Fall 2022
Making Time Stand Still

In September, UMSON sealed a time capsule in the courtyard, with instructions to open it in a quarter-century (that’s 2047). It contains a collection of items that we believe reflect what it’s like to be a member of the UMSON community in 2022. Learn what’s inside.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program Ranked No. 9 in the Nation

UMSON’s BSN program ranked No. 9 in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” as it introduced a revised curriculum for incoming students this fall. Read more.
UMSON Launches Grant Project to Address Health Disparities

State leaders, educators, researchers, and representatives from more than a dozen community organizations gathered for the presentation of a $2.4 million check, kicking off an UMSON-led long-term grant project to address health disparities in West Baltimore. Read more.
Firearm Violence and Human Connection

Firearm violence is a major public health problem, and nurses are in a position to prevent it and reduce its impact. The 2022 - 23 Dean’s Lecture Series kicked off with Therese S. Richmond, PhD, RN, FAAN, discussing firearm violence as a social determinant of health in our country. Read more.
Moving Nursing Science Forward

Professor Cindy Renn, PhD, RN, FAAN, discusses how one of the nation’s first strictly research-focused departments in a nursing school is driving chronic pain research and management into the future. Read more.
of students’ tuition and fees are covered through the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, a scholarship that incoming entry-into-nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical Nurse Leader students and MSN Community/Public Health students can apply for. UMSON has renewed its partnership with the Peace Corps to participate in the program for another five years, and it is the only school at the University of Maryland, Baltimore to offer the scholarship.