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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.

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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.

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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."

Meet UConn School of Nursing’s Newest Faculty Members

The School of Nursing welcomed three tenure-track faculty members, a new director of simulation-based education, and an associate professor from UConn’s Department of Allied Health Sciences for the Fall 2020 semester.

UConn researcher Steven Kinsey hopes to find new chemicals inside the cannabis plant that could help relieve people's pain without the risk of addiction or abuse.

UConn Researcher Searches Cannabis Plant for New, Non-Opioid Pain Treatments

The goal of Steven Kinsey's grant-funded study is to find new chemicals inside the cannabis plant that could help relieve people's pain without the risk of addiction or abuse.

Woman rests in child's pose during a yoga and mindfulness class.

Researchers Receive $3M Grant to Study How Yoga Helps People with Chronic Low Back Pain

UConn researchers Angela Starkweather and Crystal Park are turning their attention to some of the non-pharmacological methods for pain treatment — specifically, studying how yoga helps individuals with chronic low back pain.