What you need to know about prioritizing your mental health in college

What you need to know about prioritizing your mental health in college

  The transition to college can be challenging. One of the biggest differences between high school and college is the shift in responsibility. It is up to you to create your class schedule, make the effort to get to know your professors, ensure that you know the material being taught in your classes, decide when […]

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Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

Marymount’s falls prevention efforts impact more than 4,700 older adults over five years

  As the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in adults over the age of 65, falls can greatly impact the health and well-being of older adults in our community. In 2018, there were an estimated 36 million falls resulting in eight million injuries. That translates to more than 950,000 hospitalizations and $50 billion […]

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‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

‘Saints Rebound’ plan targets safe return to normal activities at Marymount

  As Marymount University has fully returned to a face-to-face academic delivery model for the Fall 2021 semester, the institution is committed to both supporting the safety and health of all its community members while also providing a vibrant on-campus learning and living environment for the students it serves. The University’s approach is represented through […]

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More than 1,100 people receive COVID-19 vaccines at MU clinic on Wednesday

COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Marymount University

  In collaboration with state and local authorities, Marymount University offered Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to all Marymount students, staff and faculty this Wednesday in the upper gym of the Lee Center, and opened eligibility to members of the general public as well. The clinic, which was the result of a partnership with both Safeway and […]

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BeWellMU podcast delivers important health and well-being topics to MU students

BeWellMU podcast

  Today’s college students have certainly grown more comfortable with Zoom classes and remote activities over the last year, and are virtually interacting with faculty, staff and each other more than ever before. So to better connect with Marymount students during this “new normal,” the University’s Department of Student Health and Well-Being is meeting Saints […]

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Marymount’s Health Research Day moves to virtual format in 2020

  To conclude the fall semester, students from Marymount’s College of Health and Education participated in the University’s first-ever virtual Health Research Day. Research presentations from 18 students in the Health & Human Performance and Nursing departments were selected and posted to a website to showcase their work to a large audience. Both undergraduate and […]

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Chair of Health and Human Performance elected Governing Councilor for American Public Health Association

  Dr. Gwendolyn Francavillo, Associate Professor for Public Health and Chair of Health and Human Performance at Marymount University, has been elected as a Governing Councilor for the American Public Health Association (APHA), representing the Public Health Education and Health Promotion (PHEHP) section. Beginning her role this fall, Francavillo will serve a two-year term with […]

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