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  • UR School of Nursing Joins in Worldwide Celebration of Year of the Nurse and Midwife

    Monday, January 13, 2020 — The World Health Organization (WHO) is designating 2020 as The Year of the Nurse and Midwife, and the University of Rochester School of Nursing is playing a leading role as the UR Medical Center and its affiliate hospital make plans to honor ...

  • Lee Foundation Creates Mental Health Scholarship at UR School of Nursing

    Friday, January 10, 2020 — The Patrick P. Lee Foundation has awarded $217,500 to the University of Rochester School of Nursing to create scholarships for students earning a psychiatric nurse practitioner degree. The grant funds will be matched dollar for dollar by the UR ...

  • Record-Breaking Enrollment Reflects Growing Nursing Workforce Needs

    Thursday, January 09, 2020 — The School of Nursing began its fall 2019 academic year by welcoming a record-breaking class of 235 new students. The most recent spike continues the substantial growth at the school where enrollment has increased more than 40 percent since 2016, ...

  • $3.6M NIH Grant Funds Center for Social Ties and Aging Research

    Wednesday, January 08, 2020 — A new center at the University of Rochester is bringing together researchers to find new and innovative ways to promote social connectedness and the overall health of older adults caring for a loved one with dementia. The Roybal Center for Social ...

  • UR Research Associate Receives Grant to Clear Uncertainties from Cancer Diagnoses

    Wednesday, December 04, 2019 — Yingzi Zhang, PhD, RN, a postdoctoral research associate at the School of Nursing, was approved for a $25,000 Oncology Nursing Foundation Research Grant from the Oncology Nursing Foundation. The grant will support her proposal, “Refinement and ...