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University of Minnesota School of Nursing alumni, faculty, students and special guests filled McNamara Alumni Center May 1 to celebrate the School of Nursing’s 110-year legacy and affirm its future.
Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN, professor and senior executive associate dean for academic programs, received the President’s Award for Outstanding Service. The award recognizes faculty or staff who have gone well beyond their regular duties and have demonstrated an unusual commitment to the University community.
The Minnesota Nursing Student Board (MNSB) received the Tony Diggs Excellence Award for Outstanding Collaboration for its work on Wellness Week. The MNSB collaborated with six student boards to organize the first Wellness Week in November 2018, highlighting many of the University resources that encourage mental, physical and nutritional wellness and each of the boards hosted activities. The MNSB hosted a Nutrition Day where it provided information about nutrition and made protein bites for students.
The Nursing Collaboratory, the award-winning academic-practice partnership between the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Fairview Health Services and University of Minnesota Health, was among the co-signers of a call-to-action for clinicians to mobilize around planetary health published in the medical journal The Lancet.
Professor Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, FAAN, received the college-wide President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award from the Office for Public Engagement and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs at a ceremony on April 4.
Faculty, students and community members filled McNamara Alumni Center April 12 for the school’s annual Nursing Research Day. The theme this year was Research, Innovation and Technology.
Retired Brid. Gen. Clara Adams-Ender was inducted into the U.S. Army Hall of Fame by the Army Women’s Foundation. Adams-Ender, who earned a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Minnesota in 1969, rose from staff nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps to chief of the Army Nurse Corps, commanding 22,000 nurses. She was the first Army nurse to command as a general officer when she assumed command of Fort Belvoir.
Sam Myers, MD, director of Harvard University’s Planetary Health Alliance, will deliver the commencement address at the School of Nursing spring commencement ceremony May 17. Myers is a senior research scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and is board certified in internal medicine.

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