A Matter of Degree: Reducing High-Risk Drinking Among College Students

The Foundation's program, A Matter of Degree: Reducing High-Risk Drinking Among College Students, was designed to develop model approaches to reduce student high-risk drinking on campus and in the surrounding community by developing college/community partnerships.University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) is one of ten universities involved in A Matter of Degree, a national effort to reduce high-risk drinking among college students by developing college/community partnerships to bring about environmental change. This grant provides continued support to the UNL Directions Project in focusing on: (1) reducing the high-risk drinking patterns of both UNL students and Nebraska youth by addressing the alcohol environment issues on campus and in the community; (2) reducing the incidence of drinking and driving among UNL students; (3) reducing the high-risk drinking among specific Greek and non-Greek student populations; (4) reducing the high-risk drinking associated with traditions, rituals, and celebrations; and (5) creating a statewide network of campus/community coalitions in Nebraska.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $468,000.00

Awarded on: 8/25/2003

Time frame: 9/1/2003 - 8/31/2008

Grant Number: 42699


University of Nebraska-Lincoln

1400 R Street
Lincoln, 68588-0417


Juan N. Franco
Project Director