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Blog - Nursing Journey at UP

Welcome to the School of Nursing blog! We are storytellers and want to share what the University of Portland School of Nursing is all about! Happy Reading!

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Check out our latest posts!

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Getting Published!

DNP graduate Joy Moceri '19 and co-author Dr. Patricia Cox had their article, "Mindfulness-Based Practice to Reduce Blood Pressure and Stress in Priests" published in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners! To find out more details about this exciting accomplishment and to read the article, head over to the Faculty and Staff Highlights section of the blog.
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Student Experience Video

One of our nursing students, Henry Liang '20, shared his experience on being a student nurse. Hear why he chose nursing and how his time has been at UP. We love sharing our students' stories and hope you enjoy Henry's video.
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Meet this Year's Student Ambassadors

Every year we select student nurses to be ambassadors. They are the ones who write the stories that are featured in the School of Nursing blog. Click the link and meet the people behind the pen (keyboard) and get to know the 2019-2020 student ambassadors for the school of nursing.


Meet the Ambassadors

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Best Portland Spots!

We compiled a list of all the best restaurants and attractions in Portland. The list is a combination of well-known classics and under rated treasures. Find out where UP students love eating and spending their time off campus. Need recommendations for things to do in Portland or need a new restaurant to try? Check out our list of top Portland spots.


Best of Portland