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Zachary Hall, '18, Helps Peers Deal with Diabetes and Discrimination

Zachary Hall
“People with a disability like diabetes are often viewed as unable to do certain tasks, and this stereotype can cause issues during employment," says Zachary Hall, '18, who is interning with the national College Diabetes Network (CDN) while simultaneously finishing his senior year at Albion College. His work focuses on the CDN "Off to Work" guide, which gives practical advice to young people with diabetes in the job market.

Wittland, '19, Making Strides in Health-Focused Social Media Internship

Luke Murray, '13 (left), and Andrew Wittland, '19
Andrew Wittland, '19, has lofty goals for the upcoming cross country season and for his career after college. That's why, in addition to logging the miles necessary to run near the front of the pack this fall, he is gaining an experiential learning opportunity this summer as a social media intern for the Spectrum Health sports medicine and orthopedic group based in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Mich. An added bonus: Wittland is working under the direction of Albion athletic training alumnus Luke Murray, '13.

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Survey Helps Comm Studies Professor Find Silver Linings in Dark Clouds

Bethany Mutter survey seeks to find answers to tough questions
Bethany Mutter, visiting assistant professor of communication studies, conducted a survey over the entire 2016-17 academic year to learn how people handle difficult experiences in their lives. The results are proving to be an eye-opener for her and have provided a voice for those who need someone to listen.

Quinn, '03, Uncorks a New Online Business

Audra Quinn, '03

The first game was Read Between the Wines. The new game is Brew Ha Ha! And the third game, currently in the midst of some serious research and development, is called Whiskey Business. And they are all part of an online startup, Uncorked Games. Sense a theme? Audra Quinn (left), '03, laughs. She knows how it looks. But the Royal Oak native isn't as interested in alcohol and the consumption thereof as she is camaraderie and fun and, yes, perhaps making a few bucks.

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