News and Events

Keep up with the School of Nursing and Health Studies latest news and events.

Nursing Grad Student Honored for Leadership in Women's Health

National honor enhances Meghan Brauch's learning and networking as she pursues her passion through the School of Nursing and Health Studies.

Grant funds new center to support peer addiction recovery efforts

Support services for peer-led addiction recovery efforts will get help from a new Center for Excellence at the UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies. The center is financed by a four-year federal grant.

Kangaroo Pantry Opens Satellite Locations

Student Union and Health Sciences Campus now feature smaller food pantries

UMKC and National Network Awarded $30 Million-Plus to Tackle Opioid Epidemic

5 ways this coalition has helped people in the Kansas City area and more than 3 million nationally

Pandemic Exposes Existing Inequities

Community leaders from Missouri's largest cities discuss health disparities

Planting Seeds Through Healthcare and Connections

Obie Austin has a place in his heart for minority students of all ages

Research mini-grants announced

The UMKC Health Equity Institute will make a series of small grants to encourage collaborative research by UMKC researchers and their community partners.

UMKC Faculty Featured in STEM Videos

Exploring innovative teaching methods and opportunities for students

School of Nursing and Health Studies Wins Federal Recognition for Promoting Youth Sports

Recognition highlights work with community partners to improve health at local schools

UMKC Nursing and Health Studies: CCNE Accredited for Another Decade

Accreditation renewed for another 10 years

Nursing Research Mentor Knows: Horses Are Good for You

Sharon White-Lewis of the UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies oversees a rare doctoral research program in equine therapy.

Health Sciences Student’s UMKC Education Began in Kindergarten

Alea Roberts aspires to a career in nursing