iStan, a 180-pound mannequin with human-like skin, pulses in 14 locations on his body, and a skeletal structure that enables true-to-life articulated motion, challenges students to respond to a broad range of traumas and injuries—from stab wounds to pneumonia with septic shock—bringing an unprecedented degree of realism to nursing education.
College of Health Sciences
With eight academic programs in everything from biomechanics and movement sciences to nursing to health services administration and physical therapy, the College of Health Sciences' focus on health care through experiential and multi-disciplinary education is renowned. Annual gifts speak to the essential and core role of higher education-- tuition assistance, faculty support, and innovative program initiatives.
A STAR is Born
The Health Sciences Complex on the new STAR, Science Technology and Advanced Research, campus will include space for interprofessional education programs for healthcare students, core laboratories for interdisciplinary research, community clinics with on-site care that also provide hands-on training and space for biomedical and biotechnology companies.