VNL Magazine - Winter 2020 Issue Download the video file. When Disaster Binds Climate change is quickly altering life in Nicaragua, where professor Emma Mitchell empowers nurses there to prepare for disaster. How lessons there are preparing nurses at UVA, too, for the inevitable changes to come. by Christine Phelan Kueter Read more Look for the Helpers Some nursing students take their roles a step further through volunteerism. They are emergency responders, every inch of them a helper. Read more Happy at the Bedside Paul Merrel belongs to an endangered species: he's an experienced critical care nurse who practices at the bedside, and not once has been tempted to leave. Read more What can you do with $20M? A boatload. How the School will support 1K nurses over the next decade, double its sim lab space, and enroll more transfers - ALL thanks to the Conways. Read more Departments Briefs A record-setting gift, a phalanx of alumni and faculty awards, and students who're reach out to small fry and rallying high Va schoolers around nursing, too. Read more Philanthropy How the “Fat Nine” came to be, and how they rallied around one of their own when illness struck. Read more How We Decide When chronic and life-limiting illness strike, decision aids - like those developed by UVA scholars - help us live with less regret. Read more Leadership: By The Numbers There's a reason so many UVA Nursing faculty are tapped as leaders: their voice, their intellect, their passion, and their keen ability to bridge the divide. Read more Meet Pam Cipriano Best day? Most memorable patient? Most difficult hurdle faced as a nurse? We asked, and Dean Pam Cipriano answered. Read more Alumni Profile For Sarah Graese (BSN `14) and father Rob Haas (BSN `79), babies, blood, and nursing bind. Read more News & Events Videos Download the video file. Look for the Helpers Some nursing students take their roles a step further through volunteerism. They are emergency responders, every inch of them a helper. Download the video file. When Disaster Binds With climate change's assault, Nicaraguan nurses are on the front lines of disaster and preparation. And they have lessons to impart. Download the video file. Hidden Filipino Nurses It's a question PhD student and nurse Ren Capucao had been asking all his life: Why ARE there so many Filipino nurses in Virginia? Contacts Christine Phelan Kueter Senior Writer & Editor firstname.lastname@example.org (434) 982-3312 Resources Resource Connect with Nursing Alumni We can't wait to hear from you! Share your news, update your info on HoosOnline, learn about upcoming events and reunions.