School of Nursing

Video: Health and Wellness Fair Held at Powelton Gardens in West Philadelphia

December 9, 2014

Volunteers from the School of Nursing are highlighted for helping at a health and wellness fair.


Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)

Penn Researcher to Study Impact of Changing Nursing Practices on Patient Health

December 12, 2014

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing is highlighted for studying nursing practices.

New Effort Launched to Break the Cycle of Prostitution

December 9, 2014

Kathleen Brown of the School of Nursing is featured as the co-founder of a program for female ex-offenders in Philadelphia.

 

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Penn Center for Nursing Is Building a Healthy West Philadelphia

November 26, 2014

Community work in West Philadelphia by the faculty and staff of the 

Article Source: University City Review
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 24, 2014

When A Penn Open Learning Class Ends, Continuing Education Does Not

For students in University of Pennsylvania Open Learning courses, the online education provided in the global classroom doesn’t end when the courses do.

Growing Old Around the Globe” from Penn’s School of Nursing is a shining example of the college-level continuing education that can be found in Penn’s free massive open online courses.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 31, 2014

Linda Aiken of Penn Nursing Has Received Lienhard Award From Institute of Medicine

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Nursing's Linda Aiken has received the 2014 Gustav O. Lienhard Award from the Institute of Medicine for her research demonstrating the importance of nursing care and work environments in achieving patient-centered, affordable health care.

Linda Aiken, a professor of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the 2014 Gustav O.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422October 22, 2014

Want to Change the World? Penn Has a Prize for That

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The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway. As many as three seniors who design and undertake local, national or global engagement projects for the first year following their graduation will be selected for the President’s Engagement Prizes, which consist of $50,000 for living expenses and as much as $100,000 for project implementation expenses.

The big banner on the ARCH on Locust Walk and the emails from President Gutmann to the senior class have gotten the message out: The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820November 11, 2014

Three Penn Nursing Freshman Among New Class of NROTC Midshipmen

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Penn's NROTC battalion officially welcomed 25 new freshmen to its ranks with a Swearing In Ceremony. Three of the new Midshipmen are students at Penn Nursing, recipients of the highly selective Navy Nurse Scholarship and are becoming best friends.

Among this year’s group of 25 students who gathered at the University of Pennsylvania to take the oath as midshipmen in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps battalion on Friday, Nov. 7., three are freshman from Penn’s Nursing School.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194October 28, 2014

Penn’s ELISS Fellows to Host Two Discussions on Public Health

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Penn graduate students, all Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Emerging Leaders in Science and Society program, will host two free discussions on public health: “Designing Public Spaces for Public Health” and “Labeling in Philly’s Healthy Corner Stores: Where Do We Go From Here?”

WHO: Ben Chrisinger, city and regional planning, School of Design
Johannes Eichstaedt, psychology, School of Arts & Sciences
Ruth Masterson Creber, nursing science, School of Nursing

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 14, 2014

Penn’s Field Center to Host Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon

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The Field Center will host its fourth annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, honoring four leaders who created the Philadelphia Safety Collaborative, a groundbreaking facility that allows for the joint investigation of child abuse.

The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its fourth annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, Friday, Oct. 24, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.