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Student Scene: Aspiring surgeon sharpens her skills

Student Scene: Checking up on health careers Aspiring surgeon sharpens her skills ooking into a mouth that’s undergoing deep cleaning due to periodontal disease is no problem for Quinlan Morrow. Blood and bacteria don’t faze the 17-year-old Roseburg High School senior. “I’m not squeamish at all. I’ve always

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Bright Works illuminates health care careers

Bright Works illuminates health care careers

Bright Works illuminates health care careers You might find them adjusting splints on simulated patients at Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg. Or walking through a hypothetical diagnosis and treatment plan next door at the Community Cancer Center. On Halloween, they organized games and science activities at Winston’s South

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LEARN, EARN and SERVE this summer

LEARN, EARN and SERVE this summer

Learn, earn and serve this summer Here’s a neat summer opportunity for older students, ages 17-24. It’s a chance to work in the woods, learn about our local natural wonders and resources and get paid. These jobs are offered through a collaboration between the Umpqua National Forest, Umpqua

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Deciphering S-T-E-A-M, what this means for today’s students

Deciphering S-T-E-A-M, what this means for today's students

Deciphering S-T-E-A-M What STEAM learning means for today’s students By Gwen Soderberg-Chase There’s good news for all Douglas County students with an interest for science and technology. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, jobs linked to those two disciplines, along with engineering and mathematics, are growing three

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