A Blugold is being celebrated for her work on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The La Crosse Tribune named UW-Eau Claire alumna Jen Rombalski its 2020 Person of the Year for her efforts to lead her community through the health crisis in her role as director of the La Crosse County Health Department. You can find her story here.
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The pandemic has elevated concerns about young people who vape, with early reports showing that COVID-19 poses a greater danger to those who use the products than to their non-vaping peers. A nursing research team is trying to raise awareness among teens.
UW-Eau Claire nursing students are part of mobile COVID-19 vaccine teams
Nursing students can play an important role in the rapid response to the highly infectious and deadly virus, says Dr. Pamela Guthman, assistant professor of nursing at UW-Eau Claire.
Student teaching during pandemic, political unrest
Cade Lambrecht began student teaching social studies as the COVID-19 pandemic and political unrest created new challenges for him. Fortunately, his UW-Eau Claire education and faculty mentors prepared him for success.