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School of Nursing named best school for men

Sep. 20, 2018—The American Association of Men in Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an AAMN Best School of Nursing. The honor recognizes a nursing school for significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in the profession.

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School of Nursing construction to temporarily close 21st Ave. S. sidewalk

Sep. 20, 2018—Pedestrians should use the Wesley Place/University School of Nashville side of 21st Avenue S. and cross using the crosswalks at Scarritt Place and Edgehill Avenue.

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Vanderbilt University launches Bass Military Scholars Program

Sep. 12, 2018—A $25 million gift from the Lee and Ramona Bass Foundation will support up to 40 scholarships for military veterans pursuing graduate and professional degrees at Vanderbilt University in law, management, education, medicine and nursing.

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Faculty involvement, interest help draw incoming nursing students

Sep. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing welcomed 421 new students in August. Incoming master’s, doctor of nursing practice and Ph.D. in nursing science students each named the school’s faculty as one of the reasons they chose to attend.

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Recent School of Nursing recognitions and honors

Aug. 23, 2018—Faculty and students in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have recently been recognized for career accomplishments, research, scholarship and leadership.

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Health care workforce expert to give Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture

Aug. 13, 2018—Montana State University's Peter Buerhaus, a former longtime Vanderbilt School of Nursing professor and an internationally recognized health care economist and workforce expert, will give the School of Nursing Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

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School of Nursing pins record-breaking number of graduates

Aug. 10, 2018—The largest number of students—370 graduates—in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 108-year history graduated from their academic programs and were celebrated in pinning ceremonies Aug. 5.

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Virginia George, originator of VUSN’s family nurse practitioner program, dies

Aug. 1, 2018—Virginia Maxwell George, professor of nursing, emerita, and an early champion of nurse practitioners, died July 26 in Nashville. George was founding director of Vanderbilt’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program, one of the first in the Southeast.

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Minority undergraduates explore nursing during VUSN summer programs

Jul. 27, 2018—Undergraduates primarily from historically black colleges and universities considering careers in health care participated in two new programs launched at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing this summer.

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School of Nursing receives $1.28 million HRSA grant for future faculty

Jul. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty in U.S. colleges and universities.

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Boomers, Elders and More: How to talk to your loved one’s heath care provider

Jul. 11, 2018—Join Kanah Lewallen DNP, AGPCNP-BC with Vanderbilt School of Nursing as she discusses how a caregiver and care receiver can get the most out of their appointments with their health care provider. 

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Vanderbilt Law and Nursing student clinic provides seniors with legal, medical documents

Jun. 28, 2018—Older adults who need advance care plans and power of attorney documents can get them free of charge thanks to a new interprofessional pilot project involving Vanderbilt law and nursing students.

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