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  • Student Spotlight: First-generation student rises above challenges to make a lasting gift
    The University of Michigan represents several firsts for Alex Fauer. He would be the first in his family to attend college and U-M was his first choice. His parents, while supportive of Fauer pursuing higher education, had reservations. “They know Michigan is hard school to get into,” said Fauer. “I think because they hadn’t gone through the experience themselves, they were a bit nervous. Money was a factor, of course, and they originally would have preferred for me to live at home and commute to a local school.”
    Apr 19, 2017
  • UMSN faculty and students receive Honors, present research at Midwest Nursing Research Society conference
    The University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) was well represented at one of the largest nursing conferences in the region. The Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) has more than 1,300 members from 13 states. The annual MNRS conference is an opportunity for UMSN faculty and students to showcase their work and form new research collaborations.
    Apr 14, 2017
  • Student Spotlight: Nursing senior aiming for the Peace Corps
    Hollis Wyatt understood the fundamentals of what a nursing career could be, but she was also inquisitive about opportunities beyond traditional paths.
    Apr 10, 2017
  • Dean’s Research Day 2017: The science of addictions: From risks to recovery
    Apr 10, 2017
  • Get to know your faculty: Elizabeth “Libby” Brough
    Showcasing Strengths “Tell me an example of you at your best as a nursing student.” That’s how Clinical Instructor Libby Brough, PhD, RN, invites her students to introduce themselves at the start of each semester. Brough’s focus on positive psychology is a recurring theme in her teaching, research and general view of life. In class, she challenges each student to identify their top five character strengths.
    Apr 03, 2017
  • Student Spotlight: Advocate for mothers and midwives
     The list of Debra Rhizal’s professional accomplishments is long. She is the owner/operator of Pregnancy Arts in Ann Arbor, which offers childbirth classes and doula services; co-owner of, LLC, a website and blog dedicated to providing information and preparation for the childbearing year; certified doula; certified childbirth educator; certified individual and family wellness coach; certified
    Mar 29, 2017

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