What's New

  1. Solheim Named School of Nursing's Global Health Director

    Karen Solheim, PhD, RNKaren Solheim, PhD, RN, clinical professor of nursing, has been named director for global health initiatives at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing. The directorship will fulfill, in part, the mission of the School of Nursing to prepare leaders who improve human health through nursing science, education, and practice.


  2. Dean Katharyn May's Message to Alumni: "Help Us Tell Your Stories"

    Dean Katharyn MayDean Katharyn May, PhD, RN, FAAN, wants to tell the world about the stories of UW–Madison School of Nursing alumni and to tell them in a whole new way through an interactive digital display called "Our Global Impact." The display, populated with hundreds of profiles of nursing alums, will be unveiled as part of the opening celebration for Signe Skott Cooper Hall in the fall of 2014. Read Dean May's message.

  3. School's Early Entry PhD Option Primed to Transform Doctoral Education

    Nadine NehlsFindings of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation project led by Nadine Nehls, PhD, RN, associate dean for academic programs, suggest that the School of Nursing’s Early Entry PhD Option is positioned to help solve a challenging conundrum in doctoral education and serve as a viable model for shaping the future of doctoral programs.


  4. School Welcomes Two Visiting Faculty from Turkey

    CARE logoYeliz Akkuş PhD, and Gulnaz Karatay, PhD, from Kars and Tunceli, Turkey, respectively, have been named visiting associate professors in the Center for Aging, Research, and Education, or CARE, directed by Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, associate dean for research. Akkuş and Karatay will research the cognitive function of the elderly.
  5. School of Nursing Part of Nurses for Wisconsin Initiative

    Nurses for WI logoFour University of Wisconsin System nursing programs, including the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, are offering new fellowship and loan forgiveness programs to encourage nurses to pursue doctoral degrees or postdoctoral training and assume nurse educator positions in Wisconsin.
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