College of Nursing

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Looking back at spring 2017 commencement ceremonies

...and forward to the final commencement, for the College of Dentistry, May 26
UI graduates celebrated a series of commencements May 11–14. From the Carver College of Medicine to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Hawkeyes cheered and shed some tears at the closing of an important chapter in their lives. Read a recap and check out some photos of the festivities.

UI welcomes final candidate for College of Nursing dean

The UI Office of the Provost announced Friday, May 5, the final candidate for the position of dean of the UI College of Nursing. Julie Johnson Zerwic, executive associate dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will visit campus May 8–9.
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University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 11, wrap May 26
About 4,800 UI students will receive their degrees at spring 2017 commencement ceremonies, which begin May 11 with the College of Pharmacy and end on May 26 with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will take place May 12–14. Read on for college-specific information, including links to live video.

UI hosts third candidate for College of Nursing dean

The Office of the Provost announced Tuesday, May 2, the third candidate for the position of dean of the College of Nursing. Elizabeth J. Corwin, professor and associate dean for research at the Emory University School of Nursing and Department of Physiology, will visit campus Wednesday and Thursday, May 3–4.
Spring 2017 University of Iowa College of Nursing Commencement - May 13, 2017

Video: College of Nursing commencement ceremony

A video recording of the spring 2017 UI College of Nursing commencement ceremony is now available for viewing. The event was held Saturday, May 13.
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UI announces second candidate for College of Nursing dean

The UI Office of the Provost announced Tuesday, April 25, that Linda A. Lewandowski, professor and former associate dean for academic affairs and graduate program director at the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Nursing, is the second candidate for the position of dean of the UI College of Nursing.
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UI announces first candidate for College of Nursing dean

The University of Iowa Office of the Provost announced Wednesday, April 19, that Keela Herr, current associate dean for faculty at the UI College of Nursing, is the first candidate for the position of dean of the UI College of Nursing.
dental student attending to patient

UI College of Dentistry promotes geriatric dental care in the classroom and community

Mobile dental unit serves nursing homes while dental clinic nurse practitioner connects health care services
The UI College of Dentistry’s Geriatric and Special Needs Certificate Program trains dental students to attend to the unique needs of elderly patients. The college has also partnered with the College of Nursing to improve care for seniors by adding a social worker and nurse practitioner to its geriatric team.

11 UI graduate programs ranked among nation's best

Latest rankings from ‘US News & World Report’ released March 14
The University of Iowa also has 24 colleges and graduate programs listed among the 25 best in the nation, according to the latest rankings released Tuesday from “U.S. News & World Report.”

College of Nursing sees 10-point improvement on Working at Iowa results

The college’s action plan focused on improving understanding, communication
The UI College of Nursing’s response to their 2012 Working at Iowa survey results has paid off: The college saw a 10-point increase in agreement with the statement “Individuals in my unit are civil and respectful to each other,” from 78 percent in 2012 to 88 percent in 2016.

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