UNC School of Nursing

Advancing Health For All

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2024 Spring Commencement

Celebrating Carolina Nursing graduates!

Event Details

New Building

A new home for Carolina Nursing

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News: VR Simulations

Bring real-world health care scenarios to the classroom

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Active and visionary thinking, the fearless advancement of innovation through creativity, and the pursuit of unrestrained scientific inquiry on behalf of people in need: this is how Carolina Nurses lead the profession and improve lives for the public good.

Carolina Nursing Spring Commencement

Celebrating graduates from August 2023, December 2023, May 2024 and August 2024! 

Reception at 4:00 p.m.
Genome Sciences Building  

Ceremony at 7:00 p.m. (Graduates must arrive by 6:15 p.m.)
Dean E. Smith Center

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Areas of Expertise

Seniors are the most rapidly growing patient population in the US. Developing new methodologies for educating caregivers and improving tools for evidence-based care creates better health outcomes for aging adults.

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Rankings and Quick Facts

4th
Best Nursing Schools: Undergraduate
7th
Online Master's Program in Nursing Administration and Leadership
8th
Best Nursing Schools: Masters
2023
Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

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Faculty Spotlight

Cathi Propper, PhD

Dr. Propper, Associate Professor at UNC School of Nursing, investigates the intricate relationship between early stress and brain development. As the Principal Investigator for a National Institute of Mental Health-funded study, she explores the impact of toxic stress, poverty, negative parenting, and household chaos on gut microbiome development in young children. Dr. Propper aims to unravel the complex interplay between gut microbiota, brain structure, and psychiatric risk, paving the way for innovative early-life interventions to prevent or mitigate mental health disorders.

Read more about Dr. Propper’s work here.