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Dr. Cynthia Jacelon Honored by Loomis Communities for Improving Lives of Older Adults  

Congratulations to College of Nursing Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Cynthia Jacelon, who received the Elvira Whiting Ball Award for Improving the Lives of Older Adults from The Loomis Communities. 

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Mother and Daughter Awarded Graduate Nursing Degrees on Same Day

Lamoureux and Healy share mother and daughter graduations

UMass College of Nursing Clinical Assistant Professor Erin Lamoureux and her daughter, Caitlin Healy, were awarded UMass Amherst graduate degrees on Commencement Day.   


Students, Donors Celebrate Annual College of Nursing Scholarship Luncheon

The impact of philanthropy and the achievements of Nursing students were celebrated at the annual College of Nursing Scholarship Luncheon.  

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Dr. Maeve Howett Attends HERS Leadership Institute


Dr. Maeve Howett, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, IBCLC, CNE, clinical professor and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Education, was one of five UMass Amherst representatives who completed the 2019 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute at Wellesley College.

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Dean's Report Cover

Dean's Report 2017

Learn about our research collaborations, our students' stories, and our alumni success. 

Nurstory: Pride and Prejudice

Hear UMass Amherst College of Nursing's Maud Low describe the prejudice she experienced working at Planned Parenthood and the patient who helped her see the good in her work. It’s part of of our “Social Justice Video Series.”