News

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

UK College of Nursing professor Jake Higgins PhD, RN, CCRN-K, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Nursing by Governor Andy Beshear effective July 1, 2020.


Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Over recent months, two public health crises have converged that have placed a magnifying glass on the epidemic of racism against Black Americans.


Friday, June 19, 2020

Today, Juneteenth is a reminder of how far we’ve come as a nation and how far we still need to go. Our present-day conditions still reflect many of the hallmarks of injustice, inequity, and racism that were used to subjugate the valuable lives of African Americans, then and now.


Thursday, June 18, 2020

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing united with other UK health colleges to take a stand against racial injustice and support Black Lives Matter at an event on UK's campus Friday, June 12.  


Monday, June 15, 2020

Marla De Jong, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Colonel (Ret.), a UK College of Nursing alumni and lifelong leader in the field of nursing, has been named dean of the University of Utah College of Nursing effective August 17.


Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Breathing is not a choice. All people deserve to breathe; it is a necessity of life. Systemic racism has been a knee to the neck of African American and Black communities for generations, literally taking their breath and their lives away. Systemic racism threatens health equity and lung health...


Monday, June 1, 2020

Throughout the weekend, I heard from several people in our College of Nursing community who are deeply hurt and grieving from the recent acts of racial injustice and social unrest throughout the country.  These events come on top of the devastation COVID-19  is taking on this country, including the disproportionate burden and loss of lives in black communities due to the virus...


Wednesday, May 27, 2020

In Johnson & Johnson Nursing's latest SEE YOU NOW podcast, Dr. Camille Burnett discusses the risks of increased incidents of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic and how nurses are in a unique position to screen, access, and intervene in response. 


Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The College of Nursing held its annual Celebrating Excellence Awards Ceremony for the first time as a virtual event on Thursday, May 21, 2020. Faculty and staff were recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions for the 2019-2020 academic year.


Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Emily Jordan, a junior honors student at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, and her father, Jonathan W. Jordan, celebrate the forgotten heroes of the past in a new book about woman war leaders.