Smart Restart Fall 2020

View the university plan for returning to in-person instruction this fall and learn about campus-wide health measures.

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2020 Littlefield Lecture Series speakers

Livestream the 2020 Littlefield Leadership lecture, "A Conversation on Aging Science and the Care of Older Adults."

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UW-Madison School of Nursing DNP graduation

Applications are open for the Doctor of Nursing Practice with seven specialties, including two new online programs.

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Welcome back to the School of Nursing from Dean Linda Scott

Dean Scott welcomes School of Nursing students back to campus for the 2020-21 academic year.

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Current enrollment

Graduates licensed & practicing in six months

Wisconsin counties with Badger Nurses

The UW–Madison Difference

Supporting the Professional Development of Nurses

Nursing Professional Development offers learning opportunities that address issues relevant to your nursing practice and take advantage of the latest education research and technology.

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Improving the Experience of Aging

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.

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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.

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We are committed to building a culture of health in Wisconsin and beyond. We look forward to continued partnerships in the community to maximize health outcomes and eliminate health disparities. It is our goal that Wisconsin residents are able to live healthier lives now and for generations to come.

Linda D. Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, Dean and Professor, UW–Madison School of Nursing