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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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  • Register Today! Social Justice Symposium on March 30

    Register today! Join us for a Social Justice Symposium on March 30, 2015 in the UMass Amherst Campus Center, "Health is a Human Right: A Call to Action"

  • 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."

  • UMass Amherst Nursing joins the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence

    The UMass Amherst College of Nursing has become a member of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE).

    The mission of the NHCGNE is to enhance and sustain the capcity and competence of all nurses to work in partnership with others to provide quality care to older adults through promoting faculty development, advancing gerontological nursing science, facilitating adoption of best practices, fostering leadership, and designing and shaping policy. 

  • Save the Date: Integrative Health Symposium, May 14-15

    Join us for "Managing Chronic Health Conditions and Personal Well-Being: Evidenced-Based Complimentary 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.

    More details and registration information to follow!