News

Thursday, July 22, 2021

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and National Academy of Medicine (NAM) have named the University of Kentucky College of Nursing’s Kristin Ashford, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAAN to the 2021-2022 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows. 


Wednesday, June 30, 2021

University of Kentucky College of Nursing Dean Janie Heath shares her personal experience with suicide and why raising awareness about mental health and suicide prevention are especially important to her.  


Thursday, June 24, 2021

In March 2021, we officially passed the one-year mark from when the pandemic hit the University of Kentucky and dramatically changed our way of life. We are taking this opportunity to look back at some of the standout stories and people in our UK College of Nursing community who stepped up and inspired us during tough times.


Friday, June 18, 2021

Counting fewer and fewer cigarette butts— that’s how Dr. Ellen Hahn, professor in the UK Colleges of Nursing and Public Health, first realized the University of Kentucky’s  tobacco free policy was starting to work not long after it went into effect across the campus in late 2009.


Friday, June 18, 2021

A study headed by Lovoria B. Williams, Ph.D., associate professor in the UK College of Nursing and assistant director for cancer health equity at the Markey Cancer Center, highlights the benefits of utilizing community health workers in educating racial minority populations in lung cancer sceening.


Thursday, June 17, 2021

We recognize June 19, Juneteenth, as a holiday to serve as a historical reminder of the vestiges of oppression, racism and injustice that are still a very real and present experience for black people in America and worldwide.


Wednesday, June 9, 2021

View letter, FAQ and admissions team contact information regarding a recent update on the UK College of Nursing's Fall 2021 Provisional Guarantee Admission status for some applicants.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Rural young Kentuckians will have the opportunity to explore their artistic skills while learning about farm safety and mental health through Farmers’ Dinner Theater, a partnership between the University of Kentucky College Nursing and the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing's Hartley Feld, PhD MSN, RN, PHCNS-BC was honored earlier this month during UK HealthCare's Nursing Excellence Award Ceremony by receiving the UKHC-UKCON Academic-Clinical Engagement Award.


Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Congratulations to the University of Kentucky College of Nursing’s Ana Maria Linares DNS, RN, IBCLC for being named a 2021 Cultural Changemaker by the United States Breastfeeding Committee for her efforts to promote and support breastfeeding in culturally distinct communities.