Two nursing scholars from China and Thailand are visiting the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing through the UW Exchange Visitor Program. As visiting associate professors, they will conduct research at the School of Nursing through the first semester of the 2014–2015 academic year.
On August 22–23, 2014, the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing celebrated the grand opening and official dedication of Signe Skott Cooper Hall. The two-day event included a donor recognition dinner on Friday evening and the grand opening and official dedication with a ribbon-tying ceremony on Saturday (see video of Cooper Hall dedication).
Signe Skott Cooper Hall isn’t just a new building. It’s a place where students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s School of Nursing will learn in new ways using the latest technology. The building, located at 701 Highland Avenue, opens this fall to students with a dedication on Saturday, August 23, 2014. (Also, see article in Wisconsin State Journal.)
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) has awarded Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for research and sponsored programs, the 2014 Task Force on Minority Issues in Gerontology (TFMIG) Outstanding Mentorship Award to be awarded at GSA’s 67th Annual Scientific Meeting held November 5–9, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing will celebrate the grand opening/official dedication of Signe Skott Cooper Hall on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Join Dean Katharyn May and university and government leaders to officially open and dedicate the new home to the School of Nursing on its 90th anniversary. Also, plan to attend Alumni Reunion Weekend and Open House and Tours scheduled for September of 2014 (register today).
The American Academy of Nursing (AAN) has selected Audrey Tluczek, PhD, RN, associate professor of nursing, as one of its Class of 2014 fellows. She and fellow colleagues will be inducted on October 18, 2014, at the AAN’s 2014 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing recently announced that, with a new grant of $10,000 from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare, matched by $10,000 of its own monies, it will fund the scholarship of two doctoral nursing students in 2014.