ForwardNursing Magazine

More Spring 2020

  • NAO Award winners

    Q&A: Nancy Kaufman ’71 and Jessica Kendall ’14

    The UW Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO) salutes alumni each year who have made significant contributions to the nursing profession. The most recent winners—Nancy Kaufman ’71, who received the Distinguished Achievement Award, and Jessica Kendall ‘14, who received the Outstanding Badger Nursing Award—both give their time and talent to the School and are members of NAO and the Badger Nurse Network.

  • STREAM graduate 2019

    Native American Students Connect Through Culture

    Each month during the semester, 10 Native American nursing students gather in Cooper Hall to share the highs and lows of the previous month. These gatherings are part of the Success Through Recruitment/Retention, Engagement, and Mentorship (STREAM) program.

  • Gina Bryan, director, the Psychiatric Mental Health Care Certificate program

    Professor Gina Bryan Named to American Academy of Nursing’s 2019 Class of Fellows

    The American Academy of Nursing named Gina Bryan, DNP, RN, a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing and a leading state and national policy expert on opioids and addiction, to its 2019 fellows class.

  • Dr. John Lowe speaking at the Littlefield Lecture Series 2019

    History Lessons

    Native Americans face some of the highest rates of health disparities and poverty in the country, inequities that indigenous health care expert Dr. John Lowe explored when he visited the School of Nursing to deliver the 20th Littlefield Leadership Lecture.

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    Collaboration is Key for New UW CIPE Director

    As the new director of the independent UW–Madison Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, Dr. Hossein Khalili is motivated by the opportunity to improve health outcomes through collaboration across health professions by providing UW health sciences students with team-based learning and practice.

  • Signe Skott Cooper

    The Pioneer

    Signe Skott Cooper devoted more than 60 years to nursing education at UW–Madison and within the UW System. She died July 16, 2013, having pledged her own estate and that of her sister to the UW Foundation to support the construction of a new state-of-the-art facility for School of Nursing students.

  • Judith Porter

    Porter Scholarship Plants Legacy for Future Nurses

    A Rhinelander, Wisconsin, native and proud School of Nursing alumna, Judy Porter wanted to provide the same educational opportunities that she had to future Badger nurses from northern Wisconsin. Her husband honored her last wish by establishing the Judy Porter Memorial Scholarship Fund.

  • Emily Hanna, BSN '19

    One Family, Four Generations of Badger Nurses

    Following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, grandmother, and aunt, Emily Hanna is the fourth in her family to take part in UW’s nursing program. The generations of women in her family who studied nursing before her served as inspiration and motivation for her to pursue the same path.