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From the Dean

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Dean-Callahan

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

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Veterans

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

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Inner-city-neighborhoods

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

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Faculty-retires

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

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Student perspective: the reimagined curriculum

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Student-perspective

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

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Nursing-almuna

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

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New-graduate-program

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

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Tipping-scales

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

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Stronger-together

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

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Creating-apps

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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The ripple effect

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Ripple-effect

Already a sought-after resource within the College of Nursing, the cutting-edge simulation center has become an interdisciplinary hub for other students, faculty and professionals.

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Reducing infant mortality one baby at a time

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According to the Wisconsin Public Health and Policy Institute, the infant mortality rate for Milwaukee African-American infants is equal to or worse than that of many developing countries.

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Dawning of a new era

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As I reflect on what the College of Nursing has accomplished during the past year, one word keeps coming to mind — journey. During the past year, more than any other during my four-year tenure as dean, we took very meaningful steps forward on our college’s journey toward reimagining and achieving new excellence in nursing […]

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Nursing abroad

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Lisa Philbin and Gretchen Smithy, College of Nursing seniors, spent the spring 2012 semester experiencing the luck and health of the Irish as the first participants in a new nursingcentric study abroad program at University College Dublin.

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Closer engagement with nursing alumni

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In April, Dean Margaret Faut Callahan announced the formation of the College of Nursing’s Alumni Engagement Committee, which will help ensure the active role of alumni in guiding, impacting, shaping and celebrating the college’s success.

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New scholarship honors a compassionate Marquette nurse

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Known for showing concern for others and bringing out the best in those around her, Mary Severino Meyer, Nurs ’86, surprised no one in her family when she pursued a nursing degree at Marquette and went on to work as a staff nurse, a nurse educator and, later, as an advanced practice nurse.

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Enhancing Mother Nature

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Faculty nurse-midwives explore probiotics as proactive defense against Group B strep

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Strengthening nursing’s research impact

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Junior faculty members are vital contributors to research and scholarship in the College of Nursing. From studying the effects of chemotherapy on the brain to working to reduce homicides in Milwaukee, these researchers are making their mark on the field and helping usher in a new era of health care.

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Crossing borders

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While traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border three times during the past academic year, Associate Professor Dr. Ruth Ann Belknap became very familiar with sudden deportation stories of Latina women. “Many of the women I met had lived in the United States for years before being deported, typically during a recent border crossing. In most cases, […]

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On Nursing’s Front Lines

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Alumnae in three unique nursing settings show what it means to be a “Marquette nurse”

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