School of Nursing Dean Linda Scott introduces John Lowe, PhD, RN, FAAN, at the 2019 Littlefield Leadership Lecture.
Congresswoman Lauren Underwood.

Join us for the Littlefield Leadership Lecture with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood on November 17.

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A presenter speaks at the Native Nations Nursing, Helpers, and Healers Summit.
Two participants interact during a group exercise at the Native Nations Nursing Summit.

Join us for the Native Nations Nursing, Helpers & Healers Summit on October 11!

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Homecoming at UW Madison School of Nursing
Homecoming at the School of Nursing UW-Madison

Join us for our homecoming tailgate on October 7!

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The August class of 1973.
The June class of 1973.

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1973! Join us for events in October.

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Class of 1998 May graduation
Class of 1998 December graduation

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Class of 1998! Join us on November 17.

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2022 Best Undergraduate Nursing Program
U.S. News & World Report
(among public colleges, 19th overall)

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.

Lunch and learn event on gun violence

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.

Nurse speaking to elderly woman

Using Technology to Improve Care Outside the Clinic

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.

School Nurse

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