An image of Dr. Barbara Brodie's signature

Remembering Dr. Barbara Brodie

Mentor, scholar, nurse advocate, and historian, Brodie - who died in February 2023 - impacted thousands of us. A tribute to the inimitable "Living Legend."

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Alumna Imani Marks with a patient at Community of Hope hospital in WDC

A Job Tailor-Made for a CNL

Few places offer CNLs jobs specifically designed for their skills and education. But with demand for nurses at a peak, that might be starting to change.

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An image of a stethoscope and a plane to convey travel nursing

Nursing Narratives

Two DNP students take opposing sides on the issue of travel nurses.

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Virginia Henderson, an early advocate for nurses' baccalaureate education and nursing research, visited UVA in the late 1980s.

Virginia Henderson, RN - Mother of Nursing Science

A champion of nurses understanding the science behind their patients' conditions, Henderson's work provided a foundation for RNs' early investigations.

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Kathryn Laughon, forensic nurse

New Funds for a New Take on Compassion Research

There's new seed funding for research pilots that promise to earn external funding, like prof. Kathryn Laughon's investigation of IPV and social networks.

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Marianne Baernholdt, 7th nursing dean and a  global scholar.

From the Dean

"Just as Dr. Brodie fought for nurses’ agency, standing, and respect, we fight today to keep the nurse pipeline flowing and change people and systems so we can keep the exceptional nurses we already have," writes Dean Marianne Baernholdt.

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Acute-Care Certified: Why Sentara Partnered Up

Sentara knew its NPs working in acute care environments needed proper certification. So it turned to professors Wiencek and Howie-Esquivel to develop a plan.

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My Vote, My President

Third-year student Morgan Allen (BSN ’24) never dreamed she'd shake hands with President Biden. Then she went to Virginia Beach.

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By the Numbers

After a fruitful funding year, the School just earned its best NIH ranking since the metrics were introduced in 2014. Our nursing science, By the Numbers.

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Money Matters

“How do we nurses help decision makers to maximize the clinical, patient, and nursing outcomes? We learn to talk money," said prof. Richard Ridge.

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From the Alumni Association President

President Sandy Reed-Bryant on the Council's movement to think "outside the box" to better engage alumni.

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On My Bookshelf

From newspapers and Hardy Boys mysteries to business and leadership tomes, the varied reading habits and preferences of assistant professor Richard Ridge.

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