Minnesota Nursing magazine

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Dean Delaney in Uganda

Dean Connie White Delaney visits a northern Uganda field site – one of many where school faculty have partnered with Makerere University to develop interprofessional approaches to learning about and reducing potential risk for zoonotic disease outbreaks. The school plays a leadership role in the University’s ongoing One Health Workforce initiative sponsored by USAID.

Students at the State Capitol
Students in the women’s health nurse practitioner DNP program visited the State Capitol with their professor and three-term state legislator Maria Ruud, far left. The visit was part of a course that explored how state policies are developed and how they can impact practice.

Students celebrating graduation
The school celebrated spring commencement in May, with students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and PhD programs graduating.

Alumni Society members at the History Center
The Minnesota Historical Society hosted an exhibit on the history of nursing. Members of the school’s Alumni Society Heritage Committee, including Sandra Edwardson, Marie Manthey, Susan Lampe, Jeanette Mefford, Sharon Ridgeway and Marilyn Bach assisted in the planning of the exhibit.

Assistant Professor Anne Chevalier McKechnie presented her research at the Midwest Nursing Research Society’s annual conference in Minneapolis.

DNP students in Iceland
In May, 13 Doctor of Nursing Practice students joined graduate students at the University of Iceland for a leadership course where they focused on the humanitarian crisis in Syria.