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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

  • Group of men and women on a stage

    IU President Michael A. McRobbie announced the formation of the Indiana University School of Nursing Champion Center for Cancer Control Research in a ceremony on October 27th. The new center will expand and strengthen the School of Nursing’s research and research training program in cancer prevention control. President McRobbie is pictured here with Chancellor Paydar, Dean Newhouse, and some of the faculty and staff of the new center.

  • Group of people on stage

    IU School of Nursing was recognized as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education, Advancing the Science of Nursing Education at the 2016 NLN Education Summit in Orlando, Florida. IUSON has held this designation since 2012. Dean Newhouse and a group of faculty accepted the award.

  • President McRobbbie placing a medal around Victoria Champion's neck

    President Michael A. McRobbie awarded Victoria Champion the President’s Medal for Excellence for her research in behavioral oncology. Dr. Champion’s research has pushed the boundaries of technology to foster cost-effective breast cancer screening, increased communication between patients and healthcare providers, and has improved the quality of life for countless cancer survivors.

  • Woman smiling

    IUSON faculty Katie Busby was awarded the “First Decade Award” from the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Nursing. This award was given to an alumni who has “laid the foundation for an exemplary career in nursing.” She was recognized at the annual UK College of Nursing Alumni Luncheon on October 7, 2016. Congratulations Katie!

  • Woman smiling

    The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research recently awarded Victoria Champion the 2016 Ada Sue Hinshaw Award at a gala in Washington, DC. The award recognizes those individuals whose substantive and sustained program of science affords them recognition as a prominent senior scientist. Congratulations Dr. Champion!

  • Woman smiling

    Former IU School of Nursing faculty member, Dr. Rosanne Harrigan, passed away on October 16, 2016. Read more »


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