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Indiana University Health Deal Will Fund Projects, Diversify Debt Portfolio

by Nora Colomer / June 17, 2019

Indiana University Health plans to sell $637 million of revenue bonds Tuesday to fund expansion and upgrade projects and diversify its debt portfolio. The Indianapolis-based academic health system affiliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine will sell a mix of new money and refunding bonds through the Indiana Finance Authority. Read More

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New Director Shares Vision For University Health Services

by Michael Newsom / June 17, 2019

Alex Langhart, the new director of the University of Mississippi Health Services, aims to increase access, promote wellness and find solutions to ensure all faculty, staff and students receive excellent on-campus care. Langhart received his master’s degree in health services administration from UM in 2015. The Tylertown native, who also has a bachelor’s degree from […]


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Summit Focuses On Improving Health Outcomes

by Mary T. Phelan / June 17, 2019

Nurses are an integral part of addressing the nation’s substance abuse epidemic and it all starts with changing the conversation, according to Marla T. Oros, MS, BSN ’84, RN, president of the Mosaic Group, a management consulting firm with expertise in community health. Oros shared her vision for the tremendous impact nurses can make on combating […]

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New UNG-Gainesville Health Clinic to Serve Students In Former Lanier Tech Space

by Joshua Silavent / June 17, 2019

The University of North Georgia plans to open a new health clinic for students on its Gainesville campus in spring 2020, expanding services to match what is provided on the Dahlonega campus.   “We have students who live in Gainesville but take classes in Dahlonega and vice versa,” Dr. Alyson Paul, dean of students on the Gainesville […]


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Texas Tech Celebrates Funding, School of Veterinary Medicine

by Texas Tech University / June 17, 2019

Texas Tech University System officials today (June 17) recognized all who played a part in helping secure funding from the Texas Legislature that will help establish the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine, a first for the State of Texas in more than a century. On Saturday (June 15), Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law the […]

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Indiana University Health Deal Will Fund Projects, Diversify Debt Portfolio

by Nora Colomer / June 17, 2019

Indiana University Health plans to sell $637 million of revenue bonds Tuesday to fund expansion and upgrade projects and diversify its debt portfolio. The Indianapolis-based academic health system affiliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine will sell a mix of new money and refunding bonds through the Indiana Finance Authority. Read More


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Working with a disability

by Laura Kiesel

A decade ago, I was completing my master’s degree in environmental science and policy, and preparing to embark on a multi-decade career in advocacy and public policy that would have required not only long hours during the workweek, but frequent travel and overtime. Unfortunately, my body had other plans. Slowly my experiences began to erode […]

Why is student mental health at Georgia Tech and other schools worsening?

by Maureen Downey

Collin Spencer is a third-year biology major at Georgia Tech where he has served as a member of President G.P. “Bud” Peterson’s Campus Culture Action Team and as director of the Mental Health Student Coalition. After Collin and I exchanged emails about the deaths of two Georgia Tech students to suicide, I asked him to […]