The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is pleased to announce the recipient of the inaugural Canary Savage Girardeau Award for Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Barbara L. Nichols, MS, DL(h), SDc(h), PedD(h), RN, FAAN, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the School of Nursing’s new award.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) program continues to lead the way in Wisconsin, earning the nod as the top program in the state by the 2024 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Vivian Littlefield, Dean Emerita of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, passed away from an unexpected illness on August 22nd with family by her side in Colorado. Littlefield served as School of Nursing dean …
On August 31, UW–Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin visited the School of Nursing. She spent the morning meeting students, faculty, and staff, and we proudly showed her how Badger nurses change lives through research, education, and …
This June, Bucky Badger and the Ice Age Trail Alliance mascot, Monty the Mammoth, visited the Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant unit at University Hospital (B6/6) in celebration of completing the MOVIN Ice Age Trail Challenge and the great work patients and staff have done to reach the goals and improve the amount of time and distances patients walk on the unit.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing welcomed two new clinical faculty members and saw the transition of four familiar faces into new roles for the 2022-23 academic year.
A conversation with Leah Roscoe ’06, who currently works as a clinical instructor at the UW–Madison School of Nursing.
A conversation with Julie Jones x’24, traditional bachelor of science in nursing student and student ambassador.
When the UW–Madison School of Nursing first opened its doors to students in 1924, it made history as the first collegiate nursing program in the state. Now, almost 100 years later, the School of Nursing is positioned, once again, to be at the forefront of nursing in Wisconsin as it tackles racial disparities in the profession. In the last few years, faced with dual pandemics of COVID-19 and racial inequality, the School of Nursing made several determinations about necessary steps for the future. Chief of which was addressing a long-established and immediate need to make greater strides in diversifying the nursing profession.
Becky Berkan ’03, RN, CEN, is no stranger to expanding her comfortable limits. After stepping away from participating in athletic activities for a decade, she decided to get back into a sport that she had always enjoyed – running. She set out to train for the Madison Marathon in 2012, which would eventually get canceled due to extreme heat conditions. Rather than shrug her shoulders and call it a day, Berkan persisted with her training and eventually ran the Marine Corps Marathon in 2013.