Preston Vaughan, a 16-year-old junior from Hillcrest Christian School, set a goal for his Eagle Scout project, then exceeded it by 300 percent – with the help of students from the University of Mississippi School of Nursing.
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Dental community remembers couples lost in crash
Just before noon on Sunday, August 14, Mississippi’s dental community suffered a great loss. Six University of Mississippi alumni were killed in a plane crash in Alabama. Four were graduates from the School of Dentistry. They were making their way home from a dentistry continuing education event held in Florida.
Dentistry, dental hygiene students create smiles in Belize
There are 12,000 school-aged children in the Toledo district of Belize – and only one dentist. To say that Dr. Solomon Enriques has his hands full may be an understatement. But Dr. Charles Ramsey, clinical assistant professor of dental hygiene at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry, and a handful of dental and hygiene students lent him their services this past May.
Student talks telehealth, nursing in the DPRK
How does a cardiology nurse from Toomsuba, only two weeks before his wedding day, find himself presenting a lecture “Telehealth and Nursing in the Rural Community” in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea?
People of the U: Clint Sistrunk
An astronaut awakes from hypersleep – disoriented and in the dark – to find that her spaceship has been damaged by a meteor shower. She and the crew have only 60 minutes to power up the escape pod, or they will be pulled into the event horizon of a nearby black hole.
People of the U: Robyn MacSorley
In 1985, Oma was home to royalty – Angus royalty – Mississippi Angus Queen Robyn Preuss, known today by her students as Dr. Robyn MacSorley, assistant professor at the University of Mississippi School of Nursing and director of the clinical skills and simulation center.
SOD alumna, high school classmates tell desegregation story
It was January 21, 1970, when the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals finally tired of the city of Jackson dragging its feet with desegregation. Jackson Public Schools were given 10 days to adjust the ratio of black and white students in each school to mirror the ratio in the population of each district.
DIS nurses get technical about health care
These nurses have set aside their stethoscopes for fast processors and computer keyboards to work behind the scenes, contributing to patient care from in front of computer screens.
#UMMCGrad16: Third time’s the charm for SOD graduate
When Brannon Myrick’s first child was born, he felt that something was not exactly “typical.” Although the delivery was uneventful, the doctors and nurses whisked little Leighton Olivia away, leaving Myrick torn between making sure his wife, Lisa, was okay and checking on his new daughter.
#UMMCGrad16: Nursing graduate moves forward with a purpose
If one looked at the statistics, an African American male in the shrinking town of Shelby would have a greater chance of being incarcerated than earning a bachelor’s degree.