A worker takes action as part of the renovation and expansion of the Nursing Learning Resource and Simulation Center at the College of Nursing at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Designed by the St. Louis firm Archimages, the 21,000-square-foot immersive learning center will provide state-of-the-art space, equipment and technology to train the […]

Eye on UMSL: Simulation lab


The room where vaccinations take place at BJC HealthCare Christian Hospital is large, but not cavernous. It’s nearly empty except for a few clusters of men and women dressed in monotone scrubs. Included among them are 10 University of Missouri–St. Louis BSN students and one faculty member, Assistant Teaching Professor Beth […]

‘Our side of the story’: A glimpse into the daily ...


Next week, 13 University of Missouri–St. Louis undergraduate students will present their work virtually to state legislators at Undergraduate Research Day, which will actually span the week of April 12. The event, sponsored by the University of Missouri System, is an opportunity for 49 students from the system’s four universities to share their […]

UMSL students to present projects during Undergraduate Research Day



When Kevina Cassell went to sleep, her “Surviving the Frontlines” 30-day self-care journal for nurses had about 12 views on her website. Those came mostly from herself and a few friends, family and supporters from the University of Missouri–St. Louis. The scene was quite different when the College of Nursing alumna woke up. […]

Pandemic inspires alumna to create ‘Surviving the Frontlines’ journal and ...


The 2021 University of Missouri–St. Louis Trailblazers Award recipients range from students who are starting down the path to greatness to alumni and faculty members who have paved the way for them. Laura Kuensting was one of seven women to be given a Trailblazers Award, presented during Women’s History Month by UMSL’s Office of […]

Pioneering paths to success: 2021 Trailblazers Awards pays tribute to ...


Nursing student Abigail Wiese administered a COVID-19 vaccination to a patient Saturday during a mass vaccination clinic held in the Century Rooms of the Millennium Student Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Adjunct instructor Susan Traylor (at right) oversaw Wiese and the other UMSL nursing students volunteering to administer vaccines. More than 2,000 people […]

Eye on UMSL: Second shot



The University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Nursing has an important role to play in helping alleviate the nursing shortage in St. Louis by equipping students with the skills they need to serve patients in hospitals, clinics and physician’s offices. It also shares a commitment with the wider university to develop a […]

UMSL, Lewis and Clark sign transfer agreement to support East ...


On Saturday, a group of students listened as their names were called, stood and accepted the acknowledgements of their supporters and friends. Then, as one, they tossed their black mortarboards into the air. But – despite this being a recognition of the completion of their degrees from the College of Nursing – […]

College of Nursing student marshal Hannah Williams marries and graduates ...


Lila Moersch’s interest – and empathy – were piqued. Throughout her career as a nurse, Moersch had watched older patients come into the hospital for relatively short stays and lose their mobility to the point where they couldn’t walk, couldn’t shower, couldn’t take care of themselves – they could barely […]

Nursing PhD student examines effects of short hospital stays on ...



A fifth-grade assignment to pick a book from the library changed the course of Jacquelyn Green’s life. She happened upon a novel about the Mercy Ships – a charitable organization that sends health care volunteers and other humanitarian aid to communities around the world on hospital ships – and was enthralled. “I […]

Scholarship helps nursing student Jacquelyn Green help others