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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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