School of Nursing

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.

Christine Rodriguez smiles for a photo.

Gender and Identity: Forging New Paths

A $500,000 fund granted to UConn has furthered research in gender identity through fellowships to more than 30 young researchers.

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.

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.

Group portrait (wearing masks) by the sign for Ojakian Commons

Bringing COVID-19 Testing to the Community

UConn Health Multiple Sclerosis Center leads an effort to test vulnerable patients for COVID-19.

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."

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Thank You, UConn Health

A message from the UConn School of Nursing's 2020 Senior Class to the providers and staff at UConn Health.