Mikala Kane

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Helping Schools Put ‘Whole Child’ into Policy and Practice

The UConn Collaboratory on School and Child Health launches “WSCC blueprints” to help schools implement the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model.

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Three New Faculty Members Join the School of Nursing

This fall, the School is welcoming two new tenure-track and one new clinical faculty members.

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Neag School Sees Increase in Enrollment, Diversity of Students in Teacher Education Programs

Since 2017, the number of students of color has more than doubled in the Neag School's Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates and increased by 33% in the Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Teacher Education Program.

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School of Nursing Graduates 107 Bachelor of Science Students, Honors 91 Master’s and Doctoral Candidates

For the first time since 2019, UConn School of Nursing held its May commencement ceremony at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

Sharon Casavant

Nurse Researcher Receives $15,000 Grant from UConn InCHIP to Investigate Inherited Stress in Black Mothers and Preterm Infants

The two-year award will allow Sharon Casavant to examine perceived discrimination, neighborhood vulnerability, and stress among 35 mother-infant pairs

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Carol Polifroni and Thomas Long to Retire from UConn School of Nursing

The School will celebrate the faculty members' decades of service at a virtual event on April 20

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UConn School of Nursing Master’s and DNP Programs Among the Top 5 in New England

U.S. News & World Report ranks the School as No. 34 among nursing master’s programs and No. 40 among DNP programs across the country

School of Nursing Faculty Member Selected for Federal Medicare Advisory Committee

Joy Elwell is one of 100 experts across the country who advise the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on what should be covered under the national health insurance program

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UConn Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Master’s Program Celebrates 10 Years of Online Learning and a Top 10 National Ranking

The program was on the brink of closing, but is now one of the five largest neonatal programs in the country

School of Nursing Sees 25% Increase in Undergraduate Applications Since the Start of the Pandemic

The School received 2,497 applications for its Class of 2026