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New B.S. in Public Health addresses nationwide need

New B.S. in Public Health addresses nationwide need

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is launching a new Bachelor of Science in Public Health program in Minneapolis, beginning fall 2017. Saint Mary’s new program is in response to the nationwide demand for workers to meet community health needs....

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Saint Mary’s to present ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s University Department of Theatre and Dance will present the Shakespearean comedy Much Ado About Nothing at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 30-April 1, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the Academy Theatre in the Valéncia Arts...

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An educational journey to improve healthcare

As a child in Kenya, Gideon Nyakundi learned his ABCs by scrawling the letters in the sand using sticks. Pencils and books, he said, were luxuries only available to teachers. Never stifled by this humble beginning, Nyakundi will graduate Saturday, Jan. 14 with a B.S....

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Making a difference at Mayo

The Mayo Clinic is the ultimate dream destination for those practicing medicine. Physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers at Mayo are quick to mention the benefits of having access to the world’s best doctors and healthcare providers; of working for a clinic...

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Alumna has a gift for giving

As a shy, 4-year-old curly-haired blonde, Ania McNamara’s life was changed forever. She and her three older sisters were adopted by Bill ’76 (now deceased) and Grace McNamara ’77 who brought their new daughters back to the United States from Poland in 1993. In 2009,...

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Caring for diverse populations

Sissy Yang M’16 first became interested in nursing as a young girl, when she served as a hospital translator for her grandparents. Yang saw first-hand the difficulties her grandparents from Laos experienced as a result of the language barrier with their caregivers....

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Sharing the Disney, Pixar magic

When Nadia Effendi ’09 was little, she watched Little Mermaid so many times she could recite every line and lyric. Her babysitters back then still like to remind her how they were forced to endure the timeless love story over and over again. Now in a dream job as...

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