College of Nursing News


  • Man's best friend may actually help heal

    Jun 19, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Cheryl Krause-Parello studies animal-assisted intervention (AAI) and is founder and director of Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors (C-PAWW), a new initiative at the CU College of Nursing that supports military and veterans’ health and education in Colorado, with the aim of becoming the most military-supportive state in the country.
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  • College gets a new look

    Jun 17, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    ​On May 9, during National Nurses Week, faculty, staff and students gathered to celebrate the profession and to roll out the official new image campaign for the CU College of Nursing.
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  • Dulce Mia Warren: The future of culturally relevant healthcare education

    Apr 18, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Dulce Mia Warren is the College of Nursing Alumni Association S. Claire Sandekian Scholarship recipient for 2014.​
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  • International visitors program sends two to Japan

    Apr 14, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Kathy Magilvy, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Ernestine Kotthoff-Burnell, PhD, APRN, FAANP, from the college participated in the exchange agreement between our sister school, Yamagata Prefectural University of Health Sciences Department of Nursing in Japan, and the University of Colorado College of Nursing.
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  • CU Midwives Expand Reach

    Apr 9, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    On Friday, April 4, the Center for Midwifery (CFM) opened their new Lone Tree clinic.
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  • Dean Thompson names John Welton PhD program director

    Mar 26, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    John Welton, PhD, RN, Senior Scientist in Health Systems Research and Director of the Colorado Collaborative for Nursing Research (CCNR), will assume the role of Director of the PhD Program effective immediately.
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  • Dean Thompson named AACN chair

    Mar 26, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) named Dean Sarah Thompson, PhD, FAAN, to chair their national DNP Implementation Task Force.
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  • College of Nursing master's programs nationally recognized

    Mar 12, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    ​The University of Colorado College of Nursing has been successful in snagging high rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 edition of Best Graduate Schools.
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  • Nurse practitioner finds success in letting go

    Mar 5, 2014 by Julie MW Zavala, DNP, CPNP
    As a PNP working in an elementary school-based health clinic (SBHC), I care for an ever-growing number of children with increased BMIs (>85%). Despite my knowledge of the importance of the problem, my engaging conversational style, and my endless supply of 5-2-1-0 handouts, I became frustrated with my inability to make much improvement.
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  • College to offer BS in nursing at new south metro Denver location

    Mar 3, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    The University of Colorado and The Wildlife Experience, the largest cultural institution in Douglas County, will collaborate to allow CU to begin offering classes in south metro Denver in fall 2014,
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  • College of Nursing faculty execute SBIRT training grant

    Feb 24, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    The University of Colorado College of Nursing is currently implementing a three-year $743,000 Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training grant from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment at SAMHSA, which aims to train current and future nurses to recognize at-risk and harmful substance use in patients before the problems become more serious.
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  • Reaching out to legislators

    Feb 19, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    This winter, College of Nursing faculty have had several opportunities to showcase the profession of nursing and the great things going on at the college.
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  • CU College of Nursing online graduate programs ranked 10 by U.S. News & World Report

    Jan 8, 2014 by College of Nursing Marketing
    ​University of Colorado College of Nursing is named today in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs, ranking #10.
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