School of Nursing
Jan. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oct. 12, 2018—Conway-Welch, who transformed nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally, died Oct. 12 following a courageous battle with cancer.
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.