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Portrait of Sarah Howard
DNP student lands competitive Genentech internship

Nurses have always been patient advocates.

So it should come as no surprise that Sarah Howard will be taking those skills, gained through bachelor’s and doctoral degrees from the Washington State University College of Nursing, to Genentech, one of America’s leading biotech companies.

Nursing students awarded first and third places in Three Minute Thesis competition

College of Nursing students were awarded first and third place in Washington State University’s Three Minute Thesis competition on Wednesday evening.

PhD student teaching a class
WSU nursing PhD, MN offered in western U.S. at in-state tuition rate

Students from 16 western states and territories will now be able to enroll in the WSU College of Nursing’s PhD and Master of Nursing programs and pay the in-state tuition rate, saving thousands of dollars per semester.

clinician using telehealth
Telehealth class added to nurse practitioner training

Nurse practitioner students at the Washington State University College of Nursing received special training this summer in seeing patients via telehealth.

portrait of Andrew Given
DNP student lands Foley fellowship to study treatment policy

Nurses routinely use evidence to inform health care practice. More and more, nurses also use evidence to inform public policy.

portrait of Jacqueline Flowers
WSU nurse practitioner student values creativity amid disruption

Jacqueline Flowers graduated with 4.0 GPA from the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the WSU College of Nursing in Vancouver. Not long ago she was weighing competing job offers to work as a nurse practitioner at health clinics in rural Washington.  

Then the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, blowing a hole in budgets throughout the health care system.  

Pam Martin holds child while on a medical volunteer mission to Haiti in 2017
Year of the Nurse: Certificates prepare graduate student for a career in humanitarian aid

Pam Martin knew she wanted to use her nurse practitioner education to help ease suffering around the world.

Year of the Nurse 2020: PhD student Mary Lee Roberts left the arts world for nursing

Mary Lee Roberts was already well-established in her career as a high-end audio engineer on the East Coast. She had a PhD from the University of California-Santa Barbara, was director of electro-acoustic music at Princeton University, freelanced for celebrities, wrote and recorded original compositions, and was cited in books and journals.

three DNP students in white coats
With 1 billion patient visits a year, nurse practitioners play a key role in healthcare

Nov. 10 is the start of National Nurse Practitioner Week, and we’ve got some facts for you:

Preceptor works with DNP student at CHAS Health
Grant will expand successful nurse practitioner project

With the help of an earlier federal grant, the WSU College of Nursing is graduating nurse practitioners who are choosing to work in rural areas or with underserved populations.