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  • 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.

  • Photo of Dean WeaverThe UIC College of Nursing is delighted to share two impressive recognitions for Dean Terri E. Weaver, PhD, RN, FAAN.



  • Asst. professor Sarah Abboud (far left) with her class of REIDS fellows at Yale School of Public HealthSarah Abboud, assistant professor of women, children and family health science, was among eight junior faculty from around the country who participated in an intensive four-week program at the Yale School of Public Health and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) this summer.

  • Photo of Alexandra and ErinTwo nursing students at UIC have been awarded Schweitzer fellowships, a service learning program for health professional students committed to helping Chicago’s underserved.


  • 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.

  • Photo of Dr. Zenk in her officeShannon 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 of Nursing, offered to faculty members who demonstrate a record of excellence in research, scholarship and teaching.

  • 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 annual meeting in Boston.

  • 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.


  • UIC College of Nursing seniors taking the plunge
    It’s been happening for decades and is now one of the most widely admired traditions at UIC: the senior class pool jump.

  • UIC College of Nursing seniors taking the plunge
    The UIC College of Nursing's Student Council was host of the 2017 BSN Senior Brunch/Pool Jump.  The luncheon took place on May 2nd from 12-4 in the College's 3rd fl. Event Center.    For background information about this tradition, see: Undergrads Take the Plunge...

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