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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...

NURSING NETWORKING — Students talk with healthcare professionals during the Healthcare Career Fair hosted in the Whitman Commons. The fair allowed students to meet with employers and network for future career opportunities in the healthcare industry.

Healthcare Career Fair explores healthcare industry professions

Rachel Pott September 13, 2023

A Healthcare Career Fair was held on Monday, Sept. 11 in the Whitman Commons. It encompassed 17 healthcare systems from across Michigan and Wisconsin, all offering opportunities for a wide range of healthcare...

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...

LETS DONATE - Cassidy Orr (left) and Maci Aho (right), seniors and nursing majors, volunteered to work at the registration station at the Red Cross Blood Drive while students, staff, and Marquette community members donate in the background.

Nation facing blood shortages; Red Cross hosts blood drive at Lydia M. Olson Library

Ayanna Allen, Assistant News Editor September 15, 2022

The Red Cross hosted a blood drive to help with the national blood shortage on Sept. 14 in Lydia M. Olson Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. NMU nursing students volunteered to run the registration desk for...

GIVING BACK—Morgan Hallenbeck (left, front), Loryn Burnette (farthest back, right), Lauren Smith (middle, right), and Analisa Ehli (front, right) Students from the School of Nursing helped out with the Blood Drive by taking vitals for those who were donating blood.

School of Nursing hosts annual blood drive with U.P. Regional Blood Center

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer October 15, 2021
NMU’s School of Nursing hosted its annual blood drive through the U.P. Regional Blood Center in hopes to donate blood to 13 hospitals to help with the blood shortage.
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School of Nursing teams up with UP Regional Blood Center to host blood drive

Ayanna Allen March 25, 2021
The School of Nursing and UP Regional Blood Center along with the PreMed club will be hosting blood drives on March 30 and 31 for the Marquette community.
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