Winter 2023
A Living Green Wall Takes Root at UMSON

With a focus on sustainability and important wellness benefits, UMSON has installed a two-story living green wall in its newly opened student study, collaboration, and relaxation space. Read more.
Shared Decision-Making Leads to Better Birth Outcomes

Improving maternity care is a national priority, as the United States lags behind peer nations on both maternal morbidity and mortality indicators. An UMSON nurse researcher’s work explores healthy birthing experiences that promote choice and how that can lead to better birth outcomes. Read more.
New Research Centers Focus on Placebo Effects and Symptom Science

The two new Centers of Excellence — the Placebo Beyond Opinions Center and the SYNAPSE Center — aim to push research into new realms, contributing to our knowledge about the use of nontraditional methods for controlling symptoms. Read more.
Honoring Their Legacies

New names on the façade of the recently expanded portion of the School of Nursing building in Baltimore recognize the pioneering legacies of Esther E. McCready, DPS (Hon.) ’15, DIN ’53, and The Honorable Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, MAS, BSN ’80, RN, FAAN. Read more.
The Time is Now for MSN

The new associate dean for the Master of Science in Nursing program describes why the time is now for nurses to advance their education to become the essential health care leaders our nation needs. Read more.
For five consecutive years, 2018 - 22, UMSON has earned the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Read more