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Albion College, Wilson Institute Launch Comprehensive Public Health Initiative

Albion College sign

Albion College sign
Led by 1977 alumnus James Wilson, M.D. Ph.D., a renowned medical scientist, Albion College has launched an ambitious Comprehensive Public Health Initiative that will advance community conversation and understanding of the social, political, economic and public health dimensions of the coronavirus pandemic and is beginning work with students, staff, faculty and community members to address the ongoing toll of COVID-19.

Dr. Ron Mourad, Professor of Religious Studies, Named Interim Provost

Dr. Ron Mourad, professor of religious studies and interim provost, Albion College

Dr. Ron Mourad, professor of religious studies and interim provost, Albion College
Dr. Ron Mourad, who has taught in Albion College's Religious Studies Department since 2001, has been named interim provost effective July 1. "I like thinking about new programs and how they attract new and different types of students," he said. "We want to enliven a student’s imagination."

As Contact Tracers, Wilson Institute Students Are Out Front in Pandemic Battle

Lucretia Woods, '21, is interning for Howard Brown Health in Chicago during summer 2020.

Lucretia Woods, '21, is interning for Howard Brown Health in Chicago during summer 2020.
Albion College's Lisa and James Wilson Institute for Medicine aims to be part of finding a way forward during, and after, the coronavirus pandemic. One way is by offering pubic health options to pre-med students in the form of internships that offer real-world experience—like at Howard Brown Health in Chicago, where Lucretia Woods, '21 (left), and Camari Jones, '23, are serving as recently trained contact tracers in their hometown.

Albion College Outlines Fall 2020 Semester Academic Plan

The Ferguson Building on the Albion College Quad

The Ferguson Building on the Albion College Quad
Two seven-week modules will be offered in which students may take up to two in-person courses in each module, plus new summer and intersession learning opportunities. The semester will end by Thanksgiving.

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