University News: Nursing
News and stories from Marquette featuring the College of Nursing. For more news, visit the College of Nursing website.

Dr. Marilyn Frenn and Mary Jo Wiemiller receive the 2015 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award

News release, July 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Marilyn Frenn, professor in the College of Nursing, and Mary Jo Wiemiller clinical assistant professor and chair of physician assistant studies in the College of Health Sciences, have been named the recipients of the 2015 Way Klingler Teaching Enhancement Award. Frenn and Wiemiller collaborated on an award-winning project titled: “Developing and Implementing […]

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Marquette Ph.D. student selected for prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation award

News release, July 16, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Amanda King is among the 46 nurses around the country this year to receive a prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars program award to support her Ph.D. study. The Future of Nursing Scholars program is a multi-funder leadership program, spearheaded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, that is increasing the number of nurses holding […]

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Marquette nursing professor appointed to national advisory board

News release, July 9, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Ronda Hughes, associate professor of nursing at Marquette University, was recently appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to the National Advisory Council on Nursing Education and Practice. Members of the NACNEP are selected for being authority leaders in the various fields of nursing and nurse education. The NACNEP advises […]

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Marquette Nursing professor honored with teaching excellence award

News release, June 9, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Diane Dressler, clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, recently received the university’s highest teaching honor, the Robert and Mary Gettel Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence. Dressler, of Brookfield, Wisconsin, is described by many as a “master teacher.” She was an early adopter of simulation technology and after educating future nurses for […]

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Marquette University College of Nursing to host forum on violence against children in Milwaukee

News release, April 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University College of Nursing will host its sixth annual Health Care Forum, “Violence Against Children in the Milwaukee Community,” Wednesday, May 6, at 7:15 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel discussion on Milwaukee’s child abuse rates, which remain at around 3.3 to 3.7 substantiated […]

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From the Dean: Rigorous education, compassionate care

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

As we begin a new year with a new president — Dr. Michael R. Lovell — I am filled with energy and excitement for the limitless possibilities that lie ahead for the College of Nursing. In his short time on campus, President Lovell has already made great strides in elevating Marquette’s commitment to research and innovation. He speaks […]

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Leading the way Gift supports advances in veteran care

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

A $1.1 million estate gift to the College of Nursing from the late Lawrence W. Scheffner and his late wife Sophie is supporting nursing research and programs that advance veteran and military care.

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New scholarship honors wife, mother and nurse

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Most people aren’t lucky enough to have 58 years of “perfect marital bliss,” as Dr. Joseph Serletti was fond of saying of his marriage to Margaret Serletti, a former pediatric nurse. Theirs is a love story that spans more than a half-century, and Joseph wanted to find a way to honor the memory of Margaret, who passed away […]

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Research & Innovation: Making Milwaukee’s streets safer

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

A data-driven approach to reducing gun violence

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Heroes Among Us

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Partnership teaches nursing students to care for veterans.

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Their True Path

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Alumni seek the greater good through direct entry program.

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Creating Nurse-Scholars

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Ten years after the college enrolled its first doctoral students, Marquette’s nurse-scholars are changing the face of nursing education and nursing care.

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Alumni Perspective

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Class of 1964 returns to campus for Golden Jubilee.

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Notable Scholarly Accomplishments

Marquette Nurse, 2014

News release, November 18, 2014

Prominent honors, grants, publications and presentations from the 2013–14 academic year

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Marquette College of Nursing, VA Medical Center to co-host conference on caring for veterans

News release, November 5, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Nursing and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Mission Possible – Operation Veteran Care,” Friday, Nov. 21, in Clark Hall 120. The event will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. Dr. Catherine Rick, senior advisor for nursing leadership for the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, will […]

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Geriatric and palliative care expert to keynote Wake Memorial Lecture

News release, October 27, 2014

MILWAUKEE — Dr. Carol Olson Long, R.N., F.P.C.N., will present “A Cultural Journey in Palliative Care: Impact and Insights” for the James Wake Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 5 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The lecture is free and open to the public. Long is an […]

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Marquette 3D Visualization Lab featured in Journal Sentinel

News release, August 15, 2014

Marquette University’s 3D Visualization Lab was featured in the Friday, Aug. 15, edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The piece highlighted an intercollegiate collaboration with Milwaukee Area Technical College, as well as cross-campus partnerships at Marquette. Known as the CAVE, the visualization facility is housed in the College of Engineering under the direction of Dr. […]

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Marquette professor inducted into prestigious nursing academy

News release, July 29, 2014

Dr. Marilyn Frenn, professor of nursing at Marquette University, was recently named to the American Academy of Nursing Fellows. Frenn is one of 168 nurse leaders who were selected to join the Academy’s Class of 2014 based on their leadership in education, management, policy and work toward improving the health of the nation. Fellowship in […]

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JSOnline.com: Marquette University, Zablocki VA team up to boost care for veterans

Marquette in the news

News release, July 11, 2014

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Moving pictures

Marquette Magazine, Spring 2014

News release, April 30, 2014

Colleen Shaw uses her camera to do what no doctors or medical miracles have been able to do–let Patrick Stein tell us about living with Locked-In Syndrome

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