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Vanderbilt School of Nursing celebrates grand opening of revolutionary building expansion

January 23, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22. The high-tech building also features wellness components designed to support occupants’ well-being in health and comfort.

New building expansion planned for Vanderbilt School of Nursing

May 31, 2017

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.

VUSN professor receives American Cancer Society grant to study self-care for cancer survivors

December 6, 2016

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Assistant Professor Jie Deng, Ph.D., R.N., OCN, FAAN, has been awarded a $789,000 research scholar grant by the American Cancer Society to develop and test a self-care program for head and neck cancer survivors diagnosed with secondary lymphedema and fibrosis (LEF). LEF causes swelling and the development of hard…

Research News/MyVU New Faculty 2016: Meet faculty member Susanna Rudy

November 1, 2016

Fresh from college with a bachelor’s degree in nursing, Susanna Rudy tackled her first job—working in the emergency department at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a Level I Trauma Center. “I tell my students to find the most difficult place they can work and start there,” said Rudy, an instructor in the School of Nursing. “That will…

Welcome—and welcome back—to VUSN

September 1, 2016

The academic year is never really over at the School of Nursing. We pinned 360 students in one of the largest classes in our history on July 31 and within a few weeks, began greeting new faces and welcoming our returning students. With 879 students, VUSN is one of the largest nursing programs in the…

YWCA Names 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement Honorees

July 30, 2016

Marilyn Dubree, executive chief nursing officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and senior associate dean for clinical practice at VUSN along with seven inspiring Nashville women have been selected as inductees into the 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement. They will be honored at the 25th annual Academy for Women of Achievement celebration and induction…