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An Advocate for Her Patients

An Advocate for Her Patients

Abby Brodbeck has known since high school that she wanted to be a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurse. She loves caring for premature babies and helping families learn how to take care o…

Where Learning Meets Life

Where Learning Meets Life

As a working mom, Angie Haney ’22 was looking for a college that would offer flexibility and support while working toward a degree. The Chicago community college didn’t come throug…

STEM Superstars

STEM Superstars

Several Alverno students have a big summer ahead after winning spots in highly competitive scientific research programs. Ameera Pearsall Major: Biomedical Sciences Minor: Psychology Ameera P…

Why I Teach: Rebekah Klingler

Why I Teach: Rebekah Klingler

As a cell and molecular biologist, Rebekah Klingler, PhD, has held many roles and is a prime example of science’s interconnecting and collaborative fields. Klingler’s passion for b…

Alverno at Work: Marquita Taylor, PhD

Alverno at Work: Marquita Taylor, PhD

Marquita Taylor ’09, PhD, had to fight to make room for herself. Now, she fights to make room for others. Taylor is the assistant director of health equity and leadership programs housed…

Why I Teach: Christy Bell

Why I Teach: Christy Bell

For Christy Bell, MS, one of the best parts of working at Alverno is getting to connect with students. The assistant professor of physical sciences attended large universities for her bachelor…

Why I Teach: Thor Stolen

Why I Teach: Thor Stolen

Sipping fresh tree sap from a sugar maple on campus. Hammering together a canoe in the middle of Alverno’s courtyard. Taking in the sights, sounds and scents of the new campus greenhouse…

How I Got Ready: Daysi's Story

How I Got Ready: Daysi's Story

All women should have the equal opportunity to be who and what she wants, whether it is an educator, advocate, fighter, or all three. “Higher education was always something that my paren…

Coming Full Circle

Coming Full Circle

Brianne Kilpatrick ’08 never imagined studying abroad during her junior year would come full circle 15 years later. Although not fluent in Spanish, Kilpatrick did not let that stop her f…

Una Defensora de las Mujeres

Una Defensora de las Mujeres

Click here to read this article in English. “Lo hago porque mi trabajo desafiante me ha llevado a este momento de éxito”. Esto es lo que dice Litze Estrada ’23, quien…

An Advocate at Heart

An Advocate at Heart

Haga clic aquí para leer en español. “I do it because my challenging work has brought me to this point of success.” So says Litze Estrada ’23, who was recentl…

How I Got Ready: Felonee's Story

How I Got Ready: Felonee's Story

Some people tell stories with words; others construct their stories through dance steps or a brush dipped into paint, leaving trails on a canvas. Felonee Webster’s tools of choice? Fiber…