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Campus News

SHAC staff
In 1990, Congress designated the first week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week
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Two-thirds of our student population are voluntarily enrolled in this Spanish language course
Angel Solorzano
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides this initiative
Pt students and Gaye Raymond
Acceptance to present a poster is a peer-reviewed process
SMU ambassadors
Interested students and alumni can apply to become President’s Ambassadors Nov. 2 thru Nov. 13

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Media Mentions

Institutions such as Oakland's Samuel Merritt University top lists when considering students' post-graduation earnings and average annual cost, while Ivy Leagues such as Harvard, Princeton, and Yale perform well when sorted by graduation rate.

Source: The Atlantic
Published: Saturday, September 19, 2015

Dolores Huerta urged students to pay attention to the world around them, asking them to be proactive about challenging injustices. "We are all related," Huerta said. "We are all advocates of different shades and colors. We have to fight for each other and protect each other."


Source: Oakland North
Published: Friday, September 18, 2015

SMU students Amy Stevenson and Jennifer Lee created a novel healthy eating class for residents living in San Francisco's single room occupancy hotels, which culminates in a trip to the farmer's markets and, hopefully, leads to healthier lifestyles. 


Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Published: Thursday, September 3, 2015

Over the past five years, the medical mannequin trend has snowballed. Among the institutions leading the way: Samuel Merritt University, Harvard's Center for Medical Simulation and Imperial College London.


Source: OZY
Published: Wednesday, August 19, 2015

SMU's Dr. Tomas' FACES Summer Medical Academy for underrepresented students teaches culturally sensitive care for a new generation of healthcare professionals. 

Source: Global Health Fellows Program II
Published: Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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