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More Fall 2021

  • Dean Linda D. Scott, PHD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN

    Dean Linda D. Scott Reappointed for Second Term

    The dean review for School of Nursing that began last fall has been completed, and Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Provost Karl Scholz look forward to working with Dean Scott for a second five-year term.

  • Nicole Thomas portrait

    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 …

  • World War II nurse receiving medal for service

    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.

  • Barbara J Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN

    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.

  • Nancy Kaufman smiling and hugging a child

    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.

  • Class of 1971 UW Madison School of Nursing

    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

  • Emily Schumacher

    The Bridge Between the Classroom and Practice

    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.

Fall 2021 scenes at Cooper Hall

Welcome Home!

This fall, we celebrated our return to Signe Skott Cooper Hall after nearly 18 months away due to the coronavirus pandemic. We welcomed a new class of traditional bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) students with a white coat ceremony. We gathered our Class of 2022 for a class photo since they were unable to take one last year. And we welcomed back the Class of 2020 with a special celebration event. To say we love being home would be an understatement! Photos by Alexander André & Matayla DeBruin.