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2023 News Archive

Catalysts of Change: Celebrating UR Nursing's Class of 2023

Monday, May 15, 2023 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing celebrated more than 240 new health care leaders at its Spring 2023 graduation ceremony.

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UR Nursing Ranks in Top 25 for Best Graduate Schools

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing has been ranked No. 22 among U.S. nursing schools for its master’s programs, according to the 2023-24 Best Graduate Schools guide produced by U.S. News and World Report. 

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Alumnus Michael Hasselberg to Deliver UR Nursing 2023 Graduation Speech

Monday, April 17, 2023 — Michael Hasselberg ’07N (MS) ’13N (PhD), UR Medicine's chief digital health officer and a psychiatric nurse practitioner, will deliver the 2023 School of Nursing Graduation Ceremony speech on May 12.

Pilot Funding Supports UR Nursing Studies on Heart Attack Treatment, Rural Health Literacy

Thursday, March 30, 2023 — Two UR Nursing researchers have received seed funding from the UR Clinical & Translational Science Institute for new projects.

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PhD Students, Faculty Represent UR Nursing at ENRS Scientific Sessions

Thursday, March 23, 2023 — A team of PhD students and faculty represented the University of Rochester School of Nursing at the Eastern Nursing Research Society's (ENRS) 2023 Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia on March 23 and 24. 

Martez Smith
PhD Candidate Martez Smith Receives UR Presidential Diversity Award

Friday, March 17, 2023 — Martez Smith, a sexual health researcher and social worker who has dedicated his life to HIV care and prevention, is a recipient of the Change Maker Award

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Alumna Desiree' Branson to Lead Nurse Practitioner Association

Friday, February 17, 2023 — A University of Rochester alumna will lead New York's only statewide association of nurse practitioners. She hopes to encourage other NPs to pursue leadership roles.

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Professor Jinjiao Wang Named Co-Editor in Chief of JMIR Aging

Monday, February 13, 2023 — University of Rochester nurse-scientist Jinjiao Wang looks forward to serving a broader community as JMIR Aging's new co-editor-in-chief.

Students and faculty at a mock grocery store during the School of Nursing's poverty simulation in Fall 2022.
Reflections on UR Nursing's Poverty Simulation

Monday, January 30, 2023 — Students and faculty reflect on the UR School of Nursing's poverty simulation.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (center) interlocks arms and hands with leaders at the 1963 March on Washington, where he gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech at Lincoln Memorial. (Getty Images)
Poverty Awareness and its Connection to Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy

Monday, January 30, 2023 — While poverty awareness and the celebration of Dr. King’s legacy may appear to be two disparate topics, they have a significant correlation.

Lisa Kitko sitting in a UR Nursing conference room
Nursing's Frontier: Rising to the Profession's Challenges, Lisa Kitko Glimpses the Future

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 — UR Nursing's new dean, Lisa Kitko, discusses nursing's future, her research, and her passion for fixing things.

Cheryl Lustik
Alumna Cheryl Lustik Aims to Support Growth for Advanced Practice Providers in Leadership Role

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 — One of UR Nursing's first DNP Fellows, Cheryl Lustik is now creating professional development opportunities for others at UR Medicine.

John Lovett, John Zarola and Jay Jones with his brother and sister.
Meet the First Men to Graduate from the UR School of Nursing

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 — Meet some of the first men to attend the UR School of Nursing.

4 photos of students working with mannequins in the UR Nursing simulation suites and skills lab; INACSL Endorsement logo in the center of the photo.
UR Nursing Earns International Endorsement for Simulation Education

Monday, January 23, 2023 — UR Nursing is the first New York nursing school to earn INACSL's endorsement in simulation education.

Student in the ABSN program
UR Medicine Launches Tuition-Free Nursing Education Program

Thursday, January 12, 2023 — To combat the region’s nursing shortage, the University of Rochester Medical Center and School of Nursing today announced an innovative program to provide a tuition-free nursing education for 33 students per year, with the first cohort expected to enroll in Fall 2023.

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