University of Wisconsin–Madison

News & Events


  • $1.3 Million Grant Expands Native American Student EnrollmentTwo faculty members at the UW-Madison School of Nursing received a $1.3 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to develop a comprehensive system of support services that will help to admit, retain and …
  • School of Nursing Announces New Associate Dean for Academic AffairsThe University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing welcomes new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Dr. Danny G. (Dan) Willis, DNS, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN. Willis assumed leadership of all graduate and undergraduate programs on July 1. …
  • Littlefield Leadership LectureThe School of Nursing is pleased to announce Dr. Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, currently president-elect of AARP, as our presenter for the 18th annual Littlefield Leadership Lecture.
  • photo of nursing students who helped tornado victims in Barron & Rusk counties
    Nursing Students Aid in Tornado Relief EffortIn mid-May, seven nursing students in northwestern Wisconsin as part of the rural health care immersion program helped in recovery efforts after Rusk and Barron counties were struck by a tornado.
  • photo of D. MarySue Heilemann
    International Expert on Media Portrayal of Nurses—Video Available!On May 10, School of Nursing alumna Dr. MarySue Heilemann gave a lecture on her work to make nurse characters more realistic and offered a colloquium on her research about using storytelling to treat depression.
  • First Pediatric Nurse Scholar HiredThe University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing and the American Family Children’s Hospital are pleased to welcome Anne Ersig, PhD, RN, as the organizations’ first jointly appointed pediatric nurse scholar. In this new, shared position …
  • New Center Aims to Bolster Interprofessional Health EducationThe Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education has launched, founded by the schools of Medicine and Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine. Health professions leaders and learners have long discussed the importance of teaching these fields in an interdisciplinary way.
  • opening frame of a video about the accelerated BSN program
    Accelerated BSN Program in the NewsBeginning in the fall the UW School of Nursing will begin accepting applications for a new program that will help graduate students faster.
  • Photos of clinical faculty members Karen Solheim and Roger Brown
    Solheim & Brown Honored by UW-MadisonSchool of Nursing clinical faculty members Karen Solheim & Roger Brown received 2017 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.
  • photo of parents and children at an exploration station at the Science Expeditions event; they are looking at and touching insects
    Science Fun!The School of Nursing hosted nine exploration stations on Sunday, April 2 as part of the campus-wide Science Expeditions event.


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