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College of Nursing Diversity & Inclusion Statement

The Marquette University College of Nursing community is committed to increasing diversity and promoting a sense of belonging for all. Read our Diversity & Inclusion Statement.  

Statement of Solidarity -- Marquette Nurses Against Injustice

The College of Nursing expresses outrage and horror for the killing of George Floyd and the many others who have been victims of racial injustice.  We write to communicate our support to our entire community. Read our statement.

Updates and information from Marquette University about coronavirus are available here.

Take a look at our Resources and TipSheet for adjusting to distance learning. 

Updates and information about returning to campus are available here

College of Nursing receives scholarship to support disadvantaged students

Visiting Professor Lisa Grabert discussed health care processes in an article on one man's high bill despite insurance coverage

Visiting Professor Lisa Grabert cowrote a June 17 opinion piece for Modern Healthcare about basing providers' COVID payments on the actual cost of care

Join Dr. Dora Clayton-Jones and others for World Sickle Cell Day and Community Prayer

Dr. Karen Robinson will be the 2020-2021 Office of the Provost Marquette Immersive Leadership Experience (MILE) Program participant

Dr. Kristin Haglund offered 2020-2021 Provost’s Fellow Position for Community Engagement

Marquette Nurses -- Compassionate. Prepared. Making a Difference on the Frontlines.

Friday, May 15 -- 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. CT

Join College of Nursing dean, Dr. Janet Wessel Krejci, along with clinical assistant professor, Dr. Madeline Schmidt, Nurs '01, Grad '03, Grad '17, to hear stories and heartwarming moments from alumni who are making a difference on heroic health care teams and in the lives of COVID-19 patients.

Register for this Beyond MU - Lifelong Learning webinar.

Read about a Marquette Nurse from the perspective of a patient, Judge Derek Mosley

Dr. Mauricio Garnier-Villareal is interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio about understanding the COVID-19 infection trajectory data

Dr. Susan Breakwell has been named a Fellow in Palliative Care Nursing

World Health Assembly observes 2020 as International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

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Nursing student inspired to pursue nursing degree

Maya Keesey, freshman Marquette nursing student, shares the story of how she was inspired by nurses during her own cancer battle to become a nurse

Dr. Christine Schindler quoted in Good Housekeeping about a shortage in school nurses. 

Inside Higher Ed features Marquette Method

College of Nursing receives more than $6.3 million from generous benefactors to support scholarships

Online MSN program ranked by U.S. News & World Report

US News & World Report released its 2020 “Best Online Masters in Nursing Programs” rankings and Marquette University is number 58, up from a rank of 116 in 2019. Marquette tied with two other schools for the 58th spot and is the highest Wisconsin program listed. In all, 188 schools were included for comparison.

Grant Award

Dr. Stacy Barnes received a $25,000 grant from Bader Philanthropies, Inc. to continue geriatric trainings in Wisconsin. 

The 2020 Building Bridges Conference on May 8 has been cancelled.

Looking to 2020: Healthcare and Politics

Click here for audio of the recent event "Looking to 2020: Healthcare and Politics," sponsored by Marquette's College of Nursing.

Marquette Nursing Apparel Sale!

It's here . . . the Marquette Nursing Apparel Sale!! Sponsored by MUSNA (MU Student Nursing Association), apparel is available to order  through Wednesday, November 6th at noon. Find your look -- order Marquette Nursing apparel today!

Lisa Grabert quoted in article from Home Health Care

Lisa Grabert, visiting nursing professor, honored with bipartisan leadership award in Washington D.C.

Dr. Dora Clayton-Jones interviewed about sickle cell awareness  

The Marquette Method of Natural Family Planning mentioned in New York Times

Dr. Jen Ohlendorf featured on Another Mother Runner website in a podcast about her research and running.

A research team of Marquette professors was honored with the Community Engaged Research Partnership Development Grant at the September 7, 2019 Sickle Cell Empowerment Conference.

Dr. Norah Johnson is quoted on using technology to help keep track of children with autism who may be at risk for running away.

Dr. Jill Guttormson, associate professor of nursing, is among the critical care nurses today who are less likely than 10 years ago to believe patients on mechanical ventilation need sedation. 

Dr. Kristin Haglund, professor of nursing, named faculty recipient of the Way Klingler Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

Dr. Norah Johnson research on autism and exercise featured on CBS 58

Dora Clayton-Jones, assistant professor and Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellow in the College of Nursing, named president of the International Association of Sickle Cell Nurses and Professional Associates 

Dr. Kristin Haglund, nursing professor, named 2019-20 Provost Office Fellow

News: U.S. News & World Report releases 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings

In the College of Nursing, the Master of Science program moved up to 49 from 82, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program moved up slightly to 60 from 66.

Marquette University Graduate Nursing program ranks #13

Top 25 Best Value Master's of Science in Nursing Degree Programs for 2019 by Value Colleges.

CON Faculty on team that receives President's Challenge award

Marquette University College of Nursing Alumni Award Recipients Announced

College of Nursing ranked by US News & World Report

The College of Nursing’s online graduate programs were ranked on the US News list of best online nursing graduate programs after only their third year in existence, which is a testament to the academic rigor of the program and the quality of student outcomes. Only 126 online nursing graduate programs out of the thousands available throughout the country are ranked on the US News & World Report list, making our programs part of a very elite group.

College of Nursing professors inducted as fellows into the American Academy of Nursing

NIH grant awarded to Dr. Lisa Hanson, director of nurse-midwifery program

Marquette University and Georgetown University announce visiting professor partnership

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