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WCU lab helps Swedish researcher with mosquito project

Anders Lindström recently visited Cullowhee from the Swedish National Veterinary Institute. He was working in WCU’s Mosquito and Vector-Borne Infectious Disease Facility  

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Nursing students travel to Atlanta area to assist refugee community

A recent field trip for nursing students provided some heartwarming and heartbreaking moments during a day of health care outreach.  

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Graduate School offers quality education, convenience through Asheville instructional site

The Graduate School has more than a commanding presence at its Biltmore Park Town Square instructional site in Asheville.  

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Nicholas Fasanello, Three-Minute Thesis Competition, People's Choice Award Winner

Nicholas Fasanello, current Communication Sciences and Disorders student, was selected by popular vote for the People’s Choice Award in the 2021 Three Minute Thesis Competition. Fasanello’s presentation on “Reviewing a framework for Concealable Stigma in Communication Disorders: Addressing Adverse Outcomes and Promoting Inclusion” highlights research on the various impacts of stigmatization that people with communication disorders experience  

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Nurse Corps Scholarships help address health care provider shortages

Shuli Archer, a student in the School of Nursing at Western Carolina University, recently received a Nurse Corps Scholarship from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration.  

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School of Nursing ranked number one in state by educational almanac

The School of Nursing has been ranked first in the state by the Nursing Schools Almanac research team, in part for achieving an almost perfect rate of graduates passing the NCLEX on their first attempt.  

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New doctorate degree in family nurse practitioner offered

Applications are now being accepted for a new Doctor of Nursing Practice Program that will prepare nurses as family nurse practitioners.   

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School of Nursing partners with Haywood County for improved pediatric care

Kae Livsey, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, is the recipient of a $10,000 prize award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help improve pediatric care in Haywood County.   

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Kae Livsey named to federal advisory board on nursing education

Kae Livsey with the School of Nursing has been named to the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice.  

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