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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.

    Featuring: Cynthia Jacelon, Rachel Tierney, Erin Lamoureux, and Raeann Leblanc.

  • 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)

  • Dr. Chandler to Present Keynote at NJAMHAA Annual Conference

    Dr. Genevieve E. Chandler, RN, PhD, will be giving a keynote presentation with Eric C. Arauz, President of Arauz Inspirational Enterprises on April 15, 2015 at the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies (NJAMHAA) 2015 Annual Conference. The keynote, "Breaking Bad: Is Risk Resilience?," is part of the larger conference theme of "Inspiring Progress, Seizing Opportunities."