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Calling Forth The Courage: A Day of Inspiring Discussion

March 14, 2014 | In Alumni, Events, News Tags: ,

On Thursday, March 6th, leaders in nursing came together to share provocative ideas and bold approaches for enhancing health care in Calling Forth the Courage: Making a Difference in Health and Health Care. The daylong symposium featured five speakers and an opportunity to reflect on the talks in an afternoon discussion moderated by Dean and Alumni Distinguished Professor Kristen M. Swanson, PhD, RN, FAAN.

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Sheila Santacroce Receives Grant From Northwestern Mutual and Alex’s Lemonade Stand

March 11, 2014 | In Events, Faculty, News Tags: , ,

Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Scholar Sheila Santacroce was awarded a $50,000 research grant by Jay Scott, co-executive director of the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, Mike Condrey, managing partner of Northwestern Mutual, on March 5. The grant is part of a two-year $100,000 Nurse Discovery Award.

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Board of Governors Approves DNP Curriculum for the SON

February 8, 2013 | In Education, Faculty, News, Students Tags:

UPDATE: Please read the DNP FAQ to learn about our DNP Program, Application Requirements, and find out who is eligible to apply now. Please click here.

In a letter to the SON community, Dean Kristen Swanson announced that the SON will be adding a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree to the school’s educational program. The following message was sent to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the SON:

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