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Nine UIC Nursing alumni among "40 Under 40" honorees

The UIC College of Nursing congratulates nine alumni, including three faculty members, who have been named to the Illinois Nurses Foundation’s 2017 list of “40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders.” The award ceremony…

Two faculty and two alumnae selected as fellows of AAN

Two distinguished faculty members from the College of Nursing, as well as two outstanding alumnae, have been selected by the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) to join its Class of 2017 fellows. Fellowship…

$5M gift to expand nursing school's simulation lab

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing has received a $5 million donation from M. Christine Schwartz to expand upon an existing simulation laboratory that bears her name. The new center…

Two UIC Nursing students named Schweitzer Fellows

Two nursing students at UIC have been awarded Schweitzer fellowships, a service learning program for health professional students committed to helping Chicago’s underserved. The students will each design and implement year-long projects to…

Closing the gap between gay, heterosexual smokers

Gays and lesbians are more than twice as likely to use tobacco than heterosexuals, and University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have detailed how the disparity can be reduced. Smoking remains the leading…

Dr. Shannon Zenk selected for college's top honor

Shannon Zenk, PHD, MPH, RN, FAAN, professor in the Department of Health Systems Science, has been selected as a Nursing Collegiate Professor. This is one of the highest honors in the UIC College…

Anti-nausea drug could help treat sleep apnea

An old pharmaceutical product may be a new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, according to new research presented today by University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University scientists at the SLEEP 2017…

UIC nurse researcher receives Fulbright to study in Rwanda

University of Illinois at Chicago nursing professor Holli DeVon will continue conducting research on cardiovascular disease during the 2017-2018 school year, but she will be off-campus to do so. Way off campus. DeVon…

Colleen Corte appointed director of PhD program

Colleen Corte, PhD, RN, has been appointed director of the PhD Program at UIC’s College of Nursing. Corte is a much appreciated mentor to PhD students–encouraging and supporting them in their educational program…