Preceptors challenge themselves to mentor nursing students for the good of the profession. Emily Schumacher ’10, DNP’18, CPNP, APNP, says her own student experiences with preceptors motivated her to take on the challenge.
Class of 1971 Celebrates 50 Years
This fall, the School of Nursing honored the nursing Class of 1971 as they celebrated the 50th anniversary from graduation and established a legacy gift: the Class of 1971 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Student Support Fund
Remembering Nancy Kaufman ’71 (1949-2021)
Nancy Foreman Kaufman ’71 lived and breathed the Wisconsin Idea. She dedicated her life to the service of others and demonstrated impeccable leadership through her numerous personal and professional endeavors.
Building A Legacy
In 2021, the Bowers Fellow was established in recognition of the legacy Dr. Barbara Bowers has created as a nurse educator, researcher, and philanthropist. We asked Dr. Bowers to tell us about her experience adding the School of Nursing to her estate plans.
Canceling the Culture of Clamming Up
By normalizing conversations about mental health and offering social and peer support for those who may be struggling, nurses can help erase the stigmas associated with mental illness. The most important phrase for nurses to remember when it comes to mental health and mental illness is simple: You are not alone.
To Serve is to Transform
Nurses work with communities instead of for them. Vulnerability, saying you don’t know, staying curious, keeping it real, learning from mistakes, and accepting progress not perfection is where both individual and collective healing begins.
A Call to Serve
As the School prepares for its centennial celebration in 2024, we want to highlight the many ways Badger nurses have served in the military ranks or been involved with veteran’s affairs.
No matter where their journey takes them, all Badger nurses have one goal: to change lives through their strong commitment to service. Whether it’s bedside care, nursing research, or addressing global health issues — such as poverty and access to care — that service makes an impact on individuals, families, communities, and systems around the world.
Dean’s Letter | Fall 2021
Service in the form of leadership is inherent to nursing. Through careers in research, education, practice, policy, and beyond, nurses recognize and seek to mitigate factors and conditions that impact health. In addition to intervention, …
Two Selected as Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare Scholars
PhD candidates Jessica LeClair ’05, MPH, RN, and Nicole Thomas, BSN, RN, have been selected as Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare Scholars. The two are among 75 Jonas Scholars selected from 49 universities nationwide for …