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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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  • Join Us June 6: How Baby Boomers Are Remodeling Their Twilight Years

    By 2030, all baby boomers will have passed age 65 and represent 20 percent of the population in the United States. This population is different from past elder populations - they want to age without changing their lifestyle, and they are designing their surroundings to do just that.

    Come hear from expert faculty member, Cynthia Jacelon PhD, RN-BC, CRRN, FAAN from the College of Nursing who specializes in studying the aging population.

  • International Peace Scholarship Awarded to PhD Student

    Nellipher (Nellie) Lewis Mchenga, a PhD student in the College of Nursing, has been awarded an International Peace Scholarship by the P.E.O. Sisterhood for the 2015-16 academic year. 

  • Join Us: Managing Chronic Health Conditions and Personal Well-Being

    Join us for "Managing Chronic Health Conditions and Personal Well-Being: Evidenced-Based Complementary and Integrative Health Modalities" May 14-15, 2015 at the UMass Center at Springfield. 

    This Integrative Health Symposium is open to healthcare providers, integrative health practitioners, educators, and students.

    Location: UMass Center at Springfield Tower Square, 1500 Main St, Suite 260, Springfield MA 01115

    Lodging: Springfield Marriott at Tower Square, 2 Boland Way, Springfield, MA 01115 (UMass Conference Room Rate: $110 per night)

  • Announcing Seedworks Endowed Professorship in Nursing & Social Justice

    The University of Massachusetts Amherst will be inviting nominations for and applications from individuals interested in assuming an exciting teaching, scholarship and service opportunity as the Seedworks Professorship in Nursing and Social Justice.