Nicole Peterson, DNP, ARNP, AGNP-BC has been promoted to Associate Professor (Instructional Track).
UI Office of Strategic Communication | 4/15/2019
TaJuan Wilson, executive director of Student Programs and Diversity and assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, has been named the University of Iowa’s new associate vice president for diversity, equity, and inclusion. He will begin on June 28.
The UI College of Nursing works to increase diversity in the school, both in the classrooms and in the real world, through the seven pillars of diversity developed by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
By Annie Fitzpatrick | The Daily Iowan | 2/26/2019
Associate Professor Janette Taylor, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, FAAN, was recently recognized as a 2018 Woman of Influence by the Pi Kappa Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.
According to the sorority, the award was created “to honor women who have shown a commitment to the progression of students, staff, and/or faculty of color … all-the-while exuding professionalism, excellence, and integrity.”
PhD alumna Staja “Star” Booker, RN, MSN, was presented with a Dissertation Award from the Midwest Nursing Research Society’s (MNRS) Symptom Science Research Interest Group.
Dr. Booker received the award during the society’s 42nd Annual Research Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 14, 2018.
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College of Nursing Diversity Coordinator, Valerie Garr, MA, is a recipient of the 2018 UI Diversity Catalyst Seed Grant.
Garr is developing a new initiative called College of Nursing Networks and Engagement in Communities Through Service (CONNECTS), which builds stronger partnerships between the College of Nursing and targeted K-12 populations.
UI College of Nursing alumnus Jimmy Reyes, DNP, AGNP, RN, associate director of practice and education at the Iowa Board of Nursing, was recently featured in a Johnson & Johnson publication that profiled four nurses who have taken their heartfelt care to the “next level” thanks in part to the company’s Campaign for Nursing’s Future.
UI reflects on milestones in creating a welcoming environment for LGBTQ community
By Sara Epstein Moninger | Iowa Now | 11/10/2016
As Chanelle Thomas approaches the two-story white house nestled in the ravine southeast of the Field House, she cranes her neck, then lets out a short gasp.
“It’s gone,” she says, a smile spreading across her face. “It’s all gone.”
Bridging Domestic and Global Diversity is a diversity and leadership training program designed to educate students to adapt to cultural differences by enhancing understanding and making connections between diverse groups.
Starting this fall from September 7 through November 30, there is a new support group for African American students called Being Black at Iowa. Meetings will be held on Wednesdays from 12-1 p.m. at the Women's Resource & Action Center (WRAC), which is located at 230 N. Clinton Street in Iowa City. (Some of you will know this location as the old Bowman House.)