Dr. Culross honored as 2015 Nurse of the Year
Beth Culross, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the College of Nursing-Omaha Division, was named the 2015 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year by the Nebraska March of Dimes in November.   Read more...

New director of nursing Ph.D. programs takes reins
On Nov. 1, Kathleen Hanna, Ph.D. became the newly named director of the UNMC College of Nursing doctor of philosophy program. Dr. Hanna succeeds Ann Berger, Ph.D., who served in the role since 2007 and recently took the reins as associate dean for research at the UNMC College of Nursing.   Read more...

Gerontology Nursing Program Ranked Nationally
The UNMC College of Nursing's online adult/gerontology advanced practice graduate program has been ranked by BestMedicalDegrees.com as seventh among the top 30 nursing gerontology degree programs offering the best value to students.   Read more...

RN to BSN Early Admission Program
To increase the number of registered nurses in Nebraska with bachelor's degrees, UNMC College of Nursing has teamed with the state’s community colleges to provide early, guaranteed admission to the RN to BSN program for qualified students enrolled in associate degree nursing programs.   Read more...

Outreach teaches students realities of homelessness
Project Homeless Connect Lincoln is a one-day event during which homeless adults and children receive a variety of services and support for unmet needs, including medical and behavioral health services, substance abuse, and legal and housing help. Services were provided to about 350 people, said Lee Heflebower of the Homeless Coalition.   Read more...

Take a Closer Look...PhD & DNP
Learn about doctoral nursing education - how you get started, the career benefits of a doctorate degree, and how to balance life as a student and as a professional.   Read more...

College of Nursing offers accelerated BSN in Kearney
As part of its continuing effort to address the state's nursing shortage, the UNMC College of Nursing will offer its accelerated bachelor's degree in nursing program in Kearney and admit more students in its program in Scottsbluff.   Read more...

Health Science Education Complex
The new $19 million building on the UNK campus will host its grand opening, ribbon cutting and public tours at 11:15 a.m. Aug. 20. The public is invited to the ceremony, which will also be livestreamed.   Read more...

Diversity focus of statewide nursing mentoring grant
The UNMC College of Nursing has received a two-year, $665,266 grant to develop diversity through mentorship programs for high school students interested in pursuing careers in nursing.   Read more...

UNMC, Community Colleges Pave Smoother Path to Bachelor's Degree 
In an effort to increase the number of registered nurses in Nebraska with bachelor’s degrees, the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing will provide early, guaranteed admission in the RN to BSN program for qualified students enrolled in associate degree nursing programs at the six community colleges in the state.
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CON Expands DNP Program
To better meet the growing demand from advanced practice nurses with leadership and research skills, the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing is expanding its Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) degree to reach more students.   Read more...