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University of Vermont Drinking collaborative establishes guidelines-7/8/11 Representatives from 32 colleges and universities meet in the newly formed Collaborative on High-Risk Drinking, including Duke University ---- More information on the Learning Collaborative at  http://www.nchip.org/
University of Vermont Colleges Continue Battling Binge Drinking-8/24/11 “The 20-year-old says binge drinking at college is often the result of having to celebrate secretly. "I'd say that people drink quicker because they want to be able to get that buzz faster, so they don't have to be carrying around a beer on the street, which you'd get clipped for by the cops immediately."”
University of Vermont Policy in the works to encourage drunk UNH students to seek help-8/25/10 “Other New England schools that have a Good Samaritan Policy include the University of Vermont, University of Maine, Boston University, Yale University, Brown University and Dartmouth College.”
University of Vermont Castleton to host state symposium on high-risk drinking on campuses-10/8/13 “The day will feature discussions on screening, prevention, treatment and recovery, and the importance of getting parents involved.”
University of Vermont Vt. seeks solution to colleg binge drinking-10/9/13 “Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen said that college students tend to drink less when their parents are aware of what they are doing, especially when they first arrive on campus.”
University of Vermont Vt. seeks solution to colleg binge drinking-10/9/13 “Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen said that college students tend to drink less when their parents are aware of what they are doing, especially when they first arrive on campus.”
University of Vemont Fines to up UVM’s safety-Sanctions up to $250 for on-campus alcohol, drug use-9/17/13 “These include a $250 fine for having a container of alcohol containing 12 or more servings on campus and a fine of $150 for a first drug possession offence or possessing empty containers of alcoholic beverages.  There were 716 alcohol-related cases at UVM last year and 294 drug related cases.”
University of Vermont UVM takes new approach to drug and alcohol abuse-8/4/14 “The University of Vermont hopes to catch substance abuse before it's too late with SBIRT, Screening Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment.”
 

Recent Alcohol-Related Tragedies involving University of Vermont Students

Michelle Gardner-Quinn, October 7, 2006, University of Vermont How and why? Michelle was last seen on a Saturday night shortly after 2:30 a.m. walking back to campus after a night out at downtown bars with friends. Police said she was walking with a man whose cellphone she had borrowed. Brian Rooney,a the 37-year-old Richmond man, is charged with sexually assaulting and then killing Michelle after he loaned her his cell phone on Burlington's Main Street 
 
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