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Making the Leap from Working Professional to Nursing Student

Kim O’Leary made the leap from health care communications professional to medical student and never looked back. After completing UVM’s Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program in 2017, O’Leary will join the... Continue Reading

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Public Health Student to Champion Organ Donation at Miss America

By Amanda Brooks Julia Crane is not your average 22-year-old graduate student. While writing her thesis for her master’s in public health at the University of Vermont,... Continue Reading

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After a Devastating Loss, Making a Career Choice to Help Others

Caring for her dying mother changed Betsy Assoumou’s life in every way. The MBA graduate had been working as a public accountant for a big four accounting... Continue Reading

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How Facing Our Fear of Death Fosters a Sense of Empowerment

By Kate Whitney If your career involved conversations about life support options, meditations on death, and funeral plans for the dying, one might be surprised to learn... Continue Reading

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Demand Grows for End-of-Life Doula Training at UVM

By Kymelya Sari Seven Days Roberta MacDonald guffawed when she remembered a riddle her friend once asked her: What’s the No. 1 cause of death? No, it’s... Continue Reading