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IUSON: Empowering Leaders

Celebrating Over 100 Years of Nursing (1914-2018)

What does it mean to be an IU Nurse? Our almost 21,000 alums are leaders, advocates, innovators, research scientists, educators, and mentors. They make us proud and strong every day. 

Points of Pride

  • Dr. Lisa Carter Harris

    Lisa Carter-Harris. Dr. Carter-Harris has been selected as the recipient of the University of Louisville School of Nursing, 2018 Distinguished Wilson Wyatt Alumna Fellow award. Dr. Carter-Harris earned her MSN in 2004 and her PhD in 2013 from the University of Louisville School of Nursing. Congratulations!

  • Dr. Paula Reiss and Mayor Hogsett

    Paula Reiss has been selected by the Office of Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett to receive the 2018 Mayor’s Community Service Award. This award recognizes Paula’s commitment to volunteering and devoting her talents toward the betterment of the city.

  • Three women smiling at camera.

    Congratulations to Dr. Evelyn Kay Stephenson for receiving the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award for outstanding contributions and loyalty to the profession of nursing.

  • Dr. Wendy Miller

    Wendy Miller was honored by the Indiana chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation and received the Outstanding Achievement Award for her research and advocacy. Read more »

  • Patrick Robinson

    Meet IU School of Nursing alumni Patrick Robinson. Read more »

  • Three women smiling at camera.

    Congratulations to Anita J. Harden for receiving the 2018 Special Recognition Award for contributions of significant time and energy to activities and programs affiliated with the IU School of Nursing and its Alumni Association.

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  • Sleeves of nursing uniforms

    Dental, nursing students learn clinical skills together in new experiential program
    The program was developed in response to dentists and nurse practitioners being asked to expand their respective scopes of practice. Two dental school faculty, Dr. Joan Kowolik and Dr. Richard Jackson, and two nursing school faculty, Kathleen Kent and Carol Clark, developed the experiential learning opportunity with support from the IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning.

  • Jessica Klipsch

    IU School of Nursing lecturer and former public health nurse Jessica Klipsch touches lives as foster parent
    “When I was pregnant with my second son, I had this very strong feeling that fostering was in our future,” she said. “I wanted to be a helper and supporter in the adoption process. While we were informed by our faith on the topic, my husband and I also felt that if we had the resources we should step up.” - Jessica Klipsch

  • Mary Lynn Davis-Ajami

    Newly Appointed Associate Dean Mary Lynn Davis-Ajami and Team Establish Vision and Goals for IU School of Nursing-Bloomington
    IU School of Nursing Bloomington associate dean Mary Lynn Davis-Ajami and her team have developed a thoughtful vision for the future of the School of Nursing on the Bloomington campus. "We are ready to make the School more visible while continuing to represent our core values," said Dr. Davis-Ajami. "My goal is to have a waiting line out the door for people to work and study here."

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