Students explore options at inaugural Student Expo

The 2016 CHHS Student Expo took over the CHHS building's atrium November 3. More than 150 students came to connect with the 38 departments, businesses and student organizations that were represented. Students were able to learn about on-campus resources and make connections in the community that could help them before and after graduation.

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Ph.D. program cohosts second annual PBRN Symposium

On Thursday, Oct. 27, WMU's Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program cosponsored the Michigan Practice-Based Research Network Symposium with TrueNorth Community Services. The event was held at the Amway Grand Conference Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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CHHS welcomes new faculty and staff for 2016-17

Each year, faculty and staff join the college and leave our ranks. It's what reminds us that the institution isn't made up of buildings, books and equipment, but rather it's made up of people who bring their experience and passion to work with them every day. The following is a list of new hires or transfers from 2016. We welcome you all to the college.

Dr. James Henry

Jim Henry receives outstanding social worker award

Dr. Jim Henry, professor in the School of Social Work and program director at WMU's Children's Trauma and Assessment Center, was the 2016 recipient of the Sue Smith Outstanding Social Worker Award at the 35th Annual University of Michigan Child Abuse and Neglect Conference.

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Childbirth simulator delivers lifesaving skills

Bronson School of Nursing has recently acquired a MamaNatalie Birthing Simulator. This device will help students learn the complications and risks associated with childbirth in a simulation setting. Students learn lifesaving skills and how to help mothers survive on the day of delivery.

Art exhibit represents "Finale" for retiring Gay Walker

The exhibit currently on display in the CHHS second-floor art gallery represents the end of a chapter for the artist, but also marks a new beginning. The exhibit from Gay Walker, artist, retiring instructor and former coordinator of the Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness program at Western Michigan University, is titled, Art is My Therapy: A Finale.