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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…

Jean Mills named 2017 Silver Circle Winner

Since 1966, the Silver Circle Award has been presented to some of UIC’s best teachers. Winners, who are honored at their college commencements, receive $500 and their names join a long list of…

Thai New Year (Songkran) 2017 celebration

The College of Nursing held its annual Thai New Year (Songkran) Celebration on Monday, 17 April 2016 in the 3rd Floor Event Center (Chicago campus). Nursing students, faculty and staff were treated to…

Nurse Managers Panel benefits students at UIC Nursing

Nurse managers shared advice with students on job search strategies and how to succeed in the field. The event took place at the UIC College of Nursing on Monday, April 10th. Featured guests…

World Health Day 2017

The UIC College of Nursing held its Annual World Health Day celebration on Monday, April 3, 2017. This year’s event theme was “Depression, Let’s Talk.”  The keynote speaker, Dr. Frances Hughes, CEO…

DNP, MS programs climb in new rankings

Standings of both the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and the Master’s program at the UIC College of Nursing rose significantly in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate…

Research Day 2017

Research Day 2017 was held on Friday, March 3, 2017. It began at 9am with presentations given concurrently in three different locations. JoEllen Wilbur, PhD ’84, MS ’75 was the keynote speaker. Her…

College announces Holm Visiting Scholar Award

Karyn Holm, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, a distinguished nurse scholar who has served in leadership positions at DePaul University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, and Loyola University Chicago, and her husband Terrance,…

Prestigious grant will prepare PhD nurses

The UIC College of Nursing is one of only 28 nursing schools nationwide to receive a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars program, which provides financial support, mentoring…

Online bachelor's degrees rank among top 10

UIC is ranked No. 8 in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs in bachelor’s degrees. UIC offers three online bachelor’s degree programs, with our college’s RN-to-BSN program accounting for…

UIC enjoys inspired day of giving

Giving Tuesday 2016, the global day of giving which happens every year on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, was a great success across UIC and at the College of Nursing. In our fourth year…