Dr. Ruby Gilbert Barnes, Professor Emeritus of the School of Nursing, died April 30. She received her BSN at Duke University, her MSN from UNC-CH, and her EdD from NCSU. Barnes retired in 1986 as director of the MSN program at UNCG after an outstanding 50-year career in nursing education. She was a faithful member of the UNCG School of Nursing Advisory Board and supporter of graduate nursing students through the Ruby Gilbert Barnes Scholarship Fund. A full obituary may be found here.