News and Events

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

Breaking Down Barriers While Learning a New City and Profession

L.A. transplant Coco Ndipagbor, with help from an LGBTQIA scholarship, led her class in nursing school

Nursing Professor Helps Shape KC’s New Health Improvement Plan

Joseph Lightner says plan aims to counter racism and its effects before they lead to chronic illness

Crossing the Bridge From Campus to Career

Meet five recent UMKC graduates who went straight from campus to the first stage of a rewarding career

Commencement at The K: Unique In Every Way

Historic setting at Kauffman Stadium marks emergence from isolation

Three to Receive Gold Award for Humanistic Care

Standouts in health outreach during the pandemic will be recognized by national foundation

Nursing Shortage Aggravated by the Pandemic

KSHB talks to dean of the UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies about nursing shortage and pandemic

UMKC Health Sciences Students Play Major Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts

Meet the medical, nursing, pharmacy and dental students who are helping

UMKC Awarded $5 Million to Fight COVID on the East Side

Jackson County approves CARES Act funding to promote vaccinations and other preventive care

Undergraduates Earn Summer Research Grants

The grant recipients will present their projects at a campus research symposium in the fall.

The Race Is On! Hospital Hill Run Returns as In-person Event June 5

UMKC participants receive discounted registration