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KU School of Nursing student earns American Psychiatric Nurses Association scholarship
Aug 25, 2017 -- Heidy F. Brillhart, APRN-CNP, a post-master’s certificate student at the University of Kansas School of Nursing, is one of 30 graduate and undergraduate students across the country to be awarded an American Psychiatric Nurses Association Board of Directors Student Scholarship.
KU Medical Center students and faculty volunteer at Wyandotte County Back to School Fairs
Aug 23, 2017 -- Students and faculty from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions provided physical exams and immunizations to children in Wyandotte County.
KU Medical Center students volunteer their time helping others on Community Service Days
Aug 23, 2017 -- Each year, KU Medical Center designates two days for community service in Wyandotte County as a way of giving back to the community where KU Medical Center is located.
Twelve students from the new School of Nursing in Salina join the Class of 2019 as school year begins at KU
Aug 23, 2017 -- The annual Nightingale Ceremony welcoming a new class of undergraduate nursing students to the University of Kansas is generally a day filled with firsts: the first time on campus for many of the students; the first time being cloaked in their white laboratory coats; and the first time being part of the KU School of Nursing Class of 2019.
The University of Kansas Medical Center honors four faculty as University Distinguished Professors
Aug 17, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Medical Center has named four long-time faculty members University Distinguished Professors, which is an honor reserved for faculty who have made significant and sustained contributions to research, scholarship and teaching at the medical center.
The University of Kansas Cancer Center receives renewal of National Cancer Institute designation and announces approval of Children’s Mercy as an official consortium partner
Aug 03, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced today that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) renewed its national cancer center designation for five years and that Children’s Mercy has been formally approved as a cancer center consortium partner.
New School of Medicine students mark their entrance into medical profession at White Coat Ceremony
Aug 02, 2017 -- New students at the School of Medicine marked their entrance into the medical profession at the White Coat Ceremony.
KU School of Nursing earns Center of Excellence in Nursing Education designation from the National League of Nursing
Jul 28, 2017 -- The University of Kansas School of Nursing announced July 28 that it has earned the National League of Nursing (NLN) designation as a Center of Excellence for 2017-2022.
University of Kansas Medical Center announces opening of Health Education Building
Jul 20, 2017 -- The University of Kansas Medical Center today opened a 170,000 square-foot facility that will transform education for the KU Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. The $82-million Health Education Building will serve as the primary teaching facility for all three schools, and it will feature state-of-the-art simulation technology and flexible learning spaces with interprofessional education in mind.
KU Medical Center to become third school in the nation to launch specialized MS training program for DPT students
Jul 07, 2017 -- This fall, the University of Kansas will become only the third university in the country to implement the MS Standardized Training and Education Program with University Partners (STEP UP) as part of its entry-level education for doctor of physical therapy (DPT) students.
Scott Belliston followed a winding path to become the first graduate of the KU Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program
Jul 03, 2017 -- Scott Belliston, D.O., became the first graduate of the Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program in the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Kansas City middle school girls learn about health care careers at KU
Jul 03, 2017 -- Nearly 60 local middle school girls came to the University of Kansas Medical Center this spring for hands-on learning about health care careers.

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