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MCW Graduate School News

Enduring pain for someone she loves

Nov. 18 - Microbiology and Molecular Genetics graduate student Kristen Westdorp had run two marathons in her life prior to 2016, but the second one was more than eight years in her past, and she was ok with that. She was diving in to her graduate studies, running a casual five miles three times per week, and doing the types of things other students do to fill their time. But then her mother, Cheryl, was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease in 2014 at age 50, and, as can be expected, her perspective began to be shaped and colored by the human devastation taking place before her eyes.

SPUR program hosts record number of undergrad students

July 6 - A record number of undergraduate students from universities across the country are spending their summer vacation pursuing scientific research at the Medical College of Wisconsin as part of the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR). The program, offered at MCW for more than 30 years, provides a summer internship experience for students considering health-related careers, especially in the biomedical sciences. As part of the program, the MCW Graduate School matches each student with a faculty mentor to provide hands-on research opportunities.

MPH Program online open house planned for April 29

Apr. 20 - The Master of Public Health Program at MCW will be hosting an online open house on April 29 from 12-1 p.m. This is an opportunity to hear about our programs and have your questions answered.

Master of Public Health program to host online open house on Jan. 22

Jan. 11 - The Master of Public Health Program at MCW will host an online open house on Friday, Jan. 22, from 12 – 1 p.m. CST. This is an opportunity to hear about our online programs and have your questions answered.

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