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

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

News release, October 23, 2015

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University’s College of Nursing and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center will co-host “Mission Possible 2: Accessing Community Resources,” Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. The two-hour event will begin with registration at 7:15 a.m. Veterans access care from within and outside of the VA […]

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Marquette College of Nursing receives U.S. Department of Education grant for graduate studies

News release, October 20, 2015

MILWAUKEE – The College of Nursing has received a $442,917 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support three graduate fellows in the Ph.D. program. The fellowship program will be directed by Dr. Margaret Bull, professor and director of the Ph.D. program. “The College of Nursing is […]

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**Photo/Video Opportunities** Marquette nursing students to participate in ‘blessing of the hands’

News release, September 29, 2015

MILWAUKEE – As part of Marquette University’s Family Weekend, College of Nursing students will participate in a Commitment to the Profession Ceremony, which will include a “blessing of the hands.” The ceremony will be held Sunday, Oct. 4, at 1:30 p.m. at Church of the Gesu, located at 1145 W. Wisconsin Ave. Students, faculty and […]

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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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Teaching Excellence Award winners demonstrate true meaning behind Be The Difference

Marquette Matters, May 2015

News release, May 11, 2015

In this issue: Teaching Excellence Award winners demonstrate true meaning behind Be The Difference, Demerdash’s important work leads to award for research, profiles of the Way Klingler Young Scholars Award recipients and four staff members recognized for service above and beyond job descriptions.

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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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