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  1. Life after Nursing School: Alumni Share Their Experiences

    Photo of Alumni sharing their experiences with current nursing studentsIs it important to pursue a nurse residency program? When should we start sending out job applications? Do you have back up when a patient nears the end of life?

    These were just a few of the many questions that University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing students asked recent graduates during “Life after Nursing School,” an event organized by the School’s Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) and the UW–Madison Geriatric Interest Group.

  2. Playing a Strong Hand: CARDS™ Engage Community in Academic Research

    CARDS at Goodman CenterMeet the CARDS™: the Community Advisors on Research Design and Strategy. The CARDS™ constitute a core service of the Wisconsin Network for Research Support (WINRS), based at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing.

  3. 2014: What a Year It Was

    Twenty fourteen marked a watershed year for the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing. Under Dean Katharyn May’s leadership, the School of Nursing took up residence in Signe Skott Cooper Hall. In concert with this historic achievement came individual accomplishments by faculty, staff, and students that deserve reflection.
  4. School of Nursing Aims to Improve the Aging Experience

    Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAANThe Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System/University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing announces a project to explore workforce strategies that improve the quality of life for older adults in rural areas. Led by Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for research and sponsored programs and the director of the Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) at the School of Nursing, the project is made possible, in part, by a $1.7 million grant from Margaret A. Cargill Foundation.


  5. Guided by Campus’s D2P, eSchoolCare Strives to Benefit School Children Nationwide

    Lori Anderson, PhD, RN, clinical assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing and creator of eSchoolCare, was chosen as one of seventeen entrepreneurs awarded “igniter” grants as part of the University of Wisconsin–Madison 's Discovery to Product (D2P) program.



  6. Zahner Honored with APHA’s Ruth B. Freeman Award

    Professor Susan ZahnerSusan Zahner, DrPH, RN, FAAN, associate dean for academic affairs and the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, received the Ruth B. Freeman Award from the Public Health Nursing Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) at its 142nd Annual Meeting and Exposition held November 15–19, 2014, in New Orleans.


  • 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
  • You Share 2014 logo
  • Cooper Hall ALC
  • Cooper Hall atrium display
  • Cooper Hall'sSkott Commons Window Wall
  • CTTEN patient simulator
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  • 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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