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A New Home for Columbia Nursing

An Ultramodern Learning Environment for 21st Century Care

This fall students entered a new building and a new era for Columbia Nursing. The school’s 68,000 square foot structure, including a 2-story, high-tech simulation center, offers an ultramodern...

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.

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


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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    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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    Nursing Narratives

    Student Writing Assignments Deepen Their Ability to Empathize and Provide Better Patient Care

    Writing about their clinical experiences helps students notice the small things that make a difference, says Churchill, which can play an important role in the healing process. 

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    Nurse Midwifery Program: Celebrating 60 Years

    As Columbia Nursing’s midwifery program reaches its sixth decade, we celebrate its progress and success as the first program of its kind in the United States and one of the finest in the country....

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    A Decade of DNP

    Graduates Reflect on How the Program Changed Their Careers

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice, or DNP, program at Columbia University School of Nursing was among the first in the nation, and in the years since it was established, DNP programs have...

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    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News April 2015

    Faculty Publications, Honors, and Other News April 2015

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    Life (and Work) After Nursing School: A Preview

    As informal mentors, Columbia Nursing alumni reflect on their pasts to show students their futures.

    The Winter Break Alumni-Student Connection paired more than 75 students with alumni working in their fields of interest, either in New York or back in their hometowns. The pilot program had two...

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    Teaching Students To Be Bold Patient Advocates

    Faculty Profile: Donna Cill, DNP, assistant dean of student affairs

    Donna Cill oversees student services at Columbia Nursing. Her office assists students with academic and career advice, connects them  mentors, as well as provides continuing education programs,...