News & Events - 2007

October 2007 - Western Health and Memorial University’s School of Nursing launched the Community Health Needs and Resources Assessment, which will look at health benefits and practices, satisfaction with existing health and community services, and community issues and concerns. Read more.

September 2007 - Dr. Wendy Young intends to work across a number of disciplines to learn from those who are aging comfortably, and bring the fruits of her research to rural communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. Read more.

June 2007 - Memorial archives building collection of nursing history. Read more.

May 2007 - School of Nursing graduates pose for a quick photo in the main foyer of the Arts and Culture Centre on May 23, just prior to Memorial's spring convocation ceremonies getting underway. Click here.

May 2007 - Spring convocation is the highlight of the year for the some 2,000 students ending this stage of their academic careers. In this special section, the Gazette reveals a cross section of the diverse and fascinating experiences that make up the university journey. Click here and scroll to "Fly like a bird" and "First visit leads to convocation" to read profiles of two Nursing students.

March 2007 - The early years of Memorial University School of Nursing are documented in a new website that includes a virtual exhibit of the papers of Joyce Nevitt, the first director of the school. The project is part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the school. Read more.

February 2007 - Ashley Neary, a resident of Bell Island, had a little fun during her stay at the Janeway Child Health Centre with Duchess, a trained therapy dog. The dog is one of four dogs and their owners who visit the Janeway on a weekly basis as part of a program developed by Lynn Cooze (right), a faculty member in Memorial's School of Nursing. Read more.


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