"Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education."

Is professional school anything like running a marathon? Tessa Stoltenburg knows for sure. Tessa’s a first-year student in the UNMC Physician Assistant program and recently qualified for the Olympic marathon trials. Hailing from Watertown, South Dakota, she received her undergraduate degrees in Exercise Science and Human Biology from South Dakota State University. While applying for physician assistant programs, Tessa also applied to race the Chicago... Continue Reading

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