MUSE Projects Empower Future Nurses
EDUCATION
Nov 18, 2013

MUSE Projects Empower Future Nurses to Use the Power of What They Know

In order for nursing students to fully harness what they learn in our classrooms, they must explore beyond the walls of the college and put knowledge into practice. As director of the My University Signature Experience (MUSE) Project, Assistant Professor Linda Edelman, PhD, MPhil, RN, is helping nursing students to do just that by engaging in MUSE programs such as community engaged learning, undergraduate research, global health and health policy.... Read More

Women Interested in Nursing (WIN) Fall 2013 Seminar
EDUCATION
Oct 22, 2013

Women Interested in Nursing (WIN) Fall 2013 Seminar

On October 22, 2013 the University of Utah College of Nursing invited members of Women Interested in Nursing (WIN), a community of women who are interested and supportive of the work at the College of Nursing, to hear from psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner ElLois Bailey, MSN and PMHNP-BC, as she shared important evidence about how stress, nutritional patterns, and inflammation affect your mood. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Oct 21, 2013

Utah Aging Alliance Recognizes Professor Michael Caserta with Pioneer Award

On Friday, October 11, University of Utah College of Nursing Professor Michael Caserta, PhD, inaugural holder of the Robert L. and Joyce T. Rice Presidential Endowed Chair in Healthy Aging, saw his efforts to help establish the Utah Aging Alliance come full circle when he was presented with the organization's Pioneer Award. The award recognizes significant contributions to advance the field of aging in Utah.... Read More

EDUCATION
Jul 25, 2013

Distinguished Professor Kathi Mooney on What Makes the U Distinctive

In 2013, Professor Kathi Mooney, PhD became the first member of the College of Nursing faculty to be selected for the honor of Distinguished Professor at the University of Utah. For the college, the recognition celebrates the contributions of a professor who, in the words of Dean Maureen R. Keefe, RN, PhD, FAAN, "Exemplifies the full spectrum of academic excellence."... Read More

Dean's Message: Welcoming the New Dean
EDUCATION
Jul 01, 2013

Dean's Message: Welcoming the New Dean

With this summer edition of excellence, I bid you a fond farewell and ask you to join me in extending a warm welcome to your new dean, Dr. Patricia Morton. While Dr. Morton officially begins in her new role August 1, she has spent the summer seamlessly integrating into the College of Nursing, community and into a strong leadership position as your dean.... Read More

CON Alumni Association Hosts 19th Annual Honors for Nursing
RECOGNITION
May 07, 2013

CON Alumni Association Hosts 19th Annual Honors for Nursing

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 the College of Nursing Alumni Association hosted the 19th Annual Honors for Nursing. This annual celebratory event, held during National Nurses Week, provides an opportunity to recognize and support Utah's nursing professionals and those who provide support to nursing. ... Read More

Jana Lauderdale Receives 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award
RECOGNITION
May 01, 2013

Jana Lauderdale Receives 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award

A member of the Comanche Nation and the third of four generations of women in her family to become a nurse, Jana Lauderdale (PhD 1992), selected the doctoral program at the University of Utah College of Nursing for the opportunity it presented to learn the humanistic art and science of transcultural nursing under the mentorship of the theory's founder, Madeleine Leininger, as well as esteemed faculty in the field.... Read More

Engaging Students Through My University Signature Experience (MUSE) Project
RECOGNITION
Apr 01, 2013

Engaging Students Through My University Signature Experience (MUSE) Project

When Mandi Vlam left her job as a financial planner in order to become a full-time caretaker for her mother who was suffering from multiple sclerosis, the University of Utah alumna, with undergraduate degrees in Humanities and Social and Behavioral Science, knew the decision would have both personal and professional implications. ... Read More