School of Nursing

  1. January 24, 2022

    Lockdowns saved lives, but not a go-to strategy moving forward

    A study led by U-M shows the lockdowns implemented in the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic saved lives, but the decision to use them is much more nuanced.

  2. January 5, 2022

    Later-life prescription drug misuse increases use disorder risk

    Nearly half of people in a large U.S. study reported misusing prescription drugs between ages 18-50, which made them more likely to develop substance use disorder symptoms as adults.

  3. December 6, 2021

    Obituary — Jan Smith

    Jan Smith of Pittsfield died Nov. 19 at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor at the age of 67. She was active with the University of Michigan Retirees Association and is a retiree from the faculty of the School of Nursing.

  4. November 1, 2021

    Nursing center eyes reusing simulated learning materials

    As various units work to advance U-M’s commitment to carbon neutrality, the School of Nursing’s Clinical Learning Center is leading a new approach to waste reduction that it hopes may expand within and beyond the nursing field.

  5. August 30, 2021

    Schools and colleges preparing for more traditional fall semester

    The Record asked schools and colleges to share some aspect of the coming year they’d like to highlight, within the context of moving on after the pandemic’s restrictions.

  6. June 1, 2021

    IRWG receives $1.2M grant for undergraduate mentoring program

    The Institute for Research on Women and Gender received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop Student Opportunities for AIDS/HIV Research Program.

  7. May 11, 2021

    More youth report concussions since 2016, U-M study shows

    Educating athletes, parents and coaches about concussion treatment and prevention has been a priority during the last decade, but are the intended audiences hearing the message?

  8. April 15, 2021

    Suicide among female nurses double that of general female population

    Female nurses are roughly twice as likely to die by suicide than the general female population and 70 percent more likely than female physicians, according to a U-M study examining suicide among physicians and nurses.

  9. March 22, 2021

    Anti-racism faculty hiring moves forward

    Eight new U-M faculty positions have been selected for funding in the first round of the Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative, a three-year effort that will add at least 20 new tenured or tenure-track faculty members.

  10. February 25, 2021

    Faculty and students address health disparities, social inequities

    As the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Black communities, U-M faculty, students and staff have worked to explore these inequities and identify ways to advocate for and implement change.