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Nursing Students Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society

Nov 15, 2019

Thirty-four UMass Nursing students were among the 121 regional nursing students inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Beta Zeta At-Large Chapter Nursing Honor Society at Westfield State University on November 14.

UMass Innovators Featured on Design Thinking for Health Website

Nov 12, 2019

Penn Nursing and the Alex & Rita Hillman Foundation have launched a new open-source website on Design Thinking for HealthThe website home page includes a 6-minute documentary about some of our UMass Amherst research team’s work on innovation.

Inaugural PhD Symposium Celebrates Future of Nursing Science

Nov 1, 2019

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.

NEPIG Praises House Passage of Palliative Care Act

Nov 1, 2019

The Nursing Education and Palliative Care Interest Group (NEPIG)  – an ad hoc group  of nursing students, nurse researchers, palliative care providers and nursing faculty praises the passage of the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) (H.R.

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

Oct 31, 2019

Dr. Raeann LeBlanc, Clinical Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing and Dr.

Dr. Karen Giuliano Named 2020 AACN Distinguished Research Lecturer

Sep 19, 2019

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has selected new College of Nursing/IALS Associate Professor Karen K.

Chandler to be Featured Conference Speaker about Building Resilience

Sep 19, 2019

Professor Ginny Chandler, PhD will share her passion for helping others build resilience as the featured speaker at several upcoming conferences.

Students Welcomed to the Nursing Profession in Nightingale Ceremonies

Sep 9, 2019

Students were formally welcomed into the nursing profession in Nightingale Ceremonies on September 5 (Accelerated students) and September 6 (Nursing majors). 

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Cynthia Peterson PhD '22 Shares Video about Global Health Work in Peru

Sep 5, 2019

College of Nursing PhD candidate Cynthia Peterson discusses her experience as the longest active volunteer for MEDLIFE, a nonprofit organization that seeks to build a worldwide movement empowering the poor in their fight for equal access to health

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