The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing welcomes Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN, DHL (Hon.), as the speaker of the 15th annual Littlefield Leadership Lecture, to be held on November 14, 2014, in Signe Skott Cooper Hall. Her lecture is entitled "Transforming Health Care through Nursing Innovations: Lessons Learned."
Kimberlee Gretebeck, PhD, RN, of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, in collaboration with UW academic partners and community agencies in Milwaukee and Madison, has received a $150,000 award from the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research to support a two-year initiative aimed at improving physical function and health in Older African Americans.
Maichou Lor, MS'12, RN, a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is a first-generation college student from Thailand. She has an inspirational story to tell.
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.)