2022 Academic Exhibition

Faculty Advisor

Brian Matz

Student Status



Religious Studies

Publication Date

Spring 2022

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation



Degree Program

BA, Religious Studies


Rather than giving up, the terminal patient can be helped to continue living until they die, experiencing a time of personal growth for all involved through the creation of legacy projects.


Jeannine Millner is a Religious Studies Major who is training to be an end-of-life doula. Her presentation focused on adding value to the life of terminally ill patients through legacy projects. She provides the terminally ill a meaningful way to tell their stories. These legacy projects make memories tangible for the families of her clients. Clients and loved ones use their talents and creativity to create a variety of projects including pillows, journals, letters, art, videos, and audio recordings. Jeannine finds a way to give closure to patients as well as their families.

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