What's New

  1. School of Nursing Welcomes Scholars from China and Thailand

    Huimin XiaoTwo 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.


  2. School's New Clinical Faculty Provide Wealth of Expertise

    “New” is the operative word for the start of the 2014–2015 academic year at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing. The school welcomes seventeen new clinical faculty to its new home in Signe Skott Cooper Hall, where new high-tech tools integrated with new ways of teaching, learning, and conducting research usher in a new era for nursing education at the UW–Madison.
  3. It Was Grand!

    Bucky and Dean May at Grand OpeningOn 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).

  4. New Innovative School of Nursing Building Opening for Fall Semester

    Signe Skott Cooper HallSigne 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.)

  5. Bowers Honored for Mentoring Minority Students

    Barbara BowersThe 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.


  6. Come Celebrate the Grand Opening of Signe Skott Cooper Hall

    Cooper Hall exteriorThe 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).

  7. Tluczek Receives American Academy of Nursing’s Highest Honor

    Audrey TluczekThe 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.


  8. School of Nursing Selects Two Jonas Scholars

    Adam SchneideThe 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.


  9. Supporting Geriatric Care and Workforce Development

    The Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Long-Term Care Workforce Alliance and the Wisconsin Technical College System, is holding a free one-day conference for personal care workers (PCWs) and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) on June 6, 2014, at Madison Area Technical College/Truax Campus.
  10. Celebrating the Class of 2014!

    The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing convocation ceremony took place on May 18, 2014, at Varsity Hall in Union South on the UW campus. In their own special celebration, nursing candidates of BS-, DNP-, and PhD-degree programs and their families and friends came together in Varsity Hall at Union South to celebrate academic achievement.
  • Elevated view of Cooper Hall
  • Cooper Hall atrium-aerial view
  • Cooper Hall Donor Wall
  • SSCH historical scrolls
  • Cooper Hall rooftop garden chairs
  • Signe Skott Cooper wall tribute in Cooper Hall
  • Cooper Hall display-Florence Nightingale
  • Cooper Hall atrium
  • Cooper Hall ALC
  • Cooper Hall atrium display
  • Cooper Hall'sSkott Commons Window Wall
  • CTTEN patient simulator
  • SSCH_display_Skott_Commons
  • Dean's Suite display
  • Cooper Hall exterior
  • CTEN study area
  • Inspirational message
  • CTEN entrance
  • Witness tree installation
  • Weikel Suite entrance
  • Cooper Hall north exterior patio
  • Vision_history Wall








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