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UNM College of Nursing among top Southwest nursing schools

UNM College of Nursing among top Southwest nursing schools

By Luke Frank | July 27, 2016
NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com has ranked the UNM College of Nursing 15 out of more than 350 nursing schools in the Southwest U.S. and one of the country’s top nursing schools. Nursing Schools Almanac’s research team evaluated 3,200-plus U.S. nursing schools and campuses based on the breadth and depth of nursing programs, student success, value and other measures.

Jonas Center grant to fund scholarships for College of Nursing doctoral students

February 29, 2016
The University of New Mexico College of Nursing has received a $20,000 grant that will help fund the scholarship of two doctoral nursing students. The award from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare is part of an effort to stem a national faculty shortage and prepare the next generation of nurses.
UNM expands nurse practitioner programs

UNM expands nurse practitioner programs

By Michael Haederle | October 02, 2014
In a bid to boost the ranks of primary care providers in the state, Gov. Susana Martinez and the 2014 New Mexico Legislature included a nearly $1.7 million recurring appropriation to grow the total number enrolling in UNM’s pediatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner and certified nurse midwife programs from 24 to 40. The UNM College of Nursing is now taking applications to fill those slots.
Making a difference one fundraiser at a time

Making a difference one fundraiser at a time

By Furhana Afrid | July 18, 2014
On a hot summer day in Albuquerque a cold treat can go a long way. All the way to Africa, in the case of eight University of New Mexico nursing students.
Youth Empowerment Project perks teen interest in medical careers

Youth Empowerment Project perks teen interest in medical careers

By Katherine Korte | April 21, 2014
Photos of bloody trauma wounds. Videos of daring deeds that end with someone being mangled. Needles that you can’t imagine using on a human body, much less inserting into a bone. These images may sound gory, but they didn't deter students ...