Voices from the Past: Mary Leicht Oxborrow

By Marie and Seth Oxborrow and Brooke Nelson Edwards In 1895, Mary Oxborrow found herself widowed when she was only 42 years old and with seven children. Five of them were still at home, and they ranged in age from 19 years old to just 16 months. Faced with the pressing need to support herself […]

The Student Record: Tiffany, B.A. in Psychology + Nursing Prereqs

Welcome to our ongoing series, The Student Record, which profiles current or recently graduated college students, vocational school students, or students enrolled in certificate-type programs. Nominate a woman you know (or yourself) for this feature by emailing us. Name: Tiffany Blue-Diaz School/University: BA Psychology, University of Colorado; currently attending Tulsa Community College for nursing pre-requisites City/Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma Major/Field […]

So, You Want to be a Nurse?: Pros, Cons, & Strategies

(A colleague and I taking care of a patient requiring ExtraCorporeal Membranous Oxygenation, in the pediatric intensive care unit. This photo is a few years old, as evidenced by the outdated equipment.) by Dora At a recent LDS feminist retreat, knowing that I would miss the session on “Leaning In,” I took some time to […]

Voices From the Past: Praying Over & For One’s Work

Hilda Anderson Erickson, who was a midwife in Tooele County, with Maud Winberg, riding horses. by Celeste Tholen Rosenlof Like many other women before me, when I began my college studies and looked toward a future career, I turned to my Heavenly Father in prayer. Since finishing school, I have prayed again and again as […]

Career Day: Labor and Delivery Nurse

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Erin Flint. I’m in my mid-thirties living the dream in Davis County. I’m married to my wonderful high school sweetheart, and we have three beautiful children that we adore and keep us very busy. I also am lucky to be able to […]

Career Day: Flight-Rescue Nursing

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Denise Evans Ward, DNP, ACNP, FNP.  I am a mother, wife, and flight nurse.  I have been a nurse for twenty-seven years and a flight nurse for eighteen years.  I am too old to give my age, but you can guess by my […]

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