NURSING Magazine: Shattering Glass Ceilings

  By Patrick Broadwater
  Monday, February 22, 2021 3:42 PM
  Rankings/Awards, Faculty

The installation of Kathi Heffner, PhD, and Vankee Lin, PhD, RN, as Wilson Professors was unlike any that had come before it.

wilson medalFor starters, this was the University of Rochester’s first virtual professorship installation ceremony. It took place Oct. 6 in a mostly empty Helen Wood Hall auditorium with a few dignitaries in attendance wearing masks, while the rest of the participants and viewers watched on Zoom. However, what made this event unique had nothing to do with the concessions made to a global pandemic, but with who was being honored.

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