Tag School of Nursing

Collaborative at UW, American Family Children’s Hospital a ‘huge blessing’ for school nurses

October 5, 2017

The Healthy Learner Cooperative's goal is to promote collaboration among school nurses, educators, students, families and health care providers, including pediatric clinic nurses.

New accelerated undergraduate nursing program to address workforce need

September 1, 2017

The campus-based, face-to-face program will enroll a cohort of 32 second-degree students who will begin coursework in May 2018 for the twelve-month, full-time, year-round program.

Four from School of Nursing named American Academy of Nursing Fellows

August 31, 2017

UW-Madison nursing professor Barbara J. King, senior scientist Polly Ryan, Chair of the School of Nursing Board of Visitors Nancy Kaufman and alumna MarySue Heilemann are among this year’s 173 highly distinguished nurse leaders to earn one of the profession’s highest honors.

School of Nursing receives grant to expand Native American enrollment

July 12, 2017

Two faculty members at the UW–Madison School of Nursing have received a $1.3 million federal grant to develop a comprehensive system of support services that will help admit, retain and graduate 30 Native American nursing students over the next four years.

Two School of Nursing faculty members are honored

February 3, 2017

Two University of Wisconsin­‒Madison School of Nursing faculty members have earned awards from the Midwest Nursing Research Society.

Memorial planned for UW–Madison student and father after plane crash

January 9, 2017

Services will be Sunday in Ohio for a University of Wisconsin–Madison student who was killed along with her father in a plane crash just before the new year. In addition, a scholarship fund has been set up in her name.

Nurses keep hospital patients moving with help from UW researchers

November 22, 2016

UW–Madison School of Nursing researchers set out to get hospital patients on their feet and walking — movement that could drastically change the shape in which they leave the hospital. They found success in a 13-week pilot study with the help of nurses in a unit at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison.

Summit seeks to recruit more American Indian nurses

November 3, 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is hosting a one-day Native Nations Nursing Summit on Nov. 4 as part of an ongoing effort to increase the number of nurses from American Indian communities.

Study to probe how concussion affects young athletes’ academic performance

August 15, 2016

Researchers from the School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Public Health are launching a pilot study aimed at teasing out the academic effects of concussions on younger athletes. “There is a substantial gap in our knowledge about what is going on with concussion at the high school level and younger,” explains researcher Traci Snedden.

Helping seniors stay active, independent through fitness

April 5, 2016

We all know that exercise is good for us. Yet becoming active late in life comes with a unique set of challenges.

Boundless Together, Part 4

November 6, 2015

The last of four new commercials about UW–Madison will premiere this weekend during the Badger football game. Learn more about the research highlighted in the spot.