College of Nursing

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Taking nursing to the next level

UI College of Nursing is Iowa's leader in making advanced degrees more accessible to registered nurses through online program
The University of Iowa College of Nursing is Iowa's leader in making advanced degrees more accessible to registered nurses. The UI offers two tracks for completing a BSN: a traditional on-campus, four-year program and an online RN-to-BSN program.
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University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 12, will wrap in early June
This year, about 4,930 University of Iowa students will be recognized at spring 2016 commencement ceremonies, which begin May 12 with the College of Pharmacy commencement, and end June 3.
University of Iowa College of Nursing Commencement - May 14, 2016

Video: College of Nursing commencement ceremony

A video recording of the spring 2016 UI College of Nursing commencement ceremony is now available for viewing. The event was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14.
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Full partner

For seven decades, Susan Boyd has been as much a part of UI life as Sandy
Though Sandy Boyd’s accomplishments have been many, his wife, Susan, made her own impact on the life and the history of the University of Iowa. Maybe more so, says Sandy.
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Thanking Sandy

Looking back on Sandy Boyd's six-decade career at UI on his retirement
Willard "Sandy" Boyd arrived at the University of Iowa in 1954 and served as professor, provost, and president. Few have left as great a mark on the university as he has in his six decades of service.
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Bringing the Old Capitol to the State Capitol

Hawkeye Caucus paints Des Moines rotunda black and gold
Hawkeye Caucus Day brings 85 University of Iowa students representing 50 UI programs to the State Capitol in Des Moines to shake hands and exchange ideas with state legislators.

24 UI colleges and graduate programs in national top 25

Latest rankings from ‘U.S. News & World Report’ released March 16
Twenty-four graduate colleges and programs at the University of Iowa are listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings from "U.S. News & World Report."
Judy Swafford, RN, and UI nursing student Chloe Miller

Teaching tomorrow's nurses

Veteran UI Hospitals and Clinics nurse draws on 35-year career to nurture next generation
Through internships, traditional rotations, and dedicated education-unit experiences, UI Hospitals and Clinics nurses like Judy Swafford provide thousands of hours of work experience, learning opportunities, and professional development to hundreds of student nurses every year.