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BSHP Program Director Receives MSHS Outstanding Service Award

Holly Renn Outstanding Service Award Photo

April 8, 2014

Holly Renn, Program Director of BSHP, was selected as a recipient of the Mayo School of Health Sciences Outstanding Service Award. The award is in recognition of the significant contributions she has made to students, faculty and staff, and to the mission of Mayo School of Health Sciences.

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UMR Senior Named Newman Civic Fellow For 2014

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April 4, 2014

MiKayla Valvick, a University of Minnesota Rochester senior, has been named as one of six Newman Civic Fellows for 2014 from Minnesota Campus Compact member campuses across the state.

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UMR and Mayo School of Health Sciences Admit 39 Students Into BSHP Degree Program

April 2, 2014

The University of Minnesota Rochester and Mayo School of Health Sciences have admitted 39 students into the Bachelor of Science in Health Professions (BSHP) degree program that will begin this fall.

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Livability: UMR Among Four College Campuses That Energize Their Downtowns

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March 31, 2014 highlights the University of Minnesota Rochester as one of four downtown campus that is "infusing new life into both colleges and cities."

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Chancellor Recognizes Leaders In Public Engagement With MNCC President's Awards

March 19, 2014

University of Minnesota Rochester Chancellor Stephen Lehmkuhle is recognizing the outstanding contributions and commitment to collaborative action by students, staff and faculty at UMR, as part of the Minnesota Campus Compact Presidents’ Awards for Public Engagement.

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The Jamestown Sun: UMR Students Help The Salvation Army

The Jamestown Sun: UMR Students Volunteering At Salvation Army

March 18, 2014

A group of University of Minnesota Rochester students, on their way to Utah for spring break, stopped in Jamestown, North Dakota at the Salvation Army Thrift Store to do some charity work on Saturday. (Image courtesy: John M. Steiner / The Sun)

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UMR Faculty Member Contributes To 'Women of Mayo Clinic' Exhibit

Virginia Wright-Peterson

March 13, 2014

Research done by UMR writing faculty member Virginia Wright-Peterson is the basis for an exhibit, "Women of Mayo Clinic 1883-1943: Character, Courage, Commitment," that will be displayed Tuesday through April 9 in the Hage Atrium of the Siebens Building.

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UMR Student Success Coach Program Takes Holistic Approach To Advising

March 13, 2014

For students in the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) program at the University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR), advice and answers to all their questions come from a single source: their student success coach.

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Rochester Women Magazine Features UMR Faculty, Staff

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March 6, 2014

This month's cover of Rochester Women Magazine features three women who are "creating success" at the University of Minnesota Rochester.

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KAAL: Reformed Convict Shares Life Lesson At UMR CONNECTS

March 5, 2014

Jason Sole, a former drug dealer and convicted felon turned college professor, gave a life lesson at UMR CONNECTS on Tuesday night.

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