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New Study: Carle Illinois Neuroscience Challenge Lab Prepares Medical Students for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

New Study: Carle Illinois Neuroscience Challenge Lab Prepares Medical Students for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A new faculty-student research collaboration suggests that the Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s strategic use of practical challenges in neuroscience effectively stimulates innovation and entrepreneurial skills in medical students. The findings are specific to Carle Illinois’ engineering-infused program, the first of its kind, but may provide evidence for other new engineering-based medical schools on how …

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Medical students mentor Jack Yates high school students

Medical students mentor Jack Yates high school students

As a chemistry teacher at Sharpstown Secondary School, Nabeel Ahmad noticed that some students were enamored with the material, and some expressed a desire to work as medical professionals. He found himself adding lesson plans to suit their interests. But he couldn’t do much. “I needed someone who wears a white coat or a nurse, …

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US universities are failing students facing mental health crises

US universities are failing students facing mental health crises

This Thanksgiving Day, students across the country are taking a temporary break from classes to celebrate at home with family and friends. Still, for students struggling with suicidal thoughts and other serious mental health issues, some may be told not to return to campus. Colleges across America have largely dropped their COVID-19 restrictions, but the …

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