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Collins among 16 selected for U of I system honor

  Last week, University of Illinois System president Timothy Killeen announced the names of those selected for the 2018-19 President’s Executive Leadership Program (PELP) Fellows. Among the list of just 16 fellows across…

Phoenix Matthews named Distinguished Researcher

Phoenix Matthews, PhD, the College of Nursing Helen K. Grace Diversity Scholar, whose research is aimed at reducing cancer-related health disparities among vulnerable and underserved populations, has been chosen to receive the 2018…

Dean Weaver honored at her alma mater

UIC College of Nursing Dean Terri E. Weaver, PhD, RN, FAAN, ATSF, was chosen as the 2018 recipient of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Outstanding Alumni Award, which recognizes a graduate…

Students learn how to Stop the Bleed

UIC Nursing student Michael Solomon twists a tourniquet on the arm of a fellow student. “Does it hurt?” he asks. She shakes her head no, and he turns the rod again. In this…

Students step up to donate class gift

It took less than two minutes for most students to take part in a fundraiser for the first-ever College of Nursing class gift. But those two minutes were pretty grueling. Through the “Hustle…

Rockford prof honored for outstanding career

On March 22, Judith Heinschel, PhD, PMHNP-BC, received the 2018 Excellence in Nursing Award from the Stateline Nurses Network. Heinschel is clinical assistant professor based at the college’s Rockford campus. The award recognizes…

At UIC Nursing, Thai New Year is a favorite celebration

The smell of golden, crispy egg rolls and steamed tapioca dumplings filled the College of Nursing’s Third Floor Event Center on Apr. 16, as Thai dancers wearing brightly-colored silk dresses and sabais, or…