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At UW–Madison, nurses lead.

In collaboration, in caring, in research, in innovation,
we lead to the future of health and health care—for Wisconsin and the world.

News & Events

  • Linsey Steeg

    The Invisible Providers

    We know nurses are the largest segment of the healthcare workforce. So why don’t we see them in the news?

  • Anna Klar portrait

    Of Hearts and Minds

    Anna Klar’s effort to understand the relationship between chronic heart failure and brain blood flow lands her the opportunity to showcase her work at an annual UW System science symposium.

  • Map of School of Nursing alumni by county

    Frequently Asked Questions About the Badger Nurse Network

    Is this a fundraising initiative? No. The purpose of this network is to promote collaboration and engagement among Badger Nurses. While we hope members will feel inspired to support the School, there are no direct …

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Featured Initiatives


With a multi-pronged approach that includes cutting-edge research on long-term care systems and hospital practices, we aim to transform the possibilities for healthy and fulfilling living for older individuals.

Photo of Prof. Jarzemsky working with her students to offer care to the local elderly community.


From an online tool to support school nurses to apps that assist individuals caring for older adults, our innovative products connect the expertise of the university with the community.

Photo of Sennett Middle School students walk the halls with their school nurse.