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Badger Nurses Change Lives

The School of Nursing's centennial campaign celebrates the impact of Badger Nurses on Wisconsin and the evolution of nursing education over 100 years.

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Joyful graduates
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Celebrate the Class of 2020 and reconnect with us Friday Sept.17 3:30-6:00 in Cooper Hall.

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Ernest J. Grant PhD, RN, FAAN

Join us online Oct. 20 for "Nurse Advocacy, Social Justice, and Health Equity: A Call to Action" with Ernest J. Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN

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Homecoming at UW Madison School of Nursing
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Join us for the annual Nurses Alumni Organization and School of Nursing Homecoming tailgate, awards program, and football game!

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1000+
Current enrollment

90%
Graduates licensed & practicing in six months

72/72
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.

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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