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  1. 2017 JFK Award Winner Daniela Bravo-Terkia’s Undergraduate Commencement Address
    Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who emigrated from Chile with her family at age 12, received the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence on Friday at UMass Boston’s 49th Commencement exercises.
  2. From the Cover of TIME to UMass Boston’s JFK Winner: Daniela Bravo-Terkia a Voice for Immigrants
    This year's JFK Award winner is Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who has dedicated her time at UMass Boston to making sure undocumented students like her don’t feel pressured to hide. The JFK Award is the highest honor a UMass Boston undergraduate can receive.
  3. Faculty Research Celebration Highlights Mentorship On Campus
    On May 2, Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library hosted the annual Faculty Research Celebration in the Integrated Sciences Complex.
  4. CNHS 31st Annual Research and Scholarship Day
    Research and Scholarship Day is a yearly event to highlight the research, scholarship and creative initiatives put forth by the faculty and students of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
  5. UMass Boston’s Graduate Nursing and Education Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
    U.S. News & World Report's 2018 edition of Best Graduate Schools includes three UMass Boston graduate programs.
  6. Exercise and Health Sciences Students Win New England College Bowl, Advance to Nationals
    Sean Derby-Kilfoyle, Lindsay Breidel, and Tri Vo will be representing UMass Boston and New England at the national American College of Sports Medicine conference in May.
  7. Grateful for the Experience: International Student Appreciates Opportunity to Study at UMass Boston
    Keishiro Ota has made two significant decisions in the past few years that have shaped him: the first was to move to the United States, and then soon after, to transfer to UMass Boston.
  8. JFK Winner Alexander Winnett’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 48th Commencement
    Alexander Winnett, who delivered the student address, received two distinguished awards: the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence, the highest honor given to UMass Boston graduates, and the Massachusetts Department of Education’s 29 Who Shine Award.
  9. UMass Boston Nursing Professor Named Rising Star
    Assistant Professor of Nursing Emily Jones will receive the prestigious and competitive Eastern Nursing Research Society’s Rising Star Research Award next month at the ENRS annual meeting in Pittsburgh.
  10. UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News and World Report Rankings
    The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.
  11. Nursing Prof Earns $900K Grant for HIV, Hepatitis C Prevention and Testing
    Assistant Professor Teri Aronowitz is principal investigator on the three-year federal grant
  12. The Arab Patient: Talk Provides a Primer for Clinicians
    As people flee war and political upheaval in Syria and Libya by the tens of thousands – and the Obama administration pledges to accept 100,000 refugees a year by 2017 – a recent talk at Dana-Farber on providing care to Arab populations was especially timely.
  13. UMass Boston Honors Two Ryan Award Winners: Juniors With Perfect GPAs
    Nursing major Shane Heger and information technology major Zack Sullivan both entered this academic year with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Both are the 2015 recipients of the John W. Ryan Award, named after UMass Boston’s first chancellor.
  14. MA Health Policy Forum: The Role of Nurses in Improving Health Outcomes across the Continuum of Care
    The Nursing Leadership Scholars Program and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses cordially invite all faculty, undergraduate, and graduate UMass Boston students to engage in the conversation.
  15. Women’s and Gender Studies 2015 Newsletter
    We have been busy this year. Have a look!
  16. Social Justice Mission Motivates JFK Winner July Suarez
    College of Liberal Arts alumna working to increase opportunities, resources for Latino communities in Mass.
  17. Goddard House Doane Scholarships to Provide $170K for Nursing Students
    Funding to benefit mid-career students with experience in Boston health care
  18. UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rated Among Nation’s Best By ‘U.S. News and World Report’
    UMass Boston graduate programs in nursing, education, and rehabilitation counseling have been ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate School” rankings released today.
  19. The Kresge Foundation: New Directions in Population Health
    Join the College of Nursing and Health Sciences as Phyllis Meadows, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN speaks on The Kresge Foundation’s efforts in reducing health disparities by promoting conditions and environments.
  20. Chair and Professor Rosanna DeMarco to Accept the 2015 Excellence in Research Award
    Chair and Professor Rosanna DeMarco, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, APHN-BC, FAAN, has been named the 2015 recipient of the “Excellence in Research Award” given by the New England Regional Black Nurses Association (NERBNA).
  21. Boston Health Chief Arroyo, Harvard Pilgrim CEO Talk Health Disparities at UMass Boston Panel
    Chancellor J. Keith Motley also joined the discussion.
  22. UMass Boston Professor Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar
    Emily Jones, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is one of just 12 nursing educators from across the country to win a prestigious grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars program this year.
  23. Julie Sieben ‘01 Presents at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race Expo
    UMass Boston alumna and author will be a featured presenter at the New Balance Falmouth Road Race Health and Fitness Expo tonight at 6 p.m.
  24. Commencement Speaker Figueres: Class of 2014 Must Exercise ‘Power of Choice’
    UMass Boston commencement speaker Christiana Figueres urged the 3,994 graduates to exercise "their power of choice."
  25. UMass Boston, Harvard Pilgrim Partner to Enhance Support for Nursing Students
    Set Sail for Success commits $500k to assist students.
  26. JFK Winner Shaun O’Grady Journeyed from Battlefield to Classroom
    Lynn native Shaun O’Grady traveled a long and difficult path from his hometown to the commencement stage at UMass Boston. He once thought college "wasn't in the cards" for him.
  27. JFK Winner Shaun O’Grady’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 46th Commencement
    Read Shaun O'Grady's message to the Class of 2014.
  28. College of Nursing and Health Sciences Celebrates 35 Years with E-Posters, Student Presentations
    The anniversary celebration, which includes e-posters, oral presentations and two keynote lectures, ends with an awards dinner tonight.
  29. NERVANA Colloquia Series: Care of the American Veteran, Substance Use Disorder, and Co-Morbidities
    The Northeast Region VA Nursing Alliance (NERVANA) presents an event at UMass Boston in the NERVANA Colloquial Series.
  30. UMass Boston Students Volunteer at Marathon Finish Line
    Students who volunteered at last year's marathon return to aid runners.
  31. Run for Krystle Led by College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    The College of Nursing and Health Sciences to lead B.A.A. 5K team.
  32. CNHS Alumna Gives Endowment to Create Scholarship Fund
    Leiko V. Lumiere is a 2012 graduate of the Accelerated Nursing Program in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. In October 2013, she gave the college an endowment to create the Leiko V. Lumiere Nursing Scholarship Fund.
  33. Ling Shi visits China for NIH Funded REDS-III Project
    A CNHS faculty member traveled to China for an NIH-funded project to improve the blood supply and blood safety in China.
  34. Graduate Student Receives Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduate student Jacob Kariuki has earned a selective pre-doctoral fellowship. Kariuki wants to study ways to limit the incidence of metabolic diseases in his native Kenya.
  35. Student Day at American Public Health Association Annual Conference (APHA)
    CNHS students and Adrienne Wald attend Student Day at the 141st American Public Health Association annual conference on November 6.
  36. CNHS 35th Anniversary Celebration
    In celebrating 35 years of UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the college will highlight its accomplishments with an awards ceremony and a dinner reception.
  37. Lee and Aronowitz in Malawi: Research, Teaching, and Service in Action
    Lee and Aronowitz in Malawi: Research, Teaching, and Service in Action
  38. UMass Boston Researcher Finds Teen Obesity Rate Leveling Off
    Teens are eating more vegetables and exercising more
  39. Traditional Nursing Student at UMass Boston Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship
    UMass Boston Traditional Nursing Student Receives Massachusetts High-Demand Scholarship
  40. UMass Boston Student Veteran Sam Chandler Wins JFK Award
    The 37th winner of UMass Boston's top academic award told the commencement crowd that childhood nature hikes with his mom inspired his philosophy of engagement and service.
  41. JFK Winner Sam Chandler’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 45th Commencement
    Read the speech and watch the video of College of Management graduate Sam Chandler's remarks on behalf of the Class of 2013.
  42. UMass Boston Alumna Receives Award at National Nurses Day Celebration
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences Dean Anahid Kulwicki presented Penny Greenberg '02 with the 2013 Nurses Week Leadership in Quality Innovation award.
  43. College of Management Student Sam Chandler Wins 2013 JFK Award
    Marine Corps Veteran to Receive Highest Student Honor at UMass Boston Commencement on May 31
  44. UMass Boston Students Show Bravery Amid Chaos at Marathon
    Marathon Monday started with bright smiles for the UMass Boston students who volunteered to be members of a medical "sweep team" for runners in distress. When tragedy struck, theirs became a story of bravery amid chaos
  45. PhD Program in Nursing News Update: Selected Student Accomplishments January - March 2013
    The UMass Boston students in the PhD Program in Nursing have had a productive Spring semester
  46. 27th Annual Research and Scholarship Day
    Join the 27th Annual Research and Scholarship Day at the University of Massachusetts Boston
  47. CNHS Selected as One of the “Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing Schools for 2012”
    Nursing-School.com has named UMass Boston's College of Nursing and Health Sciences one of the "Top 50 Most Social Media Friendly Nursing Schools for 2012."
  48. Screening and Discussion: Weight of the Nation (Part 4: Challenges)
    The Exercise and Health Sciences Club and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences will host a free screening of a portion of this HBO documentary. A panel discussion will follow.
  49. Screening and Discussion: Weight of the Nation (Part 2: Choices)
    The Exercise and Health Sciences Club and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences will host a free screening of a portion of this HBO documentary. A panel discussion will follow.
  50. CNHS Receives Monmouth University’s “Hawk Hug” for Sandy Relief Efforts
    CNHS students provide compassionate care to Hurricane Sandy victims.
  51. New Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences Ready to Listen and Lead
    Anahid Kulwicki's background is in health disparities research, which is a burgeoning area of focus for UMass Boston.
  52. Hurricane Sandy Relief Drive
    Blanket & Cold Weather Clothing, First Aid & Personal Hygiene Supplies Drive
  53. CNHS: Focus on Faculty and Staff
    Focus on Faculty and Staff
  54. Jacqueline Fawcett Receives Honorary Doctorate from Université Laval
    Jacqueline Fawcett, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and chair of the Department of Nursing at the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, recently received an honorary doctoral degree from Université Laval in Quebec, Canada.
  55. UMass Boston Graduates Urged to Lead at 44th Commencement Ceremony
    More than 3,800 students received degrees, making them the largest graduating class in university history.
  56. JFK Award Winner Tells Fellow Graduates to ‘Be the Change’
    Social psychology major Albert Chen is this year's John F. Kennedy Award winner — the highest honor given to a UMass Boston undergraduate student.
  57. UMass Boston to Celebrate 44th Commencement on June 1
    UMass Boston’s Campus Center lawn will be transformed into a stage for the largest event of the year, as more than 3,800 students receive their degrees.
  58. UMass Boston’s Graduate Nursing Program Again Ranked No. 50 in Country
    For the second year in a row, the U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Massachusetts Boston’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduate nursing program No. 50 in the nation.
  59. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Nursing Practice in a Post-Soviet Country
    PhD student Hermine Poghosyan will present.
  60. Kenyan Ambassador Visits UMass Boston
    Kenyan Ambassador to the United States Elkanah Odembo praised the University of Massachusetts Boston's commitment to global outreach and global health during a visit to campus.
  61. PhD Nursing Students Excel in Research and Scholarship
    Student Spotlight: Mercy Kamau, Julio Toro, and Hermine Poghosyan
  62. NURSNG 212 Student Health Fair
    CNHS students will display their health promotion projects at this campus-wide health and wellness fair.
  63. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Jacob Kariuki, George Hart, and Mercy Kamau
    Join us for presentations related to global issues.
  64. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: EndNote Presentation with George Hart
    George Hart will present on the bibliography managing software.
  65. Eileen Stuart-Shor Committed to Health of Underserved Populations
    Eileen Stuart-Shor's article published in the American Heart Association Journal Circulation, among various other accomplishments.
  66. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  67. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  68. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  69. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  70. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  71. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  72. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Jacqueline Fawcett
    Professor Jacqueline Fawcett will give a presentation on Concept Analysis.
  73. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Prepared for Comprehensive Exams?
    Faculty and students are invited to join us for this session focusing on preparation for comprehensive exams.
  74. The PhD Program in Nursing Announces Its First BS-to-PhD Graduate
    Julie Lynch if the first student to graduate from the accelerated BS-to-PhD Program (Health Policy track) through the University of Massachusetts Boston/Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Partnership.
  75. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Sheryl LaCoursiere
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor Sheryl LaCoursiere will present.
  76. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Federal Health Policy Agenda
    PhD Students in nursing will debrief on the Academy Health Policy Meeting in Washington, DC
  77. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Health Policy at the State Level
    Faculty and students are invited to join us for this session focusing on health policy at the state level.
  78. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Pre-Doctoral Funding
    Faculty and students are invited to join us for this session focusing on pre-doctoral funding.
  79. Dissertation Defense: Julie Lynch
    PhD Candidate will defend her dissertation.
  80. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries
    Assistant Professors Joyce Edmonds and Ling Shi will present on their global health research.
  81. Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Grants Accreditation to Nursing Programs
    The Board of Commissioners of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has granted accreditation to the nursing baccalaureate, master’s, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs.
  82. Gearing Up for the 2012 Return of Kenya Heart and Sole
    December 19 deadline approaches for the CNHS' annual project in Kenya
  83. Student Spotlight: Jodie Marcantoni
    DNP candidate presented at two health care quality and patient safety conferences in the St. Louis area.
  84. Promoting Health and Fitness Outside the Classroom
    CNHS faculty practice what they teach through their involvement in a 7K and regular fitness routines.
  85. Lisa Kennedy Sheldon Wins Health Services Award from Alumni Association at Saint Anselm College
    The Health Services Award recognizes outstanding achievement in health care, research, practice, and/or health education.
  86. Helene Fuld Trust Scholars Focus on Serving Underprivileged Populations
    10 outstanding Baccalaureate Nursing students were selected out of a pool of 240 applicants.
  87. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Suzanne Leveille
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences Professor Suzane Leveille will present.
  88. PhD Student Scholarly Dialogue: Providing Health Care in Rural Aldeas in Olancho
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences Assistant Professor Lisa Kennedy Sheldon will present with PhD Nursing student Hermine Poghosyan.
  89. CNHS Winter Convocation
    The College of Nursing and Health Sciences will be celebrating students graduating this winter.
  90. Information Session: MS and DNP Programs in Nursing
    Prospective students with previous BS and MS degrees in nursing are invited to join us for this info session.
  91. Information Session: MS and DNP Programs in Nursing
    Prospective students with previous BS and MS degrees in nursing are invited to join us for this info session.
  92. Information Session: MS and DNP Programs in Nursing
    Prospective students with previous BS and MS degrees in nursing are invited to join us for this info session.
  93. Information Session: MS and DNP Programs in Nursing
    Prospective students with previous BS and MS degrees in nursing are invited to join us for this info session.
  94. Information Session: MS and DNP Programs in Nursing
    Prospective students with previous BS and MS degrees in nursing are invited to join us for this info session.
  95. Information Session: MS and DNP Programs in Nursing
    Prospective students with previous BS and MS degrees in nursing are invited to join us for this info session.
  96. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Accelerated Option
    Prospective students with previous a bachelor degree in any field are invited to join us for this info session.
  97. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  98. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  99. Information Session: BS Program in Nursing, Online RN-BS
    Prospective students with previous RN certification are invited to join us for this info session.
  100. GoKids SnapShot, Fall 2011
    Kids Helping Kids Find A New Balance