School of Nursing


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

March 23, 2020

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.

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

February 11, 2020

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.

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

January 16, 2020

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.

Spotlight on Services: CRNAs

January 15, 2020

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

My Eye-Opening Nursing Placement in Sri Lanka

January 10, 2020

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.

CEIN/BS Students Celebrate Pinning, Commencement

December 13, 2019

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.

2019 SPARK Technology Commercialization Fund Recipients

October 10, 2019

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.

Hundreds of UConn Interprofessional Health Students Gather at UConn Health

October 9, 2019

On Oct. 4 for the annual Deans’ Afternoon more than 450 health professional students from across 9 UConn schools and programs gathered together at UConn Health.

‘I’m a Nurse… I Can’t Let You Do This’

September 19, 2019

UConn Health nurse practitioner shares her story of how she talked a disturbed patient off the ledge.

START Preliminary Proof of Concept Fund Recipients

September 13, 2019

Through a generous grant from the CTNext Higher Education Fund last year, the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) has been administering an early stage translational research funding program called the START Preliminary Proof of Concept Fund. Under the grant, funding is provided to investigators at Central Connecticut State University, Southern Connecticut State […]

Bridging Science at UConn’s Biophysics Facility

September 4, 2019

The University of Connecticut houses its very own Biophysics Facility, where expert technicians use specialized equipment to help UConn researchers better understand how biological systems work.