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World-Renowned Nurse Scientist Nancy Redeker To Join UConn School of Nursing

Redeker is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the American Heart Association and has an international reputation in biobehavioral nursing science

A historic poster depicts a nurse reaching toward the viewer.

Alumna Donates World War I-Era Nursing Posters, Invalid Feeders to the School of Nursing

The artifacts, donated by Diane Sanchez ’95 MS, will be incorporated into the School’s Archives of Nursing History and displayed in the Widmer Wing of Storrs Hall at a future date

A view of Storrs Hall in the fall.

Eight New Faculty Members Join the School of Nursing

The four tenure-track and four clinical faculty members join the School at a time when preparing its students to care for the local and global communities is more important than ever

A logo that reads American Academy of Nursing.

School of Nursing Faculty Member, Alumnae to be Inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Annette Jakubisin Konicki, Jaclyn Conelius '10 Ph.D., Olga Jarrín Montaner ’02 (NUR), ’07 MS, ’11 Ph.D., and Dorothy Vittner ’16 Ph.D. will be recognized by the Academy in early October

Jonas Philanthropies

Nursing Ph.D. Student Awarded Grant from Jonas Philanthropies

The grant program helps tackle the nation’s most pressing health care issues through support of high-potential doctoral nursing scholars

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.