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Nursing Programs Receive U.S. News Best Online Program Designation

Chatham University’s Graduate and Undergraduate Nursing programs earned a Best Online Program ranking by U.S. News & World Report in their 2018 Best Online Programs edition. Chatham’s graduate nursing programs, consisting of the MSN and DNP online programs, were ranked in the top 100 of all programs.

This year’s edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs ranks schools on five categories—student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, admissions selectivity, and student services and technology. Click on the links to view the details of Chatham’s rankings for Best Online Nursing Programs and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

About Chatham University Nursing Programs
Chatham University offers nursing degrees delivered in convenient online formats including the RN-BSN, MSN and one of the “fastest-to-degree completion” DNP programs in the country. All programs focus on evidence-based scientific nursing practice, patient safety, and quality outcomes; and are designed to help nurses reach career goals and impact quality health care delivery in a variety of health care environments. Chatham nursing programs are known for graduating insightful, compassionate, and collaborative care providers interested in pursuing leadership, practice, education, and management roles in the nursing field. More information at www.chatham.edu/nursing

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Chatham Professor, Ryan Utz, Publishes New Research on “Freshwater Salinization Syndrome”

With winter seemingly here to stay, one of the most common sounds we hear is the familiar “beep beep beep” of salt trucks on our streets and highways.

But what is all that salt doing to our environment?

Scientists have long recognized that road salts can contribute to chemical changes in rivers and streams. But research by Chatham University assistant professor of water resources Ryan Utz, Ph.D. and his colleagues has determined that long-term salinization is occurring throughout most of North America and may be linked to chemical changes beyond salts, including chemicals that lead water to become more alkaline.

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Aliquippa Mayor, Dwan Walker, to speak at Chatham University Martin Luther King, Jr. Honorary Breakfast on Jan 12

PITTSBURGH: On January 12, 2018 at 10 a.m., Chatham University will host a breakfast in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Mellon Board Room on Chatham’s Shadyside Campus. The keynote speaker is Mayor Dwan Walker of Aliquippa.

The cost for the event is $35 for individuals and registration is required.  Please register on Chatham’s website.  If interested in sponsoring the event or purchasing a table, please contact Diarra Clarke at clarke.diarra@chatham.edu.

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, Doris Kearns Goodwin, to speak at Chatham University on April 17th

PITTSBURGH:  World renowned historian and award-winning author, Doris Kearns Goodwin, will deliver a public lecture at the Campbell Memorial Chapel on Chatham’s Shadyside Campus at 6:00 pm on April 17, 2018.  Kearns Goodwin is the featured speaker for the 2018 Elsie Hillman Chair in Women and Politics at Chatham University.

Additional information and registration for the public lecture is available on the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics website.

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Author, Sheryl St. Germain, Celebrates the Launch of her Book, The Small Door of Your Death

PITTSBURGH:  On Friday, February 9th, at 7 p.m. in the Mellon Living Room, on Chatham University’s Shadyside campus, the Chatham University MFA in Creative Writing Program proudly presents The Small Door of Your Death, a poetry collection written by Sheryl St. Germain, published by Autumn House Press.

The event is free and open to the public. Contact MFA Program Assistant, Kelly Kepner, at k.kepner@chatham.edu for more information.

Sheryl St. Germain’s poetry books include Making Bread at Midnight, (Slough Press), How Heavy the Breath of God, The Journals of Scheherazade (both University of North Texas Press), and Let it Be a Dark Roux: New and Selected Poems (Autumn House Press).

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