Category: Alcohol at Stanford

Stanford parents enlisted to help curb risky drinking

September 10, 2012 8:21 pm
Stanford is reaching out to parents to seek their help in curbing high-risk drinking on campus. For the past year, a group of 10 parents has been meeting as the Stanford Parents Alcohol Advisory Group, all appointed by Greg Boardman, vice provost for student affairs. Among the group’s first projects was helping Boardman and Ralph… Read more Stanford parents enlisted to help curb risky drinking

Parents urged to talk about alcohol

December 10, 2011 9:19 pm
Parents can have more impact on their college-age children’s drinking habits than they might think. That’s the message Ralph Castro, associate director of health promotion services and assistant dean of student life, wants to impart to Stanford parents who worry that too much intervention into their children’s lives may label them dreaded “helicopter parents.” In… Read more Parents urged to talk about alcohol

Student Affairs adds new Office of Alcohol Policy and Education

December 8, 2011 9:15 pm
Stanford recently opened a new Office of Alcohol Policy and Education under the direction of Ralph Castro, associate dean of student affairs. Joining Castro are Jarreau Bowen, assistant director and education and outreach coordinator, and Angelina Cardona, assistant director and community engagement coordinator. Castro answers questions about the mission of the new office, located in… Read more Student Affairs adds new Office of Alcohol Policy and Education

Colleges address high-risk drinking

May 2, 2011 9:24 pm
Stanford is one of 14 colleges and universities that have joined the Learning Collaborative on High-Risk Drinking, a national initiative that will use comprehensive evaluation and measurement techniques to identify and implement the most effective ways to confront this persistent problem. Stanford University has joined 13 other colleges and universities from across the country to… Read more Colleges address high-risk drinking

Success of AlcoholEdu results in four more years of funding

July 4, 2010 9:28 pm
Survey results show 45 percent of students think about knowledge gained from AlcoholEdu before a night of drinking. But binge drinking, especially involving hard liquor, remains a concern. AlcoholEdu, an online program introduced in 2006 to educate freshmen about alcohol consumption, has received continued funding, thanks to survey findings that suggest it works at Stanford.… Read more Success of AlcoholEdu results in four more years of funding