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HOT TOPIC: New Bill About Abortion Rights in Colorado

Colorado could become a safe haven for women around the country if new legislation in the House makes it to the governor for a legal signature. House Bill 1279 will ensure every individual has the fundamental right to choose or refuse contraception; every individual who becomes pregnant has a fundamental right to choose to continue a pregnancy and give birth or to have an abortion; and a fertilized egg, embryo or fetus does not have independent rights under the laws of Colorado.


Author Deborah Sherman | Publish Date March 14, 2022
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Siblings Joint Gift Brings Nursing Education to the Four Corners

With their family’s roots in Southwest Colorado dating back to the early 20th century, Karen Zink and Steve Short are walking the walk of their ancestors. Their parents, Merl and Marilyn Short, taught the sister and brother the same values that their own parents and grandparents had imparted on them: serving others is why we’re here.


Author Joy Martin | Publish Date February 23, 2022
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CU College of Nursing Professor Proved to be a Force of Change for People with Intellectual Disability

When Marilyn Krajicek, EdD, RN, FAAN, was a young college student in Omaha, NE in the 1960s, a worldwide movement was underway to change the perception and treatment of people with intellectual disabilities. The movement, led by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, took a “bold new approach” to addressing the needs of the neglected population.


Author Deborah Sherman | Publish Date February 14, 2022
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Despite a Growing Multiracial Population, Your Nurse Probably Does not Look Like You

AURORA, Colo. (January 31, 2022) While considerable funding has been spent to increase diversity in nursing programs, the number of non-white students in the United States only increased 6.6%, and ethnically diverse nursing faculty members increased just 5% in the last decade, according to a new article published in ScienceDirect.com, a multi-institution effort including researchers from the University of Colorado College of Nursing.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 31, 2022
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University of Colorado College of Nursing State of the College Address 2022

CU Nursing leadership presented a videotaped State of the College Address during today’s All College monthly meeting -- providing an update as to where we currently are and plans for the future.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 24, 2022
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Celebrating the CU Nursing Alumni Association DAISY Awardees

Join us in celebrating Megan Champion and Chantal Dengah, the CU Nursing Alumni Association DAISY Awardees for 2021.


Author Katelyn Nolan | Publish Date December 28, 2021
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CU Nursing Student Wins 2021 Woman Veteran of the Year Award in WI

A nursing student at the University of Colorado College of Nursing has been named the 2021 Woman Veteran of the Year in Wisconsin for her dedication to helping post-9/11 service members leave the military and make the transition to civilian life, her volunteer work and serving her country with the U.S. Army Reserve.


Author Deborah Sherman | Publish Date December 22, 2021
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Graduating Student Will Focus on Creating More Diversity in Nursing

War, terror, pain, death. It will change someone. It changed the course of Salwa Mourtada Bamba’s life when she was a child living with her family in Liberia, West Africa, and led her to study medicine in Colorado.


Author Deborah Sherman | Publish Date December 08, 2021
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CU’s first Black nurse defied racism, withstood disease and made history serving others

Seventeen years before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired masses in Washington with his speech, “I Have a Dream,” a young Black woman nicknamed Zippy in Denver was already living her dream. In 1946, ‘Zippy’ Zipporah Parks Hammond became the first Black woman to graduate with a bachelor of science degree from the University of Colorado School of Nursing.


Author Deborah Sherman | Publish Date February 10, 2021
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