A winter immersion program for the School of Nursing’s Accelerated Bachelor of Nursing (ABSN) program shows students how nurses help build healthy communities in rural places. The school is committed to every student participating in a clinical focused on population health.
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.
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.
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.
For two years, the Healthy Aging in Rural Towns (HeART) project has brought together coalitions from Iowa and Langlade counties and the city of Waupun with the School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) to support rural aging-in-place.
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Held annually in October with support from the Friends of Littlefield, the UW–Madison School of Nursing offers the Littlefield Lecture Series as a way to highlight nurse leadership to our alumni, students, friends, community partners and the public.
The Native Nations Nursing Summit focuses on educating nurses about the public health needs of Wisconsin Native communities while highlighting the use of an integrated team model in healthcare. The fifth annual summit, "Building a Strong Mind, Body, and Spirit," took place November 15, 2019, in Baraboo, WI, in partnership with the Ho-Chunk Nation.
Registration is open for the 4th Annual Nursing Workforce Diversity Conference on Feb. 26, 2020. The conference connects nurses, nursing students, healthcare employers and educators in order to develop more inclusive healthcare systems that welcome diverse nurses and enable them to succeed and thrive. The event includes a career fair with Wisconsin-based employers committed to diversifying their nursing workforce.