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

On the Side Dr. Leigh van den Kieboom – sailor

Marquette Matters, March/April 2014

News release, April 16, 2014

During harsh Milwaukee winters, Dr. Leigh van den Kieboom, an avid sailor, dreams of warmer days on Lake Michigan. van Den Kieboom, assistant professor of educational policy and leadership, has been sailing with her husband for more than 31 years.

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Marquette University College of Nursing to host forum on infant mortality in Milwaukee

News release, March 19, 2014

Marquette University College of Nursing, in partnership with Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, will host its fifth annual Health Care Forum, “Infant Mortality in the Milwaukee Community,” Monday, April 7, from 7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, located at 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel discussion on Milwaukee’s infant mortality rate, which is […]

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‘Milwaukee Business Journal’ has honored Marquette University with four awards during the past year

News release, March 6, 2014

The Milwaukee Business Journal honored several Marquette University leaders and initiatives during the 2013-14 academic year that embody the university’s core principles of service, excellence, leadership and faith – principles that are lived out by our faculty, staff and students on campus and in the surrounding Milwaukee community. Central City Business Award – Marquette University […]

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Marquette University’s interim provost and nursing dean selected to be part of Department of Health and Human Services national working group on pain relief

News release, February 27, 2014

Dr. Margaret Faut Callahan, Marquette University’s interim provost and dean of the College of Nursing, was selected by the Department of Health and Human Services to serve on a working group to address professional education and training related to pain. In October 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services charged the Interagency Pain Research […]

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“priceless”

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

News release, January 29, 2014

Mackenzie Conn met a queen last summer or maybe she was a princess with yellow, pink and blue barrettes pinning a crown of pigtails around her head. She sat on her throne or maybe it was a miniature hospital bed, and from there she commanded those who frankly adore her. “She’s the queen of La Rabida,” Conn said, introducing her royal patient.

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Caring for our nation’s vets

Marquette Magazine, Winter 2014

News release, January 29, 2014

Milwaukee’s VA provides the full complement of health care services for veterans. Its proximity to Marquette enables terrific partnerships, and there may be no better example than the relationship between the VA and the physician assistant studies program.

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel names its “Big Ideas” of 2013; includes three Marquette innovations

News release, January 2, 2014

Three Marquette University innovations made the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s list of “Big Ideas” for 2013. The Mobile Legal Clinic, the human-powered nebulizer and the College of Nursing collaboration with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin were all touted as examples of great ideas that came from leading research institutions in Wisconsin in 2013. Excerpts from the article […]

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College of Nursing one of six nursing schools chosen for $5 million partnership with Veterans Affairs

Marquette Matters, November/December 2013

News release, November 26, 2013

A partnership between Marquette University and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will not only allow 40 more students to join the College of Nursing by 2014–15, but also ensures military veterans continue to receive the specialized care they have earned.

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Marquette’s College of Nursing sponsors discussion on African-Americans’ perception of palliative care in Milwaukee

News release, November 22, 2013

Marquette University College of Nursing and the college’s Institute for Palliative and End-of-Life Care will host a panel presentation and discussion, “Palliative Care in African-American Communities: Focus Group Study,” Thursday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The three principal investigators of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation-funded […]

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JSOnline.com – Marquette, Children’s Hospital join to improve care in low-income areas

Marquette in the news

News release, November 7, 2013

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From the Dean

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

Community engagement, research innovation and responsive graduate programs characterize a year of steps forward.

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Educating the next generation to care for veterans

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

Recognizing that nurses will be critical to providing care for those who served our country, the Department of Veterans Affairs chose the partnership of the College of Nursing and the Milwaukee VA as one of six in the nation to participate in a five-year Nursing Academic Partnership Program. The $5 million grant will prepare Marquette nursing students to promote health, […]

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Bringing primary care to Milwaukee’s inner-city neighborhoods

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the College of Nursing have partnered to bring two new nurse-managed community clinics to patients in areas of Milwaukee that most need primary health care.

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Leaving their mark

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

Retiring professors represent 90 years of collective contributions to teaching, research and the student experience.

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Student perspective: the reimagined curriculum

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

During fall 2012, the College of Nursing introduced a reimagined pre-licensure curriculum that addresses the health care demands of tomorrow through enhanced simulation opportunities and a greater focus on nursing in the Jesuit tradition.

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Nursing alumna starts scholarship to increase diversity

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

Instead of receiving gifts for her birthday this year, Joan (Roets) Mulligan, Nurs ’42, decided she would rather give a gift to today’s nursing students. In honor of her 92nd birthday, she started the Joan Mulligan College of Nursing Scholarship, which will provide financial support to a deserving College of Nursing student with a diverse background.

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New graduate programs respond to changing marketplace

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

As health care systems and providers adapt to policy reform,new care delivery models increasingly require more and better primary care — something advanced practice nurses are well suited to provide. To help meet the growing demand for advanced nurse professionals, the College of Nursing is rolling out three new graduate programs that offer students efficient options for gaining these critical […]

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Tipping the scales toward healthier body weight

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

Three Marquette researchers were recently awarded a nearly $200,000 grant through the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program to investigate healthy body weight among African- American women in Milwaukee’s central-city neighborhoods.

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Stronger together: Faculty-student collaboration strengthens research results

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

It would be easy for nursing doctoral candidate Pete Kallio, Nurs ’84, to get wrapped up in the day-to-day demands of his job and the research projects that come along with it. So when it comes to the nuts and bolts of publishing research, he sometimes needs a gentle shove in the right direction. That’s where Marquette’s College of Nursing faculty come in.

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Creating apps to aid patients

Marquette Nurse, 2013

News release, October 16, 2013

The easy-to-use touch screens and slick navigation systems that make tablet-style computers such a hit with users also make them a great platform to help solve issues in health care — from easing the anxiety of patients with autism to simplifying the complexities of family planning.

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