Coalition Aims to Reduce High Risk Drinking

A new town-gown coalition is working to reduce high risk drinking in Chapel Hill. In a recent survey, 71 percent of college students and 47 percent of high school seniors in Chapel Hill reported using alcohol in the prevous 30 days. The group is also working on a social norms campaign that would promote healthy behaviors and correct incorrect perceptions about campus alcohol culture. 

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The ITGA Annual Conference

The ITGA annual conference is the world's largest network of campus community pro-fessionals that meet annually to share promising practices that address the unique issues and opportunities common to insti-tutions of higher education and their host communities. Watch the YouTube video from the 2016 ITGA conference to see why you should join us in Eugene, Oregon next year! 

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Nike Co-Founder Gives U of Oregon $500 Million

The University of Oregon announced that it would receive a $500 million  gift from Phil Knight, Nike's co-founder, and his wife Penny. Oregon said the gift will be part of a $1 billion project to create a new science campus in Eugene. The largely donor-funded interdis-ciplinary campus will train scientists while also focusing on entrepreneurship and ties with business, said the university. 

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