DNP grad and ER nurse Lizze Lawwill with daughter Madeline, both wearing face masks


From "flipped" virtual simulations to reconnecting COVID patients with loved ones to expansive backyard gardens and chicken coops, the unexpected inspiration from a killer virus.

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Black Lives Matter protesters march in Richmond around a Robert E. Lee statue

Our Tipping Point

With George Floyd's murder, writes Susan Kools, assoc. dean for diversity and inclusion, there's much at stake. Will we have courage to move beyond good intentions toward action?

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A photo of a girl at a Black Lives Matter protest in Richmond, VA, by Amy Newcombe, CNL `15.

The Journey I'm On

Why “meeting people where they are” is no longer enough for Theresa Carroll, senior assistant dean in the Office of Admissions and Student Services.

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Instructor James Nisley instructs CNLs in the sim lab.

Note from the Dean

Masks. Physical distance. Sanitizing stations. And rules governing elevators, common areas, and hand washing. Like last spring and summer, this fall will look different, too.

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School Nurse with child in 1920

From the Archives: The School Nurse Experiment

How to safely reopen schools during a pandemic is an open question. From a nursing history perspective, though, one solution is patently obvious: put a nurse in every school.

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Who Gets Better? Who Gets Sicker?

With three years, $450K, and a new Moore Fellowship, prof. Jessica Keim-Malpass will create models to better predict the pathways of pediatric sepsis.

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On Becoming an NYC Nurse

Of all the roads she’s traveled, alumna Heather Lister had pain as her near-constant companion. It made her the perfect COVID nurse.

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Soundtrack to the Surreal

Elise Bottimore Talbot (BSN `16) was an ICU nurse in D.C. until April, when she volunteered to care for COVID patients. She’s been singing ever since.

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