Matthew Nelson: Overcoming the Odds

"My perspective isn't 'how am I going to make it through this'? I WILL make it through this. I know that I'm gonna make it through this. I don't know what it looks like, but I'm sure I'm going to find success."

CEW+ Podcast: Strength in the Midst of the Pandemic

This episode of Strength in the Midst of the Pandemic features Matthew Nelson, a PhD student in the U-M College of Engineering. Matthew shares his insights on priorities, purpose, and preserving your mindset. Make sure to listen to the end to hear his advice on practical tips about how to make it through these times, and being open to inspiration.

Resiliency is best demonstrated in times of challenges. Join CEW+ Director Tiffany Marra as she talks to students, staff, faculty, and community members connected to the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+ (CEW+) in this new podcast, Strength in the Midst of the Pandemic. Through this podcast, CEW+ seeks to create a safe place where you will be inspired by the stories of everyday people as they adjust to the challenges resulting from COVID-19.

You can download and subscribe to Strength in the Midst of Change from — Apple Podcasts and SoundCloud.  Subscribe, listen, and enjoy!

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