News & Events


The Center for Nursing Equity and Excellence (CNEE), which was launched through a partnership between the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State, was awarded a $740,000 grant from the Department of Employment and Economic Development's (DEED) to launch a Pre-Licensure Nursing Apprenticeship pilot program.

Rozina Bhimani

Associate Professor Rozina Bhimani, PhD, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, CRRN, Long Term Care Professor in Nursing, received the Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education Award and was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers.

Clinical Professor Sherry Chesak and Clinical Associate Professor Dorcas Kunkel

Clinical Professor Sherry Chesak, PhD, RN, and Clinical Associate Professor Dorcas Kunkel, DNP, RN, PHN, CNE, CPHIMS, were inducted into the National Academies of Practice (NAP).

DNP #8

U.S. News & World Report placed the University of Minnesota School of Nursing No. 8 in its 2024-2025 ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs.

Annex teen clinic

The Annex Teen Clinic, an academic-practice partner of the School of Nursing, helps young people take charge of their sexual health by providing confidential health services and education.

Oriana Beaudet

The School of Nursing is hosting the Planting Seeds of Innovation Colloquium on June 4 to guide participants through the process of growing an innovation seed into action.