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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.