News & Events

Professor Emeritus Merrie Kaas and Professor Kathleen Krichbaum

New resources for teaching introductory aging content are available from the Minnesota Northstar Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP), including toolkits created by School of Nursing faculty.

Spring Commencement 2023

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing celebrated the graduation of 136 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students, 111 Doctor of Nursing Practice students and 5 PhD in Nursing students, as well as 19 Institute for Health Informatics students, at a commencement ceremony May 15.

Zachary Taylor, Emily Gorzycki and Niloufar Niakosari Hadidi

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students Zachary Taylor and Emily Gorzycki were named recipients of the Sandra R. Edwardson Award for Excellence in Post-Baccalaureate DNP Scholarly Project.

Planetary Health

Kelsey Wirth, MBA, board chair and co-founder of Mothers Out Front, delivered the third annual Planetary Health Guest Lectureship, Building the Power We Need to Create a Better World for our Children. 

Barb Peterson

Clinical Professor Barbara Peterson, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, APRN, FNAP, was elected the International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) Board of Directors president-elect.