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Seattle University’s College of Nursing Earns High Ranking Nationally in Latest U.S. News ‘Best Graduate Schools 2021’ Rankings

Nursing Seal Mark

U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Nursing #64 for its Doctor of Nursing Practice (tie)—up from #76 in 2019—and #1 among Jesuit schools included in the DNP rankings. There are currently over 300 DNP programs in the United States, which puts Seattle University in the top 22% nationally.
Apr 2, 2020

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Putting the Care into Health Care

A student in blue scrubs is seated on a hospital bed while cradling an infant simulator in her arms

The College of Nursing Clinical Performance Lab and the newest addition to its simulation family, Baby Nino, was recently featured in the Seattle University Magazine. Baby Nino is the world’s most advanced high-fidelity neonatal patient simulator.
Jan 16, 2020

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Advocating for a Healthy Health Care System

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Dr. Jennifer Fricas and the College of Nursing’s new population health initiative featured in the latest issue of Seattle U magazine.
Oct 14, 2019

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Leading with Heart 

Madlyn Murrey

Nursing alumna brings unique perspective to role at Seattle Children’s hospital. Madlyn Murrey, ’81, knew early in life that she wanted to be a pediatric nurse. Today, as the Senior Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer, she maintains that she is “still very much steeped in nursing” while overseeing more than 1,000 nurses at one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation.
Jul 13, 2018

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Connor Wesley, RN, BSN '14, Discusses LGBTQ Health Awareness on KING-TV's New Day Northwest

Connor Wesley, adjunct professor in the College of Nursing at Seattle University

Seattle University nursing alum, Connor Wesley, RN, BSN '14, appeared on KING-TV's New Day Northwest during LGBTQ Health Awareness Week to discuss his work at Swedish supporting this community.
Apr 5, 2018

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Dean Kristen M. Swanson Elected to Key Post for Future of Nursing Education

College of Nursing Dean Kristen Swanson has been elected to the board of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Swanson will serve a two-year term as an at-large member.
Feb 12, 2018

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