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UMass Amherst Nursing is a force for innovation, learning and discovery in preparing culturally proficient nurses for leadership in health for a global society.

As a leader in nursing education for over 60 years, the College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst prepares candidates to enter the nursing profession at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels while also developing vital nurse educators and researchers to inform and educate future generations of nursing students.

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  • Save the Date--Social Justice Symposium

    Save the date: March 30, 2015 in the UMass Amherst Campus Center for a one-day social justice symposium, "Health is a Human Right: A Call to Action"

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    Register today!

  • Deputized Film Screening -- Feb 9

    Join us for a film screening of "Deputized," directed and produced by UMass College of Nursing alum Dr. Sue Hagedorn on Monday, February 9th at 6pm in the Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall East Room 160. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session with Dr. Hagedorn. 

  • Clinical Simulation Lab Tours Spring 2015

    All tours meet in the Skinner Hall Building Lobby at 2 pm and last about 30 minutes.

    Sunday, February 22 at 2 pm meet in Skinner Building Lobby

    Friday, February 27 at 2 pm meet in Skinner Building Lobby

    Friday April 3 at 2 pm meet in Skinner Building Lobby

    Friday April 10 at 2 pm meet in Skinner Building Lobby

  • Nursing Student Shares Eye-Opening Experience Fighting Ebola in Liberia

    Doctors Without Borders nurse and College of Nursing student Deborah Wilson spent part of her fall semester fighting Ebola in Liberia. She returned to UMass to speak to a nursing ethics class about her eye-opening experiences in an Ebola treatment center. Wilson has decades of real-world experience in the field of nursing and plans to pursue a doctorate in global ethics.