Deborah Kenny, associate dean at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' Beth-El College of Nursing, was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing during the academy's annual meeting and conference Nov. 13 in Washington. She was one of 116 nurse leaders from across the country selected for the award considered to be one of the most prestigious in the nursing profession.
... Work by Marcus Farr, instructor in architecture studies at the University of Colorado Denver, is being shown at the Architecture Center Houston as part of an exhibition. "A Decade of Houston Initiatives" spotlights urban work sponsored by the Initiatives for Houston Grant Program and the Rice Design Alliance. Farr's project initiated the conversion of surface parking lots and parking garages into urban parks.
...Jean Watson, Ph.D., RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, distinguished professor of nursing and endowed chair in Caring Science at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, won the Anthony J. Jannetti Award at the recent Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) annual convention in Las Vegas. This award is the academy's highest honor, presented for extraordinary contributions to health care. Watson also delivered the convention's keynote address on "Returning to the Heart of Nursing – Caring Science as Ethical-Scientific Core for Transforming Practice Inside and Out." Watson is founder of the original Center for Human Caring in Colorado, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and is founder and director of a new nonprofit foundation, Watson Caring Science Institute.