News & Events

First analysis of fatalities in U.S. and Canada reveals patterns, renews call for government to track, study, and address phenomenon (August 14, 2018) Analyzing the incidents between residents in dementia in long-term care homes may hold the key to reducing future fatalities among this vulnerable population, according to a new research from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Gathered from media accounts and death review records, the exploratory study by Eilon Caspi, PhD is the first to examine the circumstances surrounding the death of elders as a result of resident-to-resident incidents in dementia in the United States and Canada.
Carol Kelsey, MA, BSN ’60, a tireless advocate for nursing practice and education and a graduate of the School of Nursing, passed away July 11 at the age of 80. She had been serving as chair of the School of Nursing Foundation Board.
Six University of Minnesota alumnae were named fellows to the American Academy of Nursing. The achievement is considered one of the highest honors in the nursing profession.
(Twin Cities Business, July 5) The University of Minnesota Nursing School is furthering its entrepreneurial direction by teaming up with a digital health business incubator to commercialize its prototype smartphone app for expectant parents of babies with heart defects.
Associate Professor Casey Hooke, PhD, APRN, CPON, PCNS-BC, was selected as a fellow to the American Academy of Nursing. The achievement is considered one of the highest honors in the nursing profession.
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing is hosting a statewide conference for nurse anesthetists and students to address the opioid epidemic. The conference, on June 9, will feature experts on topics including new evidence-based practice, non-opioid alternatives during surgery and prevention of substance use disorder among nurse anesthetists.
The School of Nursing announces three new Richard Olding Beard Award winners. The Richard Olding Beard Award recognizes individuals whose foresight, wisdom and courageous advocacy for the nursing profession have led to better health care for all.
(March 2) PhD students Kara Koschmann, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, and Meghan Hultman, MSN, RN, were named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars and will receive $125,000 each to use over the course of three years to complete their PhD degrees. The School of Nursing is one of 31 nursing schools nationwide to receive funding to increase the number of nurses with PhD degrees.


Minnesota Nursing Magazine

University of Minnesota's School of Nursing publishes a biannual magazine with all of the latest news from the school. Available in print and digital versions, it's easy to stay up to date.

Read the latest issue

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Monday, August 27, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
2:00pm to 3:00pm