University of Virginia School of Nursing

MIND THE GAP

They might begin as cold calls, or tentative email queries, and expand into conversations over coffee, and agreed-upon topics and purpose. How UVA collaborates.

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University of Virginia School of Nursing

Bedtime: A Boon for the Aging Brain?

"We don't know if bad sleep is causing dementia, or dementia is causing bad sleep, but we DO know that there's a relationship between them," says prof. Mattos.

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University of Virginia School of Nursing

Honoring the Last Diploma Grads, 1968-2018

Arguably the most historic year in U.S. history, 1968 was also the year that UVA graduated its final diploma nurses, nearly 20 years after the BSN's founding

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University of Virginia School of Nursing

In Sync with Study Abroad

Given its wealth of didactic courses and clinical requirements, nursing school doesn't often sync with study abroad. Unless, that is, you're at UVA.

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University of Virginia School of Nursing

Gut Reactions

Mice exposed to antibiotics during gestation are 37 percent more likely to be obese. PhD student and NIH fellow Stephanie Prescott on what's next.

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Departments

From the Dean

"We must become the nation's most racially literate school of nursing, fulfilling in my last year a core part of our mission and vision."

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A Vision for Compassionate Care

On its way toward a $1M goal, the new Fontaine Fund for Compassionate Care aims to support the Compassionate Care Initiative's critical work into perpetuity.

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In Their Own Words

Pediatric NP Anne Norwood on infant tooth-brushing, doing exams on mom's lap, realistic chart-taking - and the criticality of mentoring nursing students.

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Students in Focus

Chosen from some 2,000 applicants for a Jefferson Scholarship - a full, four-year ride - 2 BSN students say they've also found a home in the School of Nursing.

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Virginia Moments

"There are so many awfully sick boys that we don't have any hours off duty during the day, and work overtime at night," wrote Kate Wills from the WWI front.

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The Conways' Gifts: By the Numbers

With their $15M gift, the Conways have supported 160+ new nurses in 5 years and nearly tripled the CNL program's size and scope.

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From the Alumni Association President

Christa Hartch (BSN `97) has a new Florence Nightingale license plate ... and a yen to connect with fellow alumni this coming year.

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A Nurse's Place

UVA Medical Center's first CNL-hire, Bethany Sarosiek (CNL `12) on inspirational art, her diverse set of colleagues, and winning the 2018 Sandridge Award.

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