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COUNTING CASH - Two student volunteers organize their station, before the event starts.

NMU’s Poverty Simulator finishes up for the year, issues arise

Antonio Anderson April 4, 2024

Students gathered last Wednesday to simulate living in poverty as a part of an exercise in empathy and compassion, as well as to understand a little of what it is like for those many peoples dealing with...

SIMULATION — Students run through poverty simulation on Nov. 7.

Student Nurses Association hosts simulation to aid understanding of poverty

Rachel Pott November 9, 2023

In conjunction with the Student Nurses Association, Terry Delpier, a nursing professor, is running two Poverty Simulations, on Nov. 7 and Nov. 15, both held in the Northern Center Ballrooms II, III and...

DEVELOPING EMPATHY - NMU students gather in a group for their assigned “family.” Each participant in the simulation is assigned a family to work with as they view what it’s like to experience poverty. The simulation lasts three hours, each hour acting as a month of living in poverty.

Poverty simulation helps participants develop empathy

Jackie Phillips March 20, 2023

The NMU School of Nursing ran a poverty simulation on Wednesday, March 15 from 4 to 9 p.m. The simulation was held in the Northern Center in ballrooms II, III and IV.  Since 2017, the school of nursing...

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