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Columbia University School of Nursing Dedicates Its Cutting-Edge New Building

On Thursday, June 8, Columbia University School of Nursing welcomed faculty, alumni, and friends of the Columbia community to a dedication ceremony for the opening of its state-of-the-art new...

A School is Born

A Need For Qualified Nurses Spurs A Grand Experiment In Nursing Education

Presbyterian Hospital opened its Training School for Nurses in 1892, with Anna C. Maxwell as the school’s first dean, forever transforming nursing education.

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Columbia Nursing Launches New Website Celebrating 125 Years of Transforming the Education and Profession of Nursing

To recognize and pay homage to its rich history and enduring legacy, Columbia Nursing has launched a special 125th anniversary website featuring a wealth of information and photos to peruse. 

A New Level of Mastery: New Curriculum Debuts

Columbia Nursing's New Curriculum Prepares Nurse Leaders to Serve as Leaders in an Evolving Healthcare System

A brand-new curriculum will debut this June, ushering in the next chapter of Columbia University School of Nursing’s 125-year history. 

Columbia Nursing to Become New Home of The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare

University awarded 10-year, $11.1 million grant to house Jonas Center; from new base in the School of Nursing, Center will build on its legacy as a national philanthropic leader and champion for nurses

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New Home of The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare
New Home of The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare

On the eve of its 10th anniversary, the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare today announced that, beginning in 2017, it will be housed at Columbia University. It will reside in...

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    Holding Nursing Homes Accountable for Quality

    Alumni Profile: Alice Bonner '81, Massachusetts Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs

    As Massachusetts Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA), Alice Bonner oversees a department that connects 1.2 million seniors and their families to such services as home care,...

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    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News July 2015

    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News July 2015

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    Nursing Care for Veterans

    Healing Invisible Wounds

    At VA health centers as well as in civilian settings throughout the
    U.S., nurses play an integral role in caring for the nation’s 22 million
    veterans and 3 million active service and...

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    On the Front Lines of Global Health

    Faculty Profile: James (Cliff) Roberson, DNP, director, Nurse Anesthesia program

    Cliff Roberson has worked as a volunteer for Doctors Without Borders, Health Volunteers Overseas, and International Medical Corps in Mexico, Belize, South Sudan, Palestine, Vietnam, Bhutan and...

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    Learning Compassion and Flexibility in Ecuador

    The team was in Guayaquil, Ecuador for a week-long medical mission volunteering for Blanca’s House, a nonprofit organization that sends medical professionals and to underserved communities in...

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    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News June 2015

    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News June 2015

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    From the Dean: State of the School

    By Dean Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN

    I have the privilege of speaking to many different audiences throughout the year; but I always look forward to our school reunion because I enjoy the opportunity to reconnect with long-standing...

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    Partnering With Patients

    Alumni Profile: Chana Engel '06 '09, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, National Institute of Mental Health

    Chana Engel researches bipolar and other mood disorders in children and adolescents at the Intramural Program of the National Institute of Mental Health.  

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    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News May 2015

    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News May 2015

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    Columbia Nursing Awarded $6.5 Million to Educate Nurse Leaders

    Transformative gift from the Helene Fuld Trust, largest in school’s history

    Columbia University School of Nursing has been awarded a $6.5 million grant from the Helene Fuld Health Trust for three vital projects that will educate future nurse leaders. 

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