College of Nursing

Gifts Education fund created to improve care, research for patients with dementia

As the Alzheimer's Association raises awareness during Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, the recently created Jo Hoyt Freeman Dementia Education and Outreach Fund aims to improve care for dementia patients. The fund will support outreach projects by the Hartford/Csomay Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence at the UI College of Nursing.
Graduates take photo in front of the Old Capitol.

Celebrating commencement

Sights and sounds from spring 2015 commencement weekend
This past weekend, thousands of UI students were joined by faculty, staff, and families as they celebrated their educational milestone at commencement ceremonies around campus.
Students in cap and gown at graduation

University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 14; wrap in early June
About 5,100 University of Iowa students will mark educational milestones as they receive their degrees at spring 2015 commencement ceremonies. Ceremonies begin Thursday, May 14, with the College of Pharmacy commencement and end Friday, June 5, with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will be held May 15-16.
College of Nursing Commencement - May 16, 2015

Video: College of Nursing commencement 2015

Saturday, May 16, 10 a.m., Iowa Memorial Union Main Lounge
The spring 2015 UI College of Nursing commencement ceremony will be streamed live from "Iowa Now." Streaming will begin shortly before the ceremony begins Saturday, May 16, at 10 a.m. Archival video will replace the live stream on the "Iowa Now" page shortly after the ceremony concludes.
Phil Was Here sign on the Pentacrest

Phil was...everywhere!

Fourth annual Phil's Day highlights the impact of philanthropy on campus
There’s no other day during the school year when philanthropy—nicknamed “Phil” by the University of Iowa Foundation’s Student Philanthropy Initiative—is more visible than on Phil’s Day, which took place on Thursday, April 30—the fourth annual celebration of philanthropy on the UI campus.
Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Iowa Now Minute - 4/23/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
This week on Iowa Now Minute features The Bachelor, a shark, and a top 10 draft pick.
mckenzie wallace working with patient

The Student Experience: McKenzie Wallace

Family friend's death influenced research pursuit at Iowa
The impact of a family friend's death from Huntington disease led McKenzie Wallace to later study the disease at the University of Iowa. Wallace jumped into research early in her undergraduate career, and has also branched off into maternal health.

Champions for women's leadership

Annual event April 8 celebrates excellence and achievement
Diane Finnerty, Pamela Terrill, and Jo Hendrickson will be honored as outstanding leaders at the annual University of Iowa Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be Wednesday, April 8.

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