Seventeen reasons 2017 was a great year at UMSN

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We're counting down 17 highlights of 2017 at the University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN). In no particular order, we'll share achievements and milestones focused on our students, faculty, staff and alumni. Check back often as we add new reasons regularly. 

17. Campaign funds in action

 Victors for Michigan campaign graphic

Funds from generous donors supporting the Victors for Michigan campaign are already in use. While reaching the campaign goal was an important milestone, UMSN is committed to raising additional funds to create even more student scholarships and to advance our commitment to research and practice that benefits the health of people around the world. Learn more about making a gift to UMSN.


16. International students

International students at UMSN

UMSN welcomed students from China, Indonesia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan and Thailand.


15. Student funding

Student funding at UMSN

Thank you, donors! Your support opens doors for talented students who may not otherwise be able to attend U-M.


14. A different kind of student support

Kristen Adams

Kristen Adams is at UMSN to provide students with a host of support services including counseling, referrals to services, and to be a bridge between students and school administration.


13. Fulbright honors

Denise Saint-Arnault and Stephen Strobbe

Denise Saint Arnault’s Fulbright research will address gender-based violence in Brazil and Romania. Stephen Strobbe will focus on screening adolescents for substance use in Brazil. 


12. Increasing diversity, equity and inclusion

Diversity at UMSN

UMSN is in Year Two of a strategic plan to increase DEI for students, faculty and staff. 


11. BSN applications increased

BSN graphic

UMSN continues to attract highly-talented students!


10. Clinical learning

No one said nursing school is easy! Failing a competency twice can have serious consequences on a student’s program but that didn’t happen this term.