Dartmouth President Leading Campaign Against Binge Drinking (Austin American-Statesman)

To President Jim Yong Kim, statistics about alcohol-related incidents, injuries, and deaths among college students amount to an epidemic. Dartmouth and 31 other colleges and universities—including one in Texas, Southern Methodist University, reports the Austin American-Statesman—have lined up to attack it in a methodical, data-driven fashion. Representatives of the Learning Collaborative on High-Risk Drinking met last week in Austin to compare notes and strategies.

Kim, who is a physician and an anthropologist, and Bob Saltz, a senior research scientist at the Prevention Research Center in Berkeley, Calif., discussed the challenges in an interview with the American-Statesman.

Read the full story, published 1/16/12 by the Austin American-Statesman.