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Maeve Howett Awarded Sustainability Curriculum Fellowship

Maeve Howett, PhD, Clinical Professor and Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Nursing Education, is one of twelve faculty recipients of a UMass Amherst Sustainability Curriculum Fellowship.

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Dr. Rachel Walker Discusses Her Nurse Innovator Journey


Dr. Rachel Walker discussing her innovation journey NSNA 2019, © 2019 Stacey Estrella for Humanifesto Studios

Assistant Professor Rachel Walker PhD, RN, OCN is featured in a recent article entitled "Why Healthcare Needs Nurse Innovators like Dr. Rachel Walker"

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Dr. Cynthia Jacelon Named Interim Dean


Congratulations to College of Nursing Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Cynthia Jacelon, who has been named Interim Dean of the College by Provost John McCarthy. 

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DNP Profile: Renia Smith 



Renia Smith, who earned a DNP in May 2019, shares her inspiring story about fulfilling her dream of becoming a nurse.

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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.”