Duke University School of Nursing Looks to Increase Diversity

This summer 10 undergraduate students participated in a six-week program at Duke University designed to increase the number of minorities in nursing. The Making a Difference in Nursing Scholars program admits students who are currently pursuing degrees in non-nursing fields but who have an interest in possibly switching course and concentrating in nursing.

The students work with faculty, counselors, and student mentors to explore alternative academic and career paths. They also participate in teamwork and leadership training exercises.

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