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One nurse, two worlds

Categories: News, RAIN

For RAIN’s Indigenous speaker series, Whitney Fear Johnson − tribal member, documentary subject and nurse practitioner – spoke with nursing students by Walter Criswell for UND Today Whitney Johnson spoke to students and faculty of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines for RAIN’s Indigenous Speaker Spotlight series. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Whitney Fear […]

Three UND colleges unite for new research initiative

Categories: News, Research

by Walter Criswell of UND TodayMultidisciplinary initiative promises to bolster behavioral health support in rural North Dakota Tiffany Russell (left to right), Kelly McShane, Karla Fehr and Ethan Dahl serve as core members of UND’s new Behavioral Health Initiative. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Behavioral health disorders, which range from substance use disorders to suicidality […]

Toni Castro Cosío

How sharing can boost savings and well-being

Categories: News, Research

Toni Castro Cosío

Within close communities, sharing money is a powerful tool, UND’s Financial Interdependence Project Colloquium shows Toni Castro Cosío, a senior Behavioral Researcher at the Center for Advanced Hindsight’s Common Cents Lab at Duke University, describes her research to attendees of the Financial Interdependence Colloquium at UND. Photo by Jen Koller for UND Today. By Jen […]

Sim labs train future doctors and nurses

Categories: News

State-of-the-art simulation labs — some of them unique in the country — help UND health care students hone their skills A College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines student practices preparing a manikin arm for an IV in class. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Health care practices are evolving, as are the tools that health care […]

Nursing Simulation

A summit with substance

Categories: News

Nursing Simulation

Actors portraying patients with addiction disorders bring intensity, realism to College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines training summit The simulations featured real actors playing patients with substance use disorders. This actress plays a patient, Lyla, as a visiting nurse observes the scenario. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Lyla walks into the emergency room on a […]

Trio of students take home top academic prizes

Categories: News, RAIN

Two RAIN students earn Cobell Scholarships; Computer Science major wins Hispanic Scholarship Fund award UND archival image. Three outstanding students have put the University of North Dakota on the map by winning national scholarships. Sophomore Honors student and Computer Science major Mario Medeles, Manvel, Texas, earned a Hispanic Scholarship Fund award, while Nursing majors Erin Morin, Bottineau, N.D., and Ashley Davis, […]

RAIN program receives Rural Health ‘Excellence in DEI’ Award

Categories: News, RAIN

Half of all American Indian registered nurses in North Dakota are RAIN Program graduates, the program reports Earlier in June, UND’s RAIN or Recruitment & Retention of American Indians into Nursing program received the Rural Health ‘Excellence in DEI’ Award at the 38th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health. Accepting the award are […]

Nick Houge

Well Prepared for Patient Care | Nick Houge

Categories: News

Nick Houge

Nick Houge earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at UND, and he returned to the University for his current program, in which he’s pursuing a Nurse Anesthesia Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Photo by Shawna Schill/UND Today. Nursing is a calling often transmitted through experience. Many nurses credit seeing medical care administered up close […]

Dean Maridee Shogren stands in front of a UND CNPD sign

A simulated rural emergency hospital? Watch for it

Categories: News, RAIN

Dean Maridee Shogren stands in front of a UND CNPD sign

A Q&A with Maridee Shogren, the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines’ new dean CNPD Dean Maridee Shogren. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today. Editor’s note: Maridee Shogren was named dean of the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines in November after serving as interim dean of the college for 10 months. During her Q&A with UND Today, Dean Shogren […]

Social Work graduates pose for a picture

Fall Social Work graduates honored at hooding and pinning ceremonies

Categories: News

Social Work graduates pose for a picture

Students and faculty of the UND Social Work department held their hooding and pinning ceremonies for Fall graduates via Zoom on Dec. 15 UND Social Work graduate students gathered at Half Brothers Brewing Company to celebrate during the department’s hooding ceremony. Screenshot. Despite being held in December on one of the coldest days of the […]