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Pinning ceremony celebrates School of Nursing students

Aug. 6, 2015—Nearly 300 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students were recognized for completing their programs of study during a pinning ceremony held Sunday at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville.

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Vanderbilt University School of Nursing jumps to No. 11 in ‘U.S. News’ rankings

Mar. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt's School of Nursing and Peabody College of education and human development fared well in this year's "U.S. News & World Report" rankings.

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Photo: VUSN pinning

Jan. 15, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., left, poses with Alexa Clay, a nurse-midwifery student, at VUSN’s recent Pinning Ceremony.

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Web storytelling study helps children cope with cancer

Oct. 23, 2014—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has been awarded a $1.8 million grant by National Institute of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research. The four-year grant is in partnership with the Palliative Care Research Cooperative (PCRC), and will recruit children with advanced or relapsed cancer via Facebook and develop a Web-based tool so they can...

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Incoming VUSN students driven to make a difference

Aug. 28, 2014—This year, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing welcomed 463 new students pursuing Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice or Ph.D. degrees.

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New health coaching certificate program to be offered this fall

Aug. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt will offer a certificate program for health professionals to educate them in helping patients set realistic health goals and provide support in reaching them.

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Nursing students shine at pin ceremony

Aug. 7, 2014—More than 300 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students were recognized for completing their programs of study during a pinning ceremony held Sunday at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in downtown Nashville.

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School of Nursing kicks off strategic planning process

Jul. 31, 2014—Nearly 200 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members took part in a special planning retreat last weekend, kicking off a six-month process to develop the school’s strategic vision.

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VUSN’s gerontological nursing efforts recognized

Jun. 12, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been awarded membership in the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) in recognition of the highest level of commitment to the field of gerontological nursing.

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Nursing graduates embrace chance to improve health care

May. 15, 2014—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, told graduates during Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week that “this is the most exciting time to be a new master’s or doctorally prepared nurse because nursing is more appreciated than ever.

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Photo: VUSN Pinning

Dec. 19, 2013—School of Nursing Dean Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., awarded a VUSN pin to 16 students at Sunday’s pinning ceremony at Benton Chapel.

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Norman: To succeed, VUSN must collaborate and innovate

Oct. 4, 2013—In her new role as dean, Linda Norman's top priority is to increase the School of Nursing's work with interprofessional education, practice and scholarship.

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