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Sara and Robert Rothschild strengthen global health support at the U-M School of Nursing with establishment of endowed professorship
The U-M School of Nursing today announced that Sara (BSN ’65) and Robert Rothschild, who have supported global health initiatives at the School since 2016, through the Rothschild Global Scholars program, have established the Sara and Robert Rothschild Professor of Global Nursing Fund.
Jan 26, 2023

MLK Symposium and MLK Health Sciences Lecture set for Monday, Jan. 16
37th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. SymposiumThe MLK Symposium will be held at Hill Auditorium. The 2023 symposium kicks off at 10 a.m., with a live stream available for those who cannot attend in person. The keynote address, which will have an in-person component for the first time since 2020, will feature a dynamic mix of local and national speakers and performances.
Jan 09, 2023

Research Assistant Professor Rebecca Evans-Polce awarded three-year R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
U-M School of Nursing Research Assistant Professor Rebecca Evans-Polce, an expert in substance use epidemiology and disparities in substance use, was officially notified that she was awarded a R01 grant from the NIH (National Institutes of Health)/NIAAA (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism) for titled, “Sexual Fluidity and Longitudinal Changes in Alcohol Misuse and Associated Health Cons
Nov 15, 2022

4th Annual Margaret Calarco Leadership Lectureship
All Michigan Medicine faculty and staff are invited to attend the 4th annual Margaret M. Calarco Leadership Lectureship, which will be held on Friday, Oct. 21, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.A co-sponsored event by U-M Health and U-M School of Nursing, the Calarco Lectureship is in honor of Margaret Calarco, former chief nurse executive of the U-M Health System. 
Oct 18, 2022

Avid U-M supporters establish McLelland Endowed Professorship at the School of Nursing to address nursing’s role in health equity
The University of Michigan (U-M) School of Nursing today announced that Mike (MBA ’79) and Nancy (LSA ’75, MBA ’79) McLelland, longtime financial supporters of student scholarship at the University, have established the McLelland Endowed Professorship.
Oct 10, 2022

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Fall 2021 Issue

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2018 Summer Issue

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2018 Winter Issue

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