Post Tagged with: "College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines"

UND alum Greg Shega and wife, Amy, recently established a $1 million gift in their will to assist American Indian students at UND fulfill their dreams of attaining higher education degrees. Image courtesy of Greg and Amy Shega.

Maximum impact

June 26, 2018

Alum’s $1-million gift makes education attainable for tomorrow’s American Indian leaders

Psychology Department-Marketing Shoot. 
Psychology Students working in Northern Prairie Community Clinic with people acting as clients. Signed released for minors.

UND forensic psychology program best in country

May 29, 2018

College rankers continue to tout UND for its quality academics and affordability in online education

Students in the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics review some of the healthy entrees they've pepared in the department's Food Lab. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Wake-up call to poor eating

April 26, 2018

Health and wellness podcast: UND researcher Amir Alakaam says risk levels from bad diets can be higher than smoking

Greg Gefroh

Beyond ‘Flamin’ Hot Cheetos’

April 24, 2018

Chef’s Table demonstrates healthy cooking to fuel Fighting Hawks student-athlete performance in and out of the classroom

Root beer games

Root beer games

April 24, 2018

In effort to educate students about alcohol, UND Nursing pushes safe suds at Olympic-style event

William Caraher and Bret Weber, UND associate professors of history and social work, respectively, have released the latest edition of a growing library of co-authored books about life in the oil-laden Bakken area of western North Dakota. (Above) Weber and Caraher are center in a photo taken in 2015 in the heart of the Bakken Oil Formation, with fellow Bakken researchers, John Holmgren, faculty member at Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania;  Aaron Hoffman, a student at Franklin & Marshall College, Richard Rothaus, North Dakota University System vice chancellor; and Kostis Kourelis, from Franklin & Marshall College. Image courtesy of John Holmgren.

A tourist guide to the Bakken

December 5, 2017

New book offers 10 tours of oilfields and insider information

The University has the capacity to help solve rural issues, said Thomasine Heitkamp, a UND Professor in the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines,  who with grand challenge team members invited the federal representatives to campus for a UND Discovery grand challenge event earlier this week. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

‘Speed dating’ for research

November 16, 2017

Thomasine Heitkamp heads up event helping feds and researchers address rural health and social issues

A resident of Round Rock, Texas – a suburb of Austin – Fallon Jefferson is a distance student of UND’s Advanced Public Health Nurse master’s program, completing the second semester of her three-semester practicum.    Has been putting her education to practice in Texas hurricane shelters.

In the eye of the storm

October 5, 2017

UND online master’s student brings advanced nursing expertise to the front lines at Texas hurricane shelters

Maureen Atake is hooded on August 4 after earning her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP). Atake was was born in Nigeria and came to the U.S. in 1998. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Parting ‘shots’

August 8, 2017

UND Doctor of Nursing Practice grad researches vaccination rates in urban Somali communities

Tracy Charboneau (left) and Challsey Scallon, UND College of Nursing & Professional Discipline alumnae and veterans of the Recruitment and Retention of American Indians into Nursing program, or RAIN for short, recently pulled off a big idea when they cut the ribbon on a brand new $1.2 million wellness center  dedicated to helping those on teh Spirit Lake Sioux reservation stricken with Type I and II diabetes. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Home-grown health

April 20, 2017

UND Nursing and RAIN program alums renovate former school bus garage into diabetes wellness center on Spirit Lake reservation

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences' students are given technical instructionon the state-of-the-art  "da Vinci Surgical Robot" recently.  One way SMHS faculty researchers teach students is by ringing knowledge and cutting-edge technology into the classroom.  Photo by Tyler Ingahm.

Health education: Another budget dilemma

April 13, 2017

Proposed federal cuts could impact UND’s ability to prepare allied health professionals for service in North Dakota

UND Nurse Anesthesia Program

Tradition of leadership

March 21, 2017

UND’s Nurse Anesthesia program celebrates 30 years of excellence in supplying the healthcare workforce needs of the region

‘Difficult and chaotic’

‘Difficult and chaotic’

February 14, 2017

Simulation gives UND students up close and personal view of family life below the poverty line

As part of a recent simulation hosted by the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, students were asked to assume varying family roles and maneuver the intricacies of making ends meet when there is not enough resources to go around. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Into the poverty line

February 7, 2017

Students get crash course in what it’s like to not make ends meet in simulation designed to develop more societal empathy

Part of that success is of UND’s Recruitment/Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) program is that it’s a home away from home for its students and alums, according to Elle Hoselton (left), a RAIN alumna who, like Sonya Anderson (right), came back to UND to mentor students in the program. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Let it RAIN

November 22, 2016

UND program that recruits and educates majority of state’s American Indian nurses thrives with nurturing family atmosphere