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UMass Amherst Ranked Among Top 10% of Nursing Majors

Feb 20, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Amherst performed very well in a recent ranking of nursing degree programs. College Factual ranks programs offered by 4-year U.S. Colleges and Universities and has recently updated their 2018 rankings.

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Breast Cancer Survivors Sought for Study on Fatigue

Feb 13, 2018

The College of Nursing's Dr. Rachel K. Walker is seeking breast cancer survivors to participate in a study on fatigue. 

Participants must be between 50 and 70 years old and have completed chemotherapy within the last six months to five years. 

Participation would require one trip to campus. 

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Former Nursing Dean, Dr. Lillian Goodman, Passes Away at Age 94

Feb 1, 2018

So many of our faculty and alumni still talk of Dr. Lillian Goodman and her impact on nursing. She was one of thirteen children and was a freshman in 1941 when Pearl Harbor happened. She served as Dean at Umass Amherst College of Nursing from 1970-1972.

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Aging Journal to Move to UMass Amherst Nursing

Jan 8, 2018

The Journal of Aging Studies is moving to the University of Massachusetts Amherst from the University of Missouri.


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60 UMass Nurses Inducted Into Sigma Theta Tau International

Dec 8, 2017

On Thursday, December 7th, over 100 nurses were inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing, at the University of Massachusetts Campus Center. Of the nurses inducted, about 60 were UMass Amherst undergraduate and graduate students. 

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Defense Secretary Francisco Ureña Visits the College of Nursing

Dec 7, 2017

As part of the College of Nursing's continued efforts to participate in outreach with veteran organizations in the community, a team of nursing students from the Heroes into Health Care program participated in the September 2017 Stand Down event in Springfield.

Accelerated BS in Nursing Students Collect for Toys for Tots in Springfield

Nursing Student Brings "Toys for Tots" Drive to the UMass Center at Springfield

Dec 7, 2017

What started out as an idea to build camaraderie among Nursing students has taken on a bigger meaning, thanks to the efforts of Michael Bartolo.

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College of Nursing partners with Communication Disorders department on first UMass Amherst Interprofessional Team Training Day

Dec 6, 2017

The Department of Communication Disorders partnered with the College of Nursing for an interprofessional education (IPE) event held on Friday, December 1st, in the nursing simulation lab in Springfield Center.

Faculty and students gather for Dr. Carrie-Ellen Briere's Talk on Stem Cells in Breast Milk

Nursing's Dr. Carrie-Ellen Briere Gives Talk on Stem Cells and Breastmilk

Dec 6, 2017

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Dr. Carrie-Ellen Briere presented "Human Milk Stem Cells: A Research Trajectory in Breastfeeding Protection and Promotion" to a group of faculty and graduate and undergraduate students. 

Fall Seminar Series Talk on November 28, 2017

UMass Grad Gives Talk on Informatics and Symptom Self-Management

Nov 29, 2017

On Tuesday, November 29th, Dr. Kavita Radhakrishnan presented her talk “Making Sense of Self-Management Behavior Data: How Can Informatics Tools Help?” to more than 25 people. The talk was part of the Fall Seminar Series sponsored by the UManage Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management.