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News Archive

With as many students and faculty active in education, practice, policy and research as we have at GW Nursing, it can be difficult to capture all of their stories. These are just some examples of the work going on here — work done by dedicated students and top-tier faculty alike — that help this school continue to grow and flourish.

Learning to serve our community

While being located at the heart of the nation’s capital affords faculty members and students access to the United States’ seat of power, it also places GW Nursing close to so

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Partnering to Advance Nursing Education

With so many nurses and nurse faculty nearing retirement, colleges and universities are relying on a shrinking faculty workforce to educate the next generation of nurses.  The result is a decr

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On the Rise in U.S. News & World Report

GW Nursing is trending upward—again—in the annual U.S. News & World Report college rankings.

Dr. Ashley Darcy-Mahoney

There's an app for that

Using a readily available feature of modern life, Assistant Professor Ashley Darcy-Mahoney is helping parents prepare their children for lifelong success.

Creating a Legacy: GW Nursing student mentor program

No matter what age, the first day a of school always seems a little scary.

Dean Jeffries

Bringing together top healthcare simulations experts

Technology now enables healthcare educators to simulate lifelike scenarios to ensure students can deliver quality care from the moment they first see real patients. Simulation can be an a

GW Nursing's Rising Star

Dr. Ashley Darcy-MahoneyModern Healthcare named Dr. Ashley Darcy-Mahoney a recipient of the Rising Stars in Nursing, part of its 2017 Excellence in Nursing awards & recognition program.

Dr. Kimberly Acquaviva

Dr. Acquaviva's text lauded as Book of the Year

GW Nursing faculty members continue to serve as influential voices in the national health care community with Dr.

GW Nursing Moves Up to #5 in Online Nursing

GW Nursing tied for the No. 5 spot in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs. The increase in rank from No. 26 in the previous year is a reflection of faculty, staff and students' hard work and the continued dedication of resources to instructional design, technology and best practices. Once again, the school was also ranked for Best Online Master’s in Nursing for Veterans this year, coming in at No. 3 on that list.

Dr. Jess Calohan

Improving men's health by battling stereotypes

Google “Can a man be a …” and the top autofill responses are widow, feminist, witch, midwife and nurse.

Veterans to BSN students

Veterans supporting veterans

Now in its third year, GW Nursing’s Veterans to BSN initiative is modeled around building community and veterans supporting each other.

Improving Online Education

As part of its continuous commitment to advancing nursing education, GW Nursing on October 16 facilitated a Quality Matters (QM) wo

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'Tis the season for flu vaccines

October is the season for pumpkin spice everything, falling leaves, warm jackets and … flu vaccines?

Congratulations to GW Nursing's newest AAN Fellows

Drs. Karen Kesten & Kenya BeardDrs. Karen Kesten and Kenya Beard, both members of the GW Nursing community, were inducted Saturday as Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

Drs. Linda Briggs & Mayri Leslie

GW Nursing professors help women live longer, healthier lives

Through a grant from The Preeclampsia Foundation, three GW Nursing professors are working to enable mothers to live longer, healthier lives

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