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March 18, 2019

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January 18, 2019

Lori, Mihalcea to receive AWC's Goddard Power, Dumas awards

Professors Jody R. Lori of the School of Nursing and Rada Mihalcea of the College of Engineering will receive the 2019 Sarah Goddard Power Award, and the School of Nursing will be recognized with the Rhetaugh G. Dumas Progress in Diversifying Award by the Academic Women's Caucus.

January 10, 2019

University launches nine new projects to fight poverty

On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.

September 27, 2018

MKit developers hope app curtails sexual violence on campus

Most university sexual violence interventions target incoming freshmen, which makes sense, since first-year students are most at risk.

But it also means the initial intervention may not be reinforced for those students in subsequent years — something researchers at the School of Nursing hope to change.

May 19, 2016

Patricia Hurn named dean of the School of Nursing

Patricia D. Hurn will serve as the next dean of the University of Michigan School of Nursing, effective Aug. 1. Her five-year appointment was approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

October 19, 2015

Four faculty members elected to National Academy of Medicine

University of Michigan experts in cancer biology, emergency heart care, bone biology and chronic disease care are among the new members of the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

June 11, 2015

Researchers look at impact of "nurse magnet" recognition

Around the nation, hospitals work to gain or keep "nurse magnet" recognition as part of their strategy to attract patients and high-quality nurses, and to do well in rankings. A new national study looks at how the recognition, designed as a standard of excellence for nursing, affects the care patients receive.

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