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Juliette Shellman, associate professor of nursing, speaks with seniors at the North End Senior Center in Hartford. (Peter Morenus/UConn File Photo)

School of Nursing Offers New Graduate Certificate in Life Story Practice and Research

The 12-credit program will welcome its first cohort this summer and is designed for social workers, nurses, clinical psychologists, artists, writers, musicians, and personal and family historians.

Two people holding hands in a hospital room.

School of Nursing Faculty Member Named Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse of the Year

Amisha Parekh de Campos, an assistant clinical professor, has been recognized by the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center.

UConn Health drive through testing station on the lower campus in Farmington on April 13, 2020.

Nurse Researchers Study How to Increase COVID-19 Testing, Vaccination Among Underserved Hispanic Families

Xiaomei Cong and Kelley Newlin Lew are partnering with the Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut for the study, with support from the Office of the Vice President for Research’s COVID-19 Research Seed Funding Program.

Storrs Hall is seen from the opposite side of Swan Lake.

School of Nursing Ranks Among Top 15 Online Master’s Programs for 2021

U.S. News & World Report placed the School as tied for No. 14 in online nursing master's programs around the country, and it came in second among such programs in New England.

A nursing student administers a COVID-19 vaccine.

Nursing Students Join the COVID-19 Fight, Help Administer Vaccines

School of Nursing students helped vaccinate UConn Health employees and other front-line workers, and, in turn, gained vital experience that will help them throughout their careers.

An influenza vaccine needle next to band-aids and cotton balls.

UConn Researcher Testing How to Persuade People to Take a COVID-19 Vaccine

UConn's Natalie Shook is researching what could be one of the most crucial public health questions in years - how to convince people to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Close-up of Protective N95 Mask on Blue Scrubs with Stethoscope

Health Care Innovation Students Tackle Workplace Inefficiencies Brought to Light by COVID-19

UConn's Healthcare Innovation Online Graduate Certificate program is helping professionals tackle inefficiencies in their fields uncovered by the pandemic.

A portrait of School of Nursing faculty member MaryAnn Perez-Brescia

A Conversation with the School of Nursing’s Inaugural Coordinator of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Over the summer, the UConn School of Nursing established an Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, selecting faculty member MaryAnn Perez-Brescia as its inaugural coordinator. The new office’s goal is to create an environment in which all faculty, staff, and students feel safe to be authentic and free to be their best selves. To do […]

A portrait of distinguished professor Cheryl Beck.

Nursing Professor Receives Marcé Medal for Perinatal Mental Health Research

Cheryl Beck is just the fifth American and second nurse researcher to win the award from the International Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health.

A portrait of a nurse meditating..

School of Nursing Professor Named Holistic Nurse of the Year

Colleen Delaney, an associate research professor, has been recognized by the American Holistic Nurses Association for her contributions "to outstanding innovations or changes in the field."