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Overcoming Disaster

September 26, 2014

During the summer of 2015, Linell Patterson, a graduate nursing student, and Dr. Maria deValpine attended a disaster relief workshop in Japan.

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Centers Team Up for Inclusive Summer Camp

September 25, 2014

During the week of July 7th-10th, children from ages 3 to 16 gathered in JMU’s Godwin Building for an inclusive youth camp experience.

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Professors Here to Help

September 25, 2014

A group of faculty came together to study the question: How does alcohol affect the university as a whole? The result was the Here to Help program.

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Dr. Joann Grayson Wins Award

September 18, 2014

Dr. Joann Grayson recently received the “Carol S. Fox Making Kids Count” Award from The Voices for Virginia’s Children.

PHOTO: BJ Bryson with award

Dr. Erika Metzler Sawin is Awarded Fulbright Grant to India

September 17, 2014

Dr. Erika Metzler Sawin, assistant nursing professor, became one of the first professors from the CHBS to receive a Fulbright grant to teach in India.

Brandon Gallo had only two months to prepare for his trip to Nicaragua.  Equipped with a passport, and knowledge gained from his health sciences classes, he was ready to embark on a trip of a lifetime.

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