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exhausted nurseReports of nurses leaving the profession during the pandemic due to burnout and overall distress was the impetus for a UWindsor-led research project that will develop a course to psychologically prepare nursing students for work in hospitals during health-care crises. Photo by Cedric Fauntleroy/Pexels.

Project to train nurses to cope with health-care crises

A new research project aims to ensure nursing graduates are psychologically prepared to work in hospitals during health-care crises.
Betty Jo BarrettProfessor Betty Jo Barrett will lead the fall 2022 Walls to Bridges course “Tough Chicks.”

Applications open for course to bring learning to correctional settings

Applications are now open for the fall 2022 Walls to Bridges course “Tough Chicks: Representations of Women’s Strength and Anger in Popular Culture and Society.”

This will be the fifth Walls to Bridges course offered by Women’s and Gender Studies in the School of Social Work at South West Detention Centre. The classes are taught in jails, prison, and community correctional settings, bringing together students who have been incarcerated with those enrolled in university programs.

Geoff MacDonaldPsychology professor Geoff MacDonald of the University of Toronto will present on “Singlehood and Well-Being,” Thursday, May 12.

Colloquium to consider well-being of singles

Psychology professor Geoff MacDonald of the University of Toronto will present on “Singlehood and Well-Being,” on Thursday, May 12.