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Nursing student leads Hult Prize @ Vanderbilt competition

October 24, 2016

After making it to the regional finals in the 2016 international Hult Prize competition, VUSN student Kelsey Moore is directing this year’s campus event. Billed as the “Nobel Prize for students,” the Hult Prize awards $1 million for the best business plan to help solve issues facing millions of people around the globe.

Minnick and Leming-Lee receive student-nominated awards

October 20, 2016

School of Nursing faculty Ann F. Minnick, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, and Treasa “Susie” Leming-Lee, DNP, MSN, CPHQ, recently were honored with the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Dean Colleen Conway-Welch awards. The awards recognize faculty members in the Ph.D. and DNP programs for significant contributions to student learning in their courses and/or by encouraging students…

Vanderbilt Nursing and Law students to staff free health fair for older adults Oct. 29

October 12, 2016

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students will staff a free health fair for older adults on Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of their Enhancement of Community and Population Health class. Vanderbilt Law School students will also participate and answer questions about power of attorney issues. The health fair will be hosted by the Margaret…

Love of nursing inspired Doris Billhorn to go back — and give back — to school

September 22, 2016

It’s not unusual for alumni to come back to the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and show their children where they earned their degree. But when Doris Billhorn, MSN’92, did that recently, she added something special: a financial gift to the school for scholarships. “I got my chance at Vanderbilt through scholarships, through help from…

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…

VUSN doctoral students honored as Jonas Nurse Scholars

September 1, 2016

The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare has named 12 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing doctoral students to its 2016-18 cohort of Jonas Nurse Scholars. The groundbreaking Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program aims to increase the number of U.S. nursing school faculty with doctorates. It supports nursing scholars with financial assistance, leadership development programs…