Mikala Kane


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Nursing Education During COVID-19: How Virtual Classes and Technology Expand Opportunities for Students

What started as a way to make sure students gained enough hours of experience to graduate quickly became an exploration of how technology could advance the nursing curriculum

A hand wearing a blue medical glove.

Recent School of Nursing Graduate Awarded Patent After Leveraging Multiple Entrepreneurial Resources at UConn

ReduSeal, a technology developed by Ellen Quintana '21 (NUR), works with a standard box of disposable gloves to reduce waste and cut costs

A woman holds her stomach.

Is the Secret to a More Effective COVID-19 Vaccine in Our Gut? A School of Nursing Researcher Hopes to Find Out

Wanli Xu wants to see how the nearly 100 trillion microbes in a person’s digestive system affect immunity induced by the COVID-19 vaccine.

National Nurses Week: UConn School of Nursing Alumni Share Their Experiences From the Past Year

The School of Nursing recognizes its alumni for their hard work and dedication during the ongoing pandemic. Some wrote in to share their experiences from the past year.

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.