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Travis family’s Vanderbilt legacy grows

Sep. 5, 2013—He was a successful, self-made businessman, and she was a pioneering nurse, but the many professional accomplishments of Nancy and Hilliard Travis were eclipsed only by their ongoing generosity to the community, especially their beloved Vanderbilt. The most recent example is a generous gift to the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing for student scholarships, and...

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VUSN students pursue varied paths

Aug. 29, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is welcoming 452 new students who are pursuing either a Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nurse Practice or Ph.D. in Nursing Science degree.

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Nursing School gains renewal of HHS grants

Aug. 22, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $427,499 award from the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grants for 2013-14, marking the 10th consecutive year that VUSN has received the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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Students promote interprofessional training programs

Aug. 8, 2013—Two groups of Vanderbilt students from different disciplines of health care recently completed projects with a common goal: promoting interprofessional training for the next generation of health care professionals.

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Pinning ceremony celebrates VUSN students

Aug. 8, 2013—Nearly 300 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students received their professional pins of Nursing at a ceremony held Sunday at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in downtown Nashville.

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Murley to oversee VUSN’s educational informatics

Aug. 1, 2013—Jerry Murley, M.Ed., was recently named assistant dean for Educational Informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN.

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Schorn named to key post at VUSN

Jul. 11, 2013—Mavis Schorn, Ph.D., CNM, has been named senior associate dean for Academics at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

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Vanderbilt planning for the future

Jul. 5, 2013—An executive committee has been named and will meet regularly this summer to develop a framework of ideas to guide a university-wide academic strategic planning process that will set the course for Vanderbilt’s future.

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New deans in place at three Vanderbilt schools as fall semester approaches

Jun. 27, 2013—Three of Vanderbilt’s graduate and professional schools have new deans effective July 1.

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Cal Turner Fellows laid groundwork on Nashville housing fund

Jun. 10, 2013—A group of Cal Turner Fellows who brought renewed attention through a two-year research project to Nashville's dire need for more affordable housing help lay the foundation for Mayor Karl Dean’s recent announcement on a housing trust fund.

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Norman named dean of School of Nursing

Jun. 7, 2013—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., who for 22 years has spearheaded curricular innovations at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), will become the school’s new dean pending Board of Trust approval, effective July 1.

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Retiring Vanderbilt University School of Nursing dean honored for her service

May. 24, 2013—Friends, supporters and colleagues gathered to honor retiring dean Colleen Conway-Welch for her visionary leadership of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

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