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About 16 students each year take a spring semester class in rural health. During the clinical, they work at free clinics, stage bike rodeos to promote helmet use and safety, help organize immunization clinics, work in a soup kitchen, ride along with sheriffs and EMTs, present health education programs, test beachwater and go along on restaurant inspections.
The classroom is changing. Massive lecture halls used to mean you could sit quietly in the back, with rows of fellow students perched above a lecturing professor. But you won’t find any lecture halls in the School of Nursing’s Signe Skott Cooper Hall. For students at the new Active Learning Classroom (ALC), the learning is — well, active.
Signe Skott Cooper Hall isn’t just a new building. It’s a place where students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s School of Nursing will learn using the latest technology.
The Global Health Symposium at the University of Wisconsin–Madison reflects a decade of interdisciplinary global health work on campus, says Dr. Christopher Olsen, this year's keynote speaker.
Four University of Wisconsin System nursing programs, including the UW–Madison School of Nursing, are offering new fellowship and loan forgiveness programs to encourage nurses to pursue doctoral degrees or postdoctoral training and assume nurse educator positions in Wisconsin.
Signe Skott Cooper, who devoted over 60 years of her life to nursing education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and within the UW System, culminating in the naming of the future home of the School of Nursing for her, passed away on July 16, 2013, at Agrace HospiceCare in Madison at the age of 92.
Four exceptional employees — Steven Hahn, Kim Nolet, Michelle Szabo and Roberta Wang — have been chosen from more than 60 nominations to receive UW–Madison’s Administrative Achievement Awards.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing has received a gift of $5 million from John and Tashia Morgridge in honor of Mary and Carl Gulbrandsen, establishing two permanently endowed faculty chairs - one in pediatric nursing and one in health systems innovation.
Recently, the Pentagon reported 349 military suicides in 2012 — outnumbering the 295 American soldiers who died in 2012 in Afghanistan — and warned of a worsening trend as more soldiers return stateside and transition back to their families and communities. The sobering statistics, advocates say, drive home the need for yet a stronger commitment to accessible community-based mental health services.
The first annual Signe Skott Cooper Symposium, "Building a Foundation for Interprofessional Education," will be held Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Health Sciences Learning Center on the UW–Madison campus.
The School of Nursing is always in the process of evolution, but bigger changes – including a new building – are driving a more comprehensive redesign of its curriculum.
As the UW–Madison School of Nursing re-engineers its curriculum, a mutual decision has been made to end a La Crosse-based offering of its nursing program that the school operated jointly with Gundersen Lutheran Health System.
Linda Ciofu Baumann, professor emerita at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, has been appointed to a four-year term on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
Signe Skott Cooper's generosity and lifelong commitment to the University of Wisconsin–Madison will be recognized when the university names the new School of Nursing building in her honor.
The secret is out. The Oscar Rennebohm Foundation made its second $1 million gift to the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing in advance of the Badgers' spring football game.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison's profound impact on Wisconsin's economy, one that totals $12.4 billion annually, is detailed in a new report that underscores the importance of the university to the state's economic well being.
“We are ... turning away three well-qualified applicants for every one we accept”