ForwardNursing Magazine

More Fall 2020

  • Amber Statz, nurse in PPE

    Badger Nurses on the Front Lines of COVID-19

    News from Badger nurses, first responders during the pandemic.

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

    Dean Scott Recognized for Achievements and Contributions to Health Care

    Dean Linda D. Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, has been honored with election into the National Academies of Practice and also with the Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

  • Traci Snedden Awarded NCAA Grant

    Assistant Professor Traci Snedden, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE, has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant.

  • Photo of Earlise Ward

    An Investment in Mental Health Research

    Barbara Abrams ’69 generously established the Barbara Leadholm Abrams Community Mental Health Research Fund at the School of Nursing.

  • Laura Block

    A Pin with a Promise

    Before she passed away, School of Nursing alumna Nancy Seegers Schaper donated her nursing pin back to the School with instructions to pass it on to a deserving nurse who both emulated the Wisconsin Idea and had an infectious passion for nursing. Laura Block, a 2020 graduate, received Schaper’s pin this past May.

  • DNP Whitecoat ceremony

    Two New Doctor of Nursing Practice Specialties Introduced

    The School of Nursing has added two new online specialty tracks to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. In addition to five existing specialties, these advanced nursing practice DNP tracks in either Population Health or Systems Leadership and Innovation create options for nurses to advance their careers.

  • School of Nursing building and light post flag stating--We Collaborate

    UW–Madison School of Nursing Selected to Receive Major Grant to Support Accelerated Degree Program

    A grant from the esteemed Helene Fuld Health Trust will make a significant impact on scholarship opportunities for students pursuing a degree within the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing.

  • BSN senior Hanna Braaten working on stitch art about nursing

    Q & A | BSN Senior Hanna Braaten

    For Hanna Nichole Braaten, a senior in the School of Nursing’s bachelor of science in nursing program, mental health self-care comes in the form of creating art. The aspiring pediatric nurse practitioner uses various art forms for self-expression, stress management, and education. Her latest project, The Intricacies of Nursing, tells the story of her nursing school journey through stitch art.