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Pioneering Vanderbilt School of Nursing building designed with health in mind

Jan. 17, 2019—Once certified, the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new expansion is expected to be the first complete building in Nashville to meet the WELL Building Standard, developed to support the health and well-being of a building's occupants.

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School of Nursing diversity lecture to feature nonverbal speaker and disability advocate Jan. 14

Dec. 17, 2018—A nonverbal motivational speaker and her mother, an advocate for family involvement in health care, will present the January 2019 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, Jan. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Nursing Annex, Room 161.

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Celebration honors 10 new endowed chair holders

Nov. 29, 2018—Vanderbilt's 10 newest endowed chair holders, who come from six schools and colleges across campus, were lauded for their exemplary teaching and scholarship at a Nov. 27 ceremony .

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Walkway closure at School of Nursing, Central Library

Nov. 28, 2018—The stairs and walkway connecting 21st Avenue South to campus between the Central Library and School of Nursing will be closed beginning Thursday, Nov. 28, so that the walkway can be replaced. The work is expected to take several weeks.

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Provost’s steering committee announced for initiative on status of women

Nov. 16, 2018—Political science professor Cindy Kam will lead a new steering committee to guide actions and areas for study for an initiative focusing on women students, faculty and postdocs, announced earlier by Provost Susan R. Wente.

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New faculty: Leanne Boehm

Nov. 12, 2018—Leanne Boehm is assistant professor of nursing.

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Memorial celebration honoring Conway-Welch set for Nov. 12

Nov. 5, 2018—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will celebrate the life and impact of longtime dean Colleen Conway-Welch on Monday, Nov. 12.

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School of Nursing receives $1.43M to develop Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner education

Oct. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.43 million award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to develop and implement a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner education program for emergency nurse practitioner students.

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Colleen Conway-Welch, nursing education pioneer and emerita dean, has died

Oct. 12, 2018—Conway-Welch, who transformed nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally, died Oct. 12 following a courageous battle with cancer.

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Nursing launches redesigned MSN programs in informatics, leadership

Sep. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt School of Nursing has redesigned two of its master of science in nursing specialty programs and relaunched them with revised curricula, educational formats and degree requirements.

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Nursing taps Rolanda Johnson as new assistant dean for diversity, inclusion

Sep. 24, 2018—Rolanda Johnson, assistant dean for academics and associate professor of nursing, has been named assistant dean for diversity and inclusion for the School of Nursing.

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Memorial service for emerita VUSN professor Virginia George set for Oct. 8

Sep. 23, 2018—A memorial service for Virginia Maxwell George will be Monday, Oct. 8, at the School of Nursing.

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