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Tumani Jackson,

Doctor of Nursing Practice student Tumani Jackson, BSN, RN, was accepted as a 2023 Health Equity Scholar at the Center for Health Equity Education and Advocacy (CHEEA) at Harvard Medical School.

Wilkie Misty

Clinical Associate Professor Misty Wilkie, PhD, RN, FAAN, (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa/Métis) was elected to the Minnesota Organization of Registered Nurses (MNORN) board of directors. Her two-year term began Jan. 1.

Shukutoku University MOUSchool

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing and Shukutoku University School of Nursing and Nutrition in Japan signed a five-year agreement for cooperation and exchange to promote the wellbeing of the people of both countries.

Fall Commencement 2022

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing celebrated the graduation of students in the Master of Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs and the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing Master of Arts in Integrative Health and Wellbeing Coaching and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate programs at a commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at Northrop.

AACN Grant

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing was one of 10 schools in the country to be awarded a pilot grant by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) for A Competency-Based Approach to Leadership Development and Resilience for Student Nurses, funded by Johnson & Johnson.

Mayo Collaboratory MOU

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing and the Mayo Clinic Department of Nursing have formed a collaboratory to facilitate their academic-practice partnership to generate, disseminate and apply knowledge for the improvement of nursing practice, education and health outcomes.

Siobhan McMahon

Associate Professor Siobhan McMahon, PhD, MPH, APRN, GNP-BC, was named a Distinguished Educator by the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE).

Dana Erickson

The Fall 2022 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. at Northrop. Dana Erickson, president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and its parent company Stella, will deliver the commencement address.


PrairieCare and the University of Minnesota School of Nursing announced the formation of a collaboratory to facilitate working together to improve nursing practice, education and patient outcomes as it relates to mental health care.

Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

The school was one of only 16 nursing schools to receive the HEED Award, which honors U.S. nursing, public health, medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, veterinary, and other health schools and centers that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.