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More than 1,000 students receive tuition credit for providing vaccinations

May 28, 2021

The nursing and pharmacy students from across the UW System earned a $500 credit while also receiving valuable work experience.

UW-Madison nursing students volunteer to give out vaccine

March 29, 2021

"Being able to contribute to warding off this disease is so empowering and rewarding, and it just makes me feel like all this suffering all of us have been experiencing is moving toward a resolution," said nursing student Kayla Van Boxtel.

At University Hospital, damage and shock in aftermath of 1970 Sterling Hall bombing

August 18, 2020

The blast shattered most of the hospital's east-facing windows, including those in the intensive care unit. “Our assignment was to pick glass off of patients,” remembers a nursing student.

New nursing immersion program offers students meaningful, hands-on experience at respite camp

September 6, 2019

Nursing students in a new summer respite camp immersion course provided services for people with a broad spectrum of disabilities and practiced new nursing skills.

New director of UW CIPE focuses on health-care collaboration

August 8, 2019

He says CIPE’s focus on team-based learning and practice will provide UW–Madison health sciences students purposefully-designed interprofessional learning and socialization, both of which will better prepare them for team-based practice.

Rural placements for nursing students help address rural health-care shortage

July 23, 2019

A partnership between the Monroe Clinic-SSM Health and the UW–Madison School of Nursing exposes nursing students to a rural practice, and many return to it.

Professor Gina Bryan named to American Academy of Nursing’s 2019 class of fellows

June 24, 2019

Throughout her career Bryan has worked to expand access to mental health care, particularly by arguing for the removal of legal barriers that limit advanced nurses from practicing to the full extent of their education and licensure.

UW Changes Lives: Got a bachelor’s? UW–Madison nursing degree could be just 12 months away

May 6, 2019

The first class of students in the new accelerated bachelor’s of science in nursing at the School of Nursing will graduate on May 11, after a year of intensive training.

Stressed parents rely on junk food for kids

May 2, 2019

“The higher their psychological distress, the less healthy food is available in the home and the more unhealthy the feeding practices are for their children,” says Myoungock Jang,

Nursing student upholds family tradition as fourth-generation Badger nurse

May 1, 2019

Following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, grandmother and aunt, Emily Hanna is the fourth in her family to take part in UW–Madison’s nursing program. The program has seen some serious changes in that time.

UW Changes Lives: Resources to help older residents of rural Wisconsin

April 30, 2019

Rural leaders are asking how they can help older residents to thrive in their communities. Now three coalitions are working with the Center for Aging Research and Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing to support rural aging-in-place.

Commencement spotlight: ‘Exceptional’ grad to enter Air Force Nurse Corps as one of its youngest members

April 24, 2019

On May 11, Delora Prange will graduate from UW–Madison with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. A few weeks later, at age 21, she is expected to become one of the youngest members of the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps.

Finding their way at UW–Madison

March 14, 2019

Many students arrive at UW–Madison unsure of what they will study or what career they'll choose. They they find, among the many possibilities offered on campus, what they want to do. Here are three.

Certificate program helps address state’s mental health care needs

February 28, 2019

The School of Nursing's Psychiatric Mental Health Care Certificate program helps health care providers throughout Wisconsin get certified to prescribe and diagnose in mental health cases.

Are Fitbits the answer to nurse fatigue?

December 17, 2018

A UW–Madison School of Nursing professor is using activity trackers on nurses to uncover important data about what causes fatigue in the work environment and what health systems can do to minimize its impact.

Commencement spotlight: Long journey makes nursing degree all the sweeter for JoAnn Brink

December 5, 2018

After working on it for 20 years, Brink will earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing from UW–Madison. “There was no way I was not going to finish that degree.”

Nursing pioneer Signe Skott Cooper: From the farm to the battlefield

November 11, 2018

Cooper devoted more than 60 years to nursing education at UW–Madison and within the UW System. Her wartime service shaped her life, personally and professionally.

New Faculty Focus: Anne Ersig

November 6, 2018

"My goal with my teaching and research is to improve the health and well-being of individuals with childhood chronic health conditions."