School of Nursing

Nursing Researcher Investigating Treatment to Increased Pain Sensitivity from Opioid Use

Steven Kinsey is investigating how we might be able to use the body’s own cannabis-like chemicals to treat a painful condition associated with opioid use and addiction.

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

Raising Awareness of a Silent Danger After Bariatric Surgery

'People can have tremors, seizures, get confused, faint, or even fall into a coma'

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

Volunteers at a commnity health clinic, check-in table in a park

Students Serving Community With Screenings, Vaccinations

A multidisciplinary force including UConn faculty and students came together last weekend in Hartford’s Keney Park and North End neighborhoods to offer free health screenings, COVID-19 information, and door-to-door vaccinations.

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

Headshot of professor Judy Brown

UConn Magazine: Diversity and Inclusion in Genetics

Genetics — especially our own, and the secrets we can learn with it about our ancestors’ past and our medical future — have captivated the nation.

a woman doing a test in a lab

Summer Undergraduate Researcher Isabella Sanchez ’22 (NURS)

The study of chronic pain has always been an interest to this UConn undergraduate researcher