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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."

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.

Neonatal Nursing Master’s Program Ranked in the Top 5 in the U.S.

A nursing advocacy organization recently ranked UConn’s neonatal nursing master's degree as the No. 5 hybrid/online program in the country for registered nurses looking to further their education.

School of Nursing students in the Clinical Learning Simulation Center of the Widmer Wing of the School of Nursing.

$3 Million Grant to Help Students with Disadvantaged Backgrounds Become Nurse Practitioners

The UConn School of Nursing has won a $3 million grant to a launch a program aimed at increasing diversity among health care providers in underserved communities.

Professor Thomas Long gives a lecture in the Widmer Wing of the School of Nursing on Feb. 4, 2019.

Nursing Faculty Member Receives First Year Experience Program’s Teaching Innovation Award

Professor-in-Residence Thomas Long's FYE classes are guided by two principles: "Presence is more important than programming" and "Students need character development more than resume development."

A newborn baby sleeps while wrapped in a blanket.

Nurse Researcher Studying Women’s Experiences Giving Birth During COVID-19 Pandemic

A researcher at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing is beginning to dive into the emotional and psychological impacts COVID-19 is having on mothers with newborn children.