School of Nursing

START Proof of Concept Awards Announced

Through support from the CTNext Higher Education Fund, the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has been able to administer the START Preliminary Proof-Of-Concept (PPOC) Fund to help advance promising technologies towards commercialization. The OVPR has recently finalized award decisions for the first three quarters funding rounds of the program. START recipients are […]

Spring 2020 Scholarship Facilitation Fund Announcement

Through this program, the OVPR is able to provide up to $2,000 to UConn faculty across all disciplines, on a competitive basis, to promote, support, and enhance research, scholarship and creative endeavors.

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Yearlong UConn Study to Look at COVID-19, Pandemic Preventative Health Behavior

UConn researcher Natalie J. Shook has received funding to study how people respond to recommended behaviors during health crises like COVID-19.

Portraits of Steven Kinsey and Natalie Shook

New Faculty Hope to Marry Nursing Research with Psychology, Neuroscience Studies

Recent transplants from West Virginia, Natalie Shook and Steven Kinsey have brought their collaborative approaches to research and their interactive styles of teaching to the lab and the classroom as the UConn School of Nursing’s newest faculty members.

School of Nursing staff accept the trophy for the school’s winning performance in UConn Office of Veterans Affairs and Military Programs’ 7th Annual Homeless Veteran Care Package Drive on February 10, 2020, in the Wilbur Cross North Reading Room.

For Second Year in a Row, School of Nursing Recognized for Supporting Veterans

For the second year in a row, the School of Nursing was recognized by UConn’s Office of Veterans Affairs and Military Programs for collecting the most donations to the 7th Annual Homeless Veteran Care Package Drive.

Anysley Diamond and Thomas Van Hoof hold an plaque honoring Van Hoof as a Center for Excellence in Teaching 2019-2020 University Teaching Fellow

Nursing Faculty Member, Neag School Alum Receives UConn Teaching Fellow Award

Neag School alumnus Thomas J. Van Hoof ’92 MD, ’96 MA, associate professor at UConn’s schools of Nursing and Medicine, has been recognized by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) as one of two 2019-20 University Teaching Fellows.

Alejandro Bautista preparing anesthesia in operating room

Spotlight on Services: CRNAs

When it comes to procedures requiring anesthesia, UConn Health’s certified registered nurse anesthetists are a crucial part of patient care.

A young woman walks on an unpaved pathway through a stretch of land in Sri Lanka that is bordered on the left by rocks and on the right by open field. A fog settles over the hills in the distance.

My Eye-Opening Nursing Placement in Sri Lanka

UConn Nursing graduate Teresa Lynders '17 (NUR) recently traveled to Kandy, Sri Lanka, on a nursing internship to see the differences between healthcare in the U.S. and the developing world.

A UConn School of Nursing CEIN/BS graduate, sitting with her peers, facing the stage at the Jorgensen Center, raises her hands to cheer when her campus is announced.

CEIN/BS Students Celebrate Pinning, Commencement

On December 12, 2019, students from four UConn campuses – Avery Point, Waterbury, Stamford, and Storrs – gathered with their friends, family, and faculty at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate the newest graduates from the School of Nursing’s CEIN/BS program. In total, 142 graduates earned their pins and certificates and embarked on the next steps in their nursing careers.

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2019 SPARK Technology Commercialization Fund Recipients

Past SPARK recipients have won over $4 million in extramural follow-on funding and have formed several startups after receiving the $50K proof-of-concept grant.