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Professor Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN, was named the recipient of the prestigious Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award by the Gerontological Society of America (GSA).

After decades of advocacy, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a highly anticipated final rule in April that  creates requirements for 24-hour, 7-day a week registered nurse (RN) staffing at nursing homes as well as setting a minimum of .55 hours per resident day of RN staffing.

Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference 2024

This year’s conference, held June 5-7 at McNamara Alumni Center, explored artificial intelligence (AI), nursing innovations, and the ethical implications of using technologies for nursing care.

Jennifer Eccles

Jennifer Eccles, PhD, RN, FAADN, was elected to serve as secretary of the National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers board of directors.

Teddie Potter and Ryne Wilson

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing received an A- on the 2024 Planetary Health Report Card.

Barb Peterson

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

Commencement 2024

Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Brooke Cunningham, PhD, MD, delivered the commencement address, encouraging graduates to have the courage to trust their inner voices to accelerate change.

research day 2024

Faculty, students and community partners gathered in person and virtually April 12 for the school’s Nursing Research Day, Nursing Research: A Catalyst for Health Equity.