The medical area of the western side of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus is pictured in an aerial view during autumn.
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.

Learn more & help us to meet Wisconsin's changing health care needs More
University of Wisconsin Madison School of Nursing
Meet a Badger Nurse

Amy Hermes, a 2010 graduate of the School of Nursing’s BSN@Home program, is in her 34th year at Stoughton Hospital & 3rd as CNO and VP of patient services.

Meet a Badger Nurse More
Commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium School of Nursing graduates
2017 NAO award winners

Each year, the Nurses Alumni Organization recognizes two alumni who have made significant contributions to the nursing profession.

Nominate a nurse by Sept. 1! More

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.

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