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Visiting USAC professor involves students in Costa Rica health initiative
April 10, 2013 • By Stephany Kirby
Assistant Professor in the Orvis School of Nursing, Christine Aramburu Alegría, led five students in a health research project at the Universidad de Costa Rica.
Nevada universities’ collaborative Doctor of Nursing Practice degree accredited
December 7, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
The innovative program helps to meet a growing need for nursing professionals equipped to assume leadership roles in the state.
University of Nevada, Reno nursing students hold health fair at Gospel Mission
July 30, 2012 • By Claudene Wharton
A group of students from the Orvis School of Nursing will hold a health fair at the Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission this Friday, Aug. 3.
Tibbitts winner a master at ensuring success of others
June 15, 2012 • By John Trent
Orvis' Susan Ervin, 2012's top teacher, reflects on notable career
Orvis School of Nursing programs receive notification of re-accreditation
December 19, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The Orvis School of Nursing's baccalaureate and master’s degree programs have been re-accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Nursing students hold health fair at St. Vincent’s
November 17, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
Students from the Orvis School of Nursing are holding a health fair at St. Vincent's to distribute information on health-care issues of concern.
Nursing students collect canned goods for seniors
November 8, 2011 • By Tiffany Moore
University of Nevada, Reno Orvis School of Nursing students chip in to help residents of Sierra Manor
Nevada universities’ Doctor of Nursing Practice degree receives federal grant
August 4, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
The University of Nevada, Reno has been awarded a $269,157 grant to support the collaborative Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program began last fall.
University receives international award for web-based course
May 25, 2011 • By Claudene Wharton
For the third consecutive year, a Nevada web-based course, its instructor and designer have won the Blackboard Exemplary Course Award.
Nevada nursing professor awarded National Institutes of Health grant
December 10, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
Orvis School of Nursing researcher Michele Pelter has been awarded $377,000 from the National Institutes of Health to study the detection of ischemia.
Mounting research shows increased health risks from volcanic air pollution
October 19, 2010 • By Claudene Wharton
A University of Nevada, Reno researcher has added to her previous research, further showing the health risks associated with exposure to "vog," volcanic air pollution.
Nevada universities to offer new Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
December 18, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
Nevada universities will join the ranks of other prominent universities in offering a new advanced degree for nurses, the Doctor of Nursing Practice.
Researcher featured on “Against the Elements”
March 18, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
School of Nursing professor discusses human health effects of volcanic eruptions.
Orvis School of Nursing students ace exam
February 5, 2009 • By Claudene Wharton
In 2008, 91.67 percent of its bachelor of science graduates taking the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses exam achieved passing scores.
Those living near volcanoes at risk for acute bronchitis
December 5, 2008 • By Claudene Wharton
Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno have confirmed that those living near active volcanoes that are passively emitting sulfurous air pollution are at greater risk of developing acute bronchitis from exposure to volcanic air pollution.
Orvis graduates ace top national licensing exam
July 24, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
91.46 percent pass rate marks highest rate of all state’s nursing programs.
Forty-seven nursing students to have bright future
May 15, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
Pass rate of 92 percent highlights first-quarter, licensing exam results.
Professor inducted into Western Academy of Nursing
May 5, 2008 • By Ed Cohen
The academy recognizes and honors nurses who have demonstrated excellence in nursing practice and have advanced practice in direct care, education or research.
Orvis School of Nursing ‘Marches for Babies’
April 10, 2008 • By Jill Stockton
Future nurses raising funds for March of Dimes.
Equipped in the mind, led by the heart
March 25, 2008 • By Guia Del Prado
Danielle Lallement uses her nursing education to help the women of a rural Mexican town.