Professor John Collier gave his introductory engineering students a unique assignment this term: develop a method to reduce binge drinking on college campuses.
The assignment supported the efforts of the National College Health Improvement Project, launched by Dartmouth College last spring.
Collier, the Myron Tribus Professor of Engineering Innovation at Thayer, considered the project a success.
“(The students) leapt at it,“ he said. “They came up with a ton of really interesting things.”
Read the full story, published on 12/3/11 by The Seattle Times.
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