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IUSON: A Legacy of Leadership

Celebrating 100 Years of Nursing (1914-2014)

Since our doors opened in 1914, the IU School of Nursing has been a catalyst for change in education, practice, and research. That spirit of innovation lives on in our students and 30,000 living alumni across the globe.

Points of Pride

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    Thanks to the generosity of the Ball Family, represented by Elizabeth Bracken Wiese, pictured second from right, Ball Nurses' Sunken Garden was originally completed in 1934. A rededication was held on June 21 to celebrate its restoration and the return of the statue Eve, better known as Flo. Pictured here are Chancellor Paydar, Elizabeth Bracken Wiese, President McRobbie, and Dean Newhouse. Read more »

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    Historic Ball Nurses' Sunken Garden was rededicated on June 21. This garden, designed by the Olmsted Brothers firm, is a beautiful and treasured spot on the IUPUI campus. President McRobbie presided over the rededication and welcomed a very large crowd, including a very impressive number of IUSON alums. They are pictured here with President McRobbie, Chancellor Paydar, and Dean Newhouse. Read more »

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    Dr. Ukamaka Oruche has been invited by Governor Pence to serve on the Mental and Behavioral Health Workforce Task Force. This task force is part of the Health Work Force Council, created by the governor, to work on policy recommendations. Congratulations Dr. Oruche!

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    IU School of Nursing celebrated 25 years of federal funding for training nurse scientists and 15 years for the Center for Enhancing Quality of Life in Chronic Illness. The translational science accomplished by the nurses in both programs is truly the intersection of teaching and service. This work has had a tremendous impact on patients and their families for 25 years. Pictured in back row: Richard Markoff, Michelle Janey, Robin Newhouse, and Fred Cate. Seated, Niloo Paydar, Nasser Paydar, and Susan Rawl.

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    IU School of Nursing recently celebrated a quarter century of generating high impact science and developing internationally recognized nurse scientist through the Center for Enhancing Quality of Life in Chronic Illness (CEQL) and the T32 program. CEQL provides critical funding for early career investigators, and the T23 or Training in Behavioral Nursing Research develops pre- and postdoctoral nurse scientists in the area of health behavior research. From L to R, Tammy Bakas, Susan Pressler, Joan Austin, Vicky Champion, Sue Rawl, and Janet Carpenter.

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    We wish Dr. Joyce Krothe, assistant dean at IU School of Nursing in Bloomington, well on her retirement. She will be missed!

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