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Michon Kysilka

Put me in, (wellness) Coach

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Michon Kysilka

by Janelle Vonasek Republished from UND Today article I’m ready to change my ways, says UND Today writer who volunteers as practice client Licensed Dietitian and UND student Health & Wellness Coach Michon Kysilka visits with UND Today writer Janelle Vonasek in a Zoom call. Vonasek agreed to volunteer as a practice client for Kysilka, […]

Students at poster

Health, wellness take spotlight at CNPD Research & Scholarship Day

Categories: News, Research

Students at poster

by Walter Criswell for UND Today   Presentations and awards highlight College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines’ annual research showcase More than 80 students presented at the annual event representing multiple disciplines across the college. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. The College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines recently hosted its annual Research & Scholarship Day in the Memorial […]

Green living for a healthier community

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April 25, 2024 by Walter Criswell for UND TODAY ‘Earth Day Fair: Green Eating for a Green Planet’ shows importance of food sustainability, fostering a healthier planet Following the event at the Education Building, the focus moved to Archives Coffee House, where activities such as natural dye painting and compost bingo took place. Photo by Walter […]

Dr Zenk and Dean Shogren

How nursing research informs nursing practice

Categories: News, RAIN, Research

Dr Zenk and Dean Shogren

April 23, 2024 by Walter Criswell for UND TODAY Research can help improve patients’ outcomes as well as nurses’ professional lives, National Institute of Nursing Research director says at UND Shannon Zenk, director of the National Institute of Nursing Research, sat down for a freside chat with College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines dean Maridee Shogren […]

Andy Armacost announces gift

UND announces $6.5 million gift from Sanford Health

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Andy Armacost announces gift

April 16, 2024 by UND Today Published in: Alumni Association & Foundation, armacost, Learning Gift will be used to fund scholarships, complete additions to Fritz Pollard Jr. Athletic Center UND President Andrew Armacost discusses the impact that a $6.5 million gift from Sanford Health will have on the campus community. Photo by Mike Hess/UND Today. Campus leaders were on […]

Maridee Shogren’s leadership a la mode

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April 4, 2024 by Walter Criswell for UND Today    Dean of UND’s College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines sifts leadership insights from experience as baker Maridee Shogren presents her 18:83 speech at the foot of the Memorial Union’s Social Stairs. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Maridee Shogren: nurse, midwife, principal investigator for opioid recovery grant […]

Alumna’s gift provides realistic simulators for future nurses

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Birthing sims that feature contractions, breech deliveries, even a surprisingly lifelike ‘infant’ are just some of the tools nursing students can use A 1969 graduate of the then-College of Nursing at UND, Kristine (Aarthun) Solberg interacts with New Victoria, a high-fidelity birthing manikin that provides simulated learning experiences for today’s nursing students. Solberg and her […]

nursing student

In Service, addressing North Dakota’s workforce needs

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nursing student

By inspiring students from middle school through graduate school, UND strives to produce the health professionals North Dakota needs, say deans of College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines and School of Medicine & Health Sciences At the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, the Clinical Resource & Simulation Center provides realistic, hands-on learning experiences […]

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 Today Multidisciplinary 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 […]