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New Building Expansion Planned for Vanderbilt School of Nursing

New Building Expansion Planned for Vanderbilt School of Nursing

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will soon break ground on a new 29,947-square-foot addition connecting to its existing buildings on the Vanderbilt campus. Construction is expected to begin in late spring and be completed August 2018. The $23.6 million facility, approved by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, will be built at the intersection of VUSN’s historic Godchaux Hall and the Patricia Champion Frist Hall near the south side of the Heard Library.

“U.S. News & World Report” rankings again put VUSN among nation’s best

“U.S. News & World Report” rankings again put VUSN among nation’s best

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has once again been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country by U.S. News & World Report magazine The School of Nursing is ranked at No. 15 in the nation’s elite programs in the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings, tied with the University…

Leslie Hopkins attends SEC leadership development meeting

Assistant Professor Leslie Welch Hopkins, one of Vanderbilt’s SEC Academic Leadership Development Program fellows for 2016-17, visited Mississippi State University Feb. 22-24 for a series of workshops designed to help prepare the SEC fellows for administrative roles in higher education.

Colleen Conway-Welch named to national Health Care Hall of Fame

Dean Emerita Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., R.N., CNM, FAAN, FACNM, will be inducted into the Modern Healthcare Health Care Hall of Fame on March 26 in recognition of her transformational impact and contributions to health care and the education of health care providers. The honor is given by the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and…

Barut named Chief Nursing Officer of Psychiatric Hospital, VBH

Jennifer Barut, MSN, R.N., has been named chief nursing officer for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) and Vanderbilt Behavioral Health (VBH). Barut was selected after a nationwide search. In addition to her VPH and VBH leadership role, Barut is earning her Ph.D. here at VUSN.

Dean selected as national ambassador for nursing research advocacy

Linda D. Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, has been named ambassador for the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR), an independent nonprofit organization that advocates for nursing science and its role in promoting the health and wellbeing of…



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