August, 2014

  • What do `67 Detroit and Ferguson have in common? The need to build from within, say two nurse historians. >>
  • PhD nursing student roams the west to explore WWII-era internment camps. >>

July, 2014

  • In the NICU, the 'next best thing.' >>
  • NPR: UVA's Ken White talks compassion at the end-of-life in advance of a ELNEC conference. >>
  • Kathryn Laughon feted by Int'l Assn. of Forensic Nurses. >>

June, 2014

  • UVA nursing prof Karen Rose named Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America. >>
  • UVA's Pam Cipriano - a research associate professor - elected to lead the ANA through 2016. >>
  • UVA nursing student visits White House, Pres. Obama, to talk about student loans. >>
  • The newest FAANs: Profs Drake, Phillips named Academy Fellows of the AAN. >>
  • The 'Mayo way' - UVA prof pens 150-year history of nursing in the esteemed clinic. >>
  • NPR feature highlights UVA Medical Center's new "situation room," UVAMC's all-hands-on-deck approach. >>
  • NBC 29 - "Room of Errors" puts focus on patient safety. >>
  • "Room of Errors" plants mistakes to drive home interprofessional learning among UVA clinicians - an NPR feature. >>
  • Dean Fontaine, Susan Bauer-Wu's Richmond Times Dispatch essay on "Conversations about a good death." >>
  • "A Family Practice" - Mother, daughter nursing grads walk the Lawn to earn degrees together. >>
  • Take two: Former arborist, Mennonite pastor pivot into nursing in the CNL program. >>
  • A mighty pen: Meet the finalists of the School's 12th annual reflective writing contest. >>
  • What's in the secret sauce that makes a Virginia nurse? Students explain in the new issue of Legacy. >>
  • Janie Heath in HuffPost: Is vaping addicting a new generation of smokers? >>
  • "The blinds are always open" - a peek inside nursing Dean Dorrie Fontaine's Pavilion IX home. >>

May, 2014

  • NPR feature highlights UVA Medical Center's new "situation room," UVAMC's all-hands-on-deck approach. >>
  • NBC 29 - "Room of Errors" puts focus on patient safety. >>
  • "Room of Errors" plants mistakes to drive home interprofessional learning among UVA clinicians - an NPR feature. >>
  • Dean Fontaine, Susan Bauer-Wu's Richmond Times Dispatch essay on "Conversations about a good death." >>
  • "A Family Practice" - Mother, daughter nursing grads walk the Lawn to earn degrees together. >>
  • Take two: Former arborist, Mennonite pastor pivot into nursing in the CNL program. >>
  • A mighty pen: Meet the finalists of the School's 12th annual reflective writing contest. >>

April, 2014

  • ROTC student Kaitlyn McQuade rolls up her sleeves to serve. >>
  • Janie Heath in HuffPost: Is vaping addicting a new generation of smokers? >>
  • A course with "HeArt" -- new student-created class on death and dying adopted into SON, SOM curricula. >>
  • Care from a distance, U.Va. nursing prof uses technology to save the lives of women in SW Va. >>
  • Richmond Times Dispatch: Nurses move beyond patient bedside into research. >>
  • A course with HeArt: Nursing, med students collaborate to develop new class on end-of-life issues. >>
  • "The blinds are always open" - a peek inside nursing Dean Dorrie Fontaine's Pavilion IX home. >>

March, 2014

  • NBC 29: Hispanic women more likely to decline epidurals, new nursing research says. >>
  • Tapping the warrior within: Nursing research finds Hispanic women dramatically less likely to opt for pain relief during childbirth. >>

February, 2014

  • Janie Heath to the Huffington Post: Why e-cigarettes must be regulated. >>
  • Dean Fontaine in the Huffington Post: Keep those resolutions, UVA nursing style. >>
  • A storied cape: UVA Pres. Sullivan donates mother's nursing cape to the School's archives. >>
  • Nursing panel recalls WWII-era internment camps and their impact on the expansion of nursing. >>

January, 2014

  • The Pause -- an essay by ER nurse Jonathan Bartels. >>
  • The Architecture of Resilience: an essay by Dean Dorrie Fontaine in the Huffington Post. >>
  • Don't believe the e-cigarette hype: UVA nursing prof Janie Heath offers commentary, criticism in Daily Progress essay. >>

December, 2013

  • E-cigarettes: the "wild, wild West," says assoc. dean Janie Heath. >>

November, 2013

  • "Thoughts from the Lawn" blog features Dean Fontaine's speech, the Power of Pause. >>
  • Dorrie Fontaine & partners cut ribbon on facility that offers area seniors help in the dose they need. >>
  • Nursing Dean Dorrie Fontaine honored with MS Society's highest award. >>
  • From horses to children's health habits: Sly Professor Christine Kennedy's varied route into nursing. >>
  • What rural Appalachia eats -- and doesn't -- and why studying it matters. >>

October, 2013

  • Ken White -- the School of Nursing's chief of strategy and innovation -- describes his varied path to nursing. >>
  • Happy Nurse Practitioners' Week! >>
  • PhD alumna Nancy Crego garners national AACN award for work on pediatric sedation. >>
  • Don't believe the e-cigarette hype: UVA nursing prof Janie Heath offers commentary, criticism in Daily Progress essay. >>
  • A new route to the DNP. >>
  • Nursing PhD alumna garners AACN award for work on pediatric sedation methods. >>
  • Nursing prof's "Postpartum Polly" offers students a glimpse into the baby blues. >>
  • A rallying cry to public health nurses from prof. Pamela Kulbok. >>
  • Compassion at life's end: a day-long conference Nov. 9. >>
  • Red balloon, garden hose, paper plates -- check. Teaching hypertension and diabetes to South African caregivers. >>

September, 2013

  • Dean Fontaine appointed to Pres. Sullivan's Commission on Slavery. >>
  • Nursing dean Fontaine headlines fall convocation ceremonies. >>
  • Anatomy of a class: What does it take to be a U.Va. nursing student? >>
  • Nursing prof Bauer-Wu named Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow for 2013. >>
  • Tony Bennett croons for cancer care, U.Va. nursing school. >>
  • PhD student garners $56K scholarship for minority nursing students aiming to become faculty. >>
  • Dean Fontaine's book garners award, praise from nursing honor society. >>

August, 2013

  • Nursing dean Fontaine headlines fall convocation ceremonies. >>
  • Anatomy of a class: What does it take to be a U.Va. nursing student? >>
  • Nursing prof Bauer-Wu named Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow for 2013. >>
  • Tony Bennett croons for cancer care, U.Va. nursing school. >>
  • NPR: High-tech mannequins offer training, education for nursing students. >>
  • NPR: Nursing prof Kathryn Laughon's research -- on a new forensic dye that better detects sexual assault injuries on women of color -- is featured. >>
  • New partnership offers a guaranteed entry for community-college educated RNs wanting the benefits a four-year degree confers. >>
  • Nursing PhD student garners $56K minority nurse faculty scholarship from Johnson & Johnson. >>
  • Dean Fontaine's book lauded by nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau International. >>

June, 2013

  • A better detector for women of color: Nursing prof testing new rape kit dyes. >>
  • Cancer patient seeks out nursing students who offered him care, connection. >>
  • Two nursing profs to be inducted as Fellows of the AAN. >>
  • Portrait of a migrants' nurse: Reagan Thompson, DNP `13. >>
  • Nursing prof, associate dean laments our 'dead average' air in Central Virginia. >>
  • Tending death as a nursing student: BSN `13 Kim Prosser's award-winning essay. >>

May, 2013

  • Keeling receives Distinguished Nurse Award from STT chapter Beta Kappa. >>
  • Nursing prof Drake receives "excellence in education" from national women's health group. >>
  • Brewery engineer pivots into nursing. >>
  • Cancer patient seeks out nursing students who offered him care, connection. >>
  • "Postpartum Polly" and "Camp OB" creative: Nursing prof Emily Drake receives national excellence in education award. >>
  • Nursing prof, associate dean laments our 'dead average' air in Central Virginia. >>
  • Tending death as a nursing student: BSN `13 Kim Prosser's award-winning essay. >>
  • UVa opens newly upgraded Sim Lab. >>

 April, 2013

  • NPR: Nursing research offers help for fibromyalgia pain. >>
  • Reflecting on a birth, an emergency and a miracle: A nursing student remembers. >>
  • What hasn't he taught? PhD student Neil Peterson lauded with all-University teaching awards. >>
  • Nursing students take issues, policy ideas to Virginia General Assembly. >>

March, 2013

  • Bringing nurse-drive solutions to the world's most vulnerable: the new Rural and Global Health Center. >>
  • RN-MD relations: Whose responsibility? A web-streamed lecture given by nursing dean Dorrie Fontaine. >>
  • New study suggests mild electrical pulses ease fibromyalgia pain, and alter pain perception in the brain. >>
  • NPR: How grieving for a dying pet informs our take on end-of-life care, too. >>

February, 2013

  • "Waltzing the Reaper": a one-woman play offers poignant, humorous portrait of families struggling with end-of-life issues. >>
  • The Last Walk: How grieving for a dying pet informs our take on end-of-life care, too. >>
  • Nursing students take issues, advocacy to Virginia General Assembly. >>
  • UVa Today: Nursing profs, others, gather to discuss ending gender violence on Grounds. >>
  • Nursing prof Arlene Keeling joins U.Va. faculty authors, President Sullivan, at 2012 publications bash. >>
  • From Mindful: Professor Susan Bauer-Wu offers perspective on the patient experience, and "how to hurt a little less." >>
  • What Civil Rights-era nurse Nancy Milio did so well. >>

January, 2013

  • Baby, get some sleep! Nursing prof Emily Drake offers counsel on getting to 40 winks. >>
  • C-Ville Weekly: Open hearts, and how, why we teach compassion. >>
  • School's new simulation lab is complete. >>
  • Dean Fontaine breaks ground with Health System, partners, on Charlottesville's newest alternative to nursing home care. >>
  • Arlene Keeling's book lauded as 'best of the year' by American Journal of Nursing>>
  • An Open Forum: Dean Fontaine at the helm of UVa's recruitment, retention strategy. >>
  • Daily Progress essay: Can compassion and empathy be taught? >>

December, 2012

  • Teaching compassion, one nurse at a time: the Compassionate Care video. >>
  • Diabetes 101, Middle Eastern style: DNP student takes diabetes ed on the road to Kuwait. >>

November, 2012

  • "Chicken Soup" for the nursing students' soul: NBC29 reports. >> 
  • From transplants to travels to high-tech: BSN grad gets her inner geek on. >>
  • New book of essays offers glimpse of life as a nursing student. >>
  • Master's student's wife lauded by Oprah, Navy, as "spouse of the year." >>
  • In person or by phone? For pregnant teens, assessing the impact of 'resource mothers' >>
  • NY Times columnist, pundit, oncology nurse delivers Bice lecture. >>

October, 2012

  • The Dalai Lama joins nursing dean, Health Systems clinicians for "Compassion as a Global Remedy" panel. >>
  • American Academy of Nursing inducts two U.Va. faculty, one nursing students at October ceremony. >>
  • Nursing prof & historian garners inaugural Mary Roberts award for new book. >>

September, 2012

  • New name, enduring idea: Nurse history center officially rechristened. >>
  • Veteran RN returns for what she missed the first time around: a four-year-degree. >> 
  • Dean Fontaine discusses Gov. McDonnell's out-of-state partnership with NBC Channel 29. >>
  • Nursing on the frontier: Sept. 4, 12 noon lunchtime panel brings together nursing grads, NP who traveled to Malawi to deliver much-needed care. >>

August, 2012

  • Nursing faculty shortage: U.Va. profs speak out on NPR. >>
  • Nursing professor selected as Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow. >>
  • Former Cav punter now knee-deep in nursing Master's program. >>

July, 2012

  • Annual RAM clinic provides care, platform for collaboration. >>
  • After the high court ruling, nurses poised to get busier. >>
  • Are Alzheimer's patients' nighttime agitation and incontinence linked? >>
  • How do you get new mothers to exclusively breastfeed, for longer? >>
  • Linda Bullock appointed associate dean for research. >>

June, 2012

  • Why we want President Terry Sullivan back. >>
  • HIV care alongside routine primary care: DNP student studies South African clinic. >>

May, 2012

  • Nursing alumna gains attention, praise for alternative approach to treating mild traumatic brain injury. >>
  • New project aims to determine efficacy of scripting pain management. >>
  • How nursing's past informs its present: the new Milio collection. >>
  • Mother-daughter nursing duo earn degrees together. >>
  • Lessons in life, lessons in compassion. >>
  • U.Va. Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry article lauded. >>
  • Nursing grad helps people from away right here at home. >>
  • Fusing hard science and patient care: cell biologist turns to nursing. >>

April, 2012

  • OASS's Theresa Carroll recognized for work with students. >>
  • Nursing prof aims to detect domestic violence via tablet computer. >>
  • Nursing honor society lauds work of local family advocacy group. >>
  • From attorney to nurse: Kate Goss takes a mid-career pivot. >>
  • Nursing student tends extreme athletes across continents. >>
  • School of Nursing part of new Contemplative Sciences Center. >>
  • Nursing and medicine prof lauded for teaching prowess. >>
  • Free clinic provides inspiration for grad's one-man documentary play. >>

March, 2012

  • Psychiatric nursing prof Catherine Kane lauded by ANA. >>
  • From headaches to intestinal worms to HIV: nursing alumni in Vietnam. >>
  • Nursing school conference brings domestic violence into the light. >>
  • Nursing, physician leaders feted at domestic violence conference. >> 
  • U.Va. students collaborate to tackle global health issue. >>

January 2012

  • Nursing prof Sarah Farrell receives exceptional educator award. >>
  • Pavilion IX, home to nursing dean, gets LEED-certified overhaul. >>