School of Nursing

Ivy Alexander, clinical professor of nursing on Jan. 16, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

An Expanding Role for Nurse Practitioners

UConn's School of Nursing is helping prepare practitioners who will play a vital role in maximizing health care resources.

Neonatal Nursing Expert Jacqueline McGrath Joins UConn Faculty

McGrath has a joint appointment in the School of Nursing and as director of nursing research at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

Mike Widmer speaks at the Widmer Wing Dedication Ceremony in Storrs Hall on Nov. 2, 2012. (Ariel Dowski/UConn Photo)

School of Nursing Celebrates Opening of Widmer Wing

The school's new wing is named in honor of the first dean of nursing, Carolyn Ladd Widmer.

A Ph.D. student pursues her research in the lab. (Christopher LaRosa/UConn Photo)

UConn Wins Prestigious Federal Grants to Bolster Graduate Students in Critical Fields

The University has secured five awards in a highly competitive federal grant program to attract talented graduate students to critical areas of nursing, education, and engineering.

Regina Cusson, interim dean of nursing speaks at a ceremony to dedicate the Partnerships to Advance Nursing Practice's Mobile Simulation Laboratory outside Storrs Hall on Sept. 10, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Introduces Nation’s First Correctional Nursing Training Van

The vehicle will travel to Connecticut prisons and provide on-site professional training for correctional facility nurses.

Bette Gebrian, RN, PhD, has been awarded the University of Connecticut Humanitarian Award and is Director of Public Health for Haitian Health Foundation. Dr. Gebrian received both a B.S. in Nursing and a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Connecticut and is an Associate Clinical Professor for the School of Nursing, a Clinical Instructor at the Department of Community Medicine and Health Care in the UConn School of Medicine and nursing faculty at The Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing. She has been recognized by many organizations for significant contributions to maternal and child health and community based primary health care in Haiti and Africa.

Nursing Alum Providing Health Care in Haiti

Bette Gebrian, a UConn alum and associate clinical professor, has made significant contributions to community-based health care in Haiti.

A view of the eight bed clinical resource laboratory at the Carolyn Ladd Widmer Wing, under construction at the School of Nursing on June 25, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

A Sneak Peek at Nursing’s New Widmer Wing

Staff of the School of Nursing were given a tour this week of the school's new wing, which is slated to open in the fall.

Nurse attending to an elderly person.

School of Nursing Offers New Advanced Degree Program

The new four-year program, which focuses on advanced clinical practice, offers a variety of specialized tracks.

National League for Nursing logo.

School of Nursing Honored as Center of Excellence

UConn is one of eight recognized by the National League for Nursing.

Transforming Nursing

A new doctoral program recognizes the need for fresh educational models in training nurses.