URI College of Nursing undergraduate program ranked among top 10 percent

The B.S. in Nursing program makes impressive rise in the national ranks, slotting in at 67

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  • URI College of Nursing Dean reappointed to federal Medicare Payment Advisory Commission - Betty Rambur will help analyze access to care, cost and quality of care, and other key issues affecting Medicare University of Rhode Island College of Nursing Dean Betty Rambur has been reappointed as a commissioner on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, which holds a powerful role in advising Congress on Medicare policy. Rambur, the College’s […]
  • Gallery: URI College of Nursing Commencement 2023 - Dean Betty Rambur, joined by URI President Marc Parlange and Provost Barbara Wolfe, and the faculty and staff of the College of Nursing, conferred degrees upon the graduating class of 2023 on May 20. Dean Rambur and the entire URI College of Nursing extend their heartfelt congratulations to the Class of 2023. Check out a […]
  • Lily Jacobson Commencement 2023: Early inspiration led nursing student Lily Jacobson to career caring for others - When Lily Jacobson was a young girl growing up in Lincoln, her mother was diagnosed with a serious illness that required multiple surgeries and frequent hospital visits that sometimes lasted as long as two weeks. It was difficult for the young child and her older sister to watch their mom suffer, but at the same […]
  • URI nursing students inducted into ‘network of world’s top nurses’ - URI hosts Sigma honor society induction, welcoming nursing students from around the state The University of Rhode Island College of Nursing hosted the first in-person local Sigma national honor society induction ceremony at Edwards Auditorium Saturday morning, with Associate Dean Susan Desanto-Madeya overseeing the induction of 105 students from around the state. Thirty-eight URI nursing […]
  • Carolina Herrera DNP student’s study provides road map to treat childhood obesity - The prevalence of childhood obesity has increased more than eight times in the last 50 years, affecting about 10 percent of infants and toddlers, and 17 percent of children and teens. Those facing obesity as children often do as adults, afflicting about 30 percent of the population, presenting hosts of health problems including diabetes, heart […]
  • Pathways scholars honored at end-of-year ceremony - Students enrolled in the URI Pathways to Nursing program shared their challenges and achievements over the past semester, and looked forward to continuing their journey toward a nursing degree during the annual Pathways Living Leadership reception in the Alumni Center. URI Provost Barbara Wolfe, who was the College of Nursing dean when the Pathways program […]
  • URI College of Nursing Assistant Professor Thaís São-João Nursing study to examine commercial fishermen’s health - Professor Thaís São-João aims to improve quality of life for fishermen, possibly increasing fish landing and impacting the blue economy Commercial fishermen are the most at-risk blue economy workers, constantly exposed to hazardous working conditions, strenuous labor, long hours in variable weather conditions, and poor sleep and nutritional patterns. Poor health has important implications for […]
  • Professor, geriatric health expert to deliver URI College of Nursing’s Spring Distinguished Lecture - Dr. Marie Boltz scheduled to speak about dementia care March 29, 5 p.m. Join the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing for the latest installment of the College’s Spring Distinguished Lecture series. Dr. Marie Boltz, nurse practitioner and nursing professor at Pennsylvania State University, will deliver the address: “Advancing Person-Centered Dementia Care: Where are […]
  • Nursing, pharmacy students bring services, supplies to Jamaica for residents with disabilities - Students get hands-on experience, provide training for caregivers, learn about the culture of developing world A group of University of Rhode Island students from the colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy spent part of their winter break in Jamaica. But they weren’t there to sunbathe on the beach or frolic in the waves. Instead, they spent […]
  • Nursing students experience health care a world away - More than 30 Academic Health Collaborative students see firsthand the challenges of health care in a developing area in Indonesia
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