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Inaugural PhD Symposium Celebrates Nursing Science



The inaugural UMass Amherst Nursing PhD Symposium on October 29 drew more than 60 students, alumni, faculty and staff to celebrate the achievements of emerging nurse scientists.

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Dr. Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar Presents Research at APHA Conference

Dr. Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar, Assistant Professor, presented two research projects at the American Public Health Conference in Philadelphia. 


Dr. Raeann LeBlanc to Present Research on Human-Animal Interaction at Gerontological Society Annual Meeting

 Dr. Raeann LeBlanc, Clinical Assistant Professor and Dr. Katie Potter, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the UMass Behavioral Medicine Lab will present their research on Human-Animal Interaction at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting in Austin TX November 13-17.

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Nursing Students Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society

Dr. Mary Ellen Burke, Clinical Assistant Professor and President of the Sigma Theta Tau Beta Zeta At-Large Chapter, welcomes new inductees at a ceremony on November 14.



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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.”