News

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.


Monday, May 18, 2020

University of Kentucky leaders joined College of Nursing leaders, alumni, and students to say thank you in a series of special video messages during Nurses Week 2020. See below for a complete log of all the video messages and #ThankYouNurses.  


Monday, May 18, 2020

As Nurses Week 2020 comes to an end, we are reflecting back on one of the University of Kentucky’s great nurse leaders, Juanita Fleming, Ph.D.


Monday, May 18, 2020

The UK College of Nursing hosted its first-ever Virtual Pinning Ceremony and DNP & PhD Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 8. 


Sunday, May 17, 2020

Dr. Sheila Melander, Associate Dean of MSN & DNP Faculty Affairs & Practice, was the featured guest on last week's Nurse Practioner Journal podcast.