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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.

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AAMN chapter aims to support men in nursing

The District of Columbia and Virginia will now have its first chapter of the American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN) to be hosted by The George Washington

Dr. Tony Yang

Nursing Professor Examines Legality of Requiring Vaccines for Health Care Workers

It happens every year. Health care facilities and workers face the daunting challenge of preparing and responding to seasonal influenza.

U.S. Surgeon General

Stigma is the nation’s #1 killer, says Surgeon General

Health care providers, students and educators filled the Betts Theater on GW’s Washington, D.C. campus Monday to hear the U.S. surgeon general, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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New Student Space, Simulation Technology Among Improvements for GW Nursing

Recent renovations at Innovation Hall on GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus nearly doubled the simulation space available to nursing students and opened up the first floor of the sch

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PhD program to shape the next generation of nurse scientists

Beginning in fall 2019, GW will have a new addition to its degree program lineup – a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing.

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Two DNP Students Named Jonas Nurse Scholars

The George Washington University School of Nursing is proud to announce it has been awarded a new grant from Jonas Philanthropies, a leading national philanthropic funder of graduate nursing education, to tackle the nation’s most pressing health care issues through support of high-potential doctoral nursing scholars.

student speaker Elizabeth Glynn

Accelerated BSN Students Celebrate Entry Into Nursing Profession

While most other college students spent June and July taking a break from classes, GW Nursing’s first summer start cohort of accelerated bach

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GW Nursing Named NLN Center Of Excellence

GW Nursing is among 16 nursing programs nationwide to be named a 2018-2022 Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing (NLN).

Dr. Ellen Kurtzman

Faculty headed to Capitol Hill to shape policy

Dr. Ellen Kurtzman, an associate professor at GW Nursing, was named one of this year’s eight Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellowship recipients by the National Academy of Medicine. 

Congratulations to our Fellows

Three of GW Nursing's faculty members have been honored as Fellows by professional organizations this year.

Susan Hassmiller

Congratulations, Class of 2018

GW Nursing celebrated its 322 members of the Class of 2018 last weekend during its graduation ceremony and university-wide commencement on the National Mall.

Susan Hassmiller

GW Nursing Graduation Speaker Named

Susan B. Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, will be the next national nursing leader to inspire a new generation of GW Nursing students at the school’s graduation ceremony held on the university’s Washington, D.C. campus Saturday, May 19.

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 some of the nation’s most disempowered populations.

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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 decrease in capacity to enroll students in both pre-licensure nursing and graduate programs, further adding to the overall lack of qualified faculty.