Stories indexed under: Alcohol
- Faculty, staff can have positive influence on students’ alcohol behaviors Sept. 17, 2015 Alcohol is often a major reason students struggle academically at UW-Madison. One-third of students report that alcohol is the reason they perform poorly on assignments, and research suggests there is a relationship between grade point average and number of drinks per week. The good news: Faculty and instructors can have a positive effect on students’ choices outside the classroom in a number of ways.
- Campus alcohol service policy takes effect Jan. 21, 2014 Online employee training and an electronic permit process are among the changes accompanying the new campus policy regarding the service of alcohol at University of Wisconsin-Madison events, which takes effect at the beginning of the spring semester.
- Campus adopts new alcohol policy for UW events Dec. 5, 2013 A new policy that will provide greater clarity and consistency surrounding the service of alcohol at University of Wisconsin-Madison events takes effect at the beginning of the spring 2014 semester.
- Task force recommends stronger policies on alcohol Feb. 28, 2013 A task force that reviewed UW-Madison’s policies on alcohol service at university events is recommending stronger enforcement of the minimum legal drinking age, limits on events where alcohol is provided without a professional server, and improved communication of alcohol policies to the campus community.