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ForwardNursing is the School of Nursing magazine that mails twice a year to alumni, colleagues and community partners. The latest issue includes an intimate first-person account of the first year of nursing. We also showcase Clinical Professor Paula Jarzemsky’s efforts to expand interprofessional learning opportunities for our students. Read about school news, student and faculty achievements, and more in ForwardNursing

Nursing Dimensions

Nursing Dimensions is written for alumni, friends, faculty, staff, and students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing. We invite you to explore our annual winter, spring, summer, and fall issues. Follow the links below to view stories of accomplishment and discovery at the School of Nursing as well as the news about fellow alumni and friends.

Nursing Dimensions Summer 2014

Nursing Dimensions Winter 2014

Nursing Dimensions Fall 2013

Nursing Dimensions Summer 2013

Nursing Dimensions Spring 2013 Special Edition

Nursing Dimensions Spring 2013

Nursing Dimensions Winter 2013

Nursing Dimensions Fall 2012

Nursing Dimensions Summer 2012

News Archive





  1. School of Nursing Aims to Improve the Aging Experience

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

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

  4. 2014 Littlefield Leadership Lecture Showcases Nurse-Designed Models of Care

  5. School of Nursing Loses Dear Friend

  6. School of Nursing Welcomes AAN President to Present 2014 Littlefield Leadership Lecture

  7. “You Share” Annual Campaign: Sharing the Pride for UW–Madison and School of Nursing

  8. Adapted PALS Program Targets Health of African American Seniors in Madison and Milwaukee

  9. UW–Madison Showcases Nursing Student's Inspiring Story

  10. School of Nursing Welcomes Scholars from China and Thailand

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

  12. It Was Grand!

  13. Bowers Honored for Mentoring Minority Students

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

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

  16. School of Nursing Selects Two Jonas Scholars

  17. Supporting Geriatric Care and Workforce Development

  18. Celebrating the Class of 2014!

  19. Five Senior Nursing Students Honored with School’s Coveted Pin

  20. Celebrating National Nurses Week: Interview with Carolyn Aoyama

  21. Celebrating National Nurses Week: Interview with Rebecca and Richard Weidensee

  22. Celebrating National Nurses Week: Interview with Eunjung Kim

  23. Two Nursing Faculty and DNP Student Receive “Wisconsin Without Borders” Award

  24. End-of-Life Research Piques Nursing Student’s Appetite for More

  25. Nursing Students Deliver Strong Performance at this Year’s Undergraduate Symposium

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

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

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

  29. School Welcomes Two Visiting Faculty from Turkey

  30. School of Nursing Part of Nurses for Wisconsin Initiative


  1. Student Athlete Plots Nursing Career with Help of Patterson Philanthropy

  2. Hands Across the Water

  3. Two School of Nursing Educators Celebrated as Yale Nurses

  4. Kwekkeboom Awarded $2 Million NIH Grant

  5. Communication Breakdowns Complicate Care

  6. Annual Giving Supports Student Research and Scholarships

  7. This Era’s Health Care Reform Built on Quality/Cost Ratio

  8. Make Your Mark by Helping Others

  9. UW–Madison Team Probes Home Health Environments with Virtual Reality

  10. Won't You Share the Wonderful?

  11. We’re Proud to Be an MPower ChaMpion!

  12. WCN and School of Nursing Take Critical Look at Wisconsin’s Nursing Workforce

  13. New Research Faculty Make Strong Nursing Program Even Stronger

  14. The Magnificent Nine

  15. Peter Buerhaus to Deliver 14th Annual Littlefield Leadership Lecture

  16. Brennan Makes the Top 10!

  17. Nursing Direct Admission for Freshmen Enters Second Year

  18. Join Us for "A Conversation about the Wisconsin Nursing Workforce"

  19. Topic of Aging Yields Lively Conversations

  20. Capstone Certificate Prepares School Nurses in Care of Children with Chronic Conditions

  21. Legendary Nursing Educator Signe Skott Cooper Dies at 92

  22. Science Confirms It: Dogs Are a Man's--and Woman's--Best Friend!

  23. Zahner Receives American Academy of Nursing's Highest Honor

  24. One of School’s Own Deemed “Exceptional” by Campus Leadership

  25. Vosters Retires from School of Nursing

  26. The Ultimate Nursing Practice Award

  27. Lor Chosen for Excellence Award in Gerontological Nursing

  28. Earlise Ward Receives Tenure

  29. Vivian Littlefield Receives International Red Cross Honors

  30. Movement Equals Independence

  31. Four Spring Grads Receive School’s Coveted Pin

  32. Brennan to Co-Host National Nurses Week Webinar

  33. Gilmore-Bykovskyi Honored as “Invaluable Mentor”

  34. Nursing Students Rise to Occasion at 2013 Undergraduate Symposium

  35. Gift of $5 Million Establishes Two Faculty Chairs at School of Nursing

  36. The Age of Aging

  37. Bowers Talks to US News & World Report about Nursing Home Warning Signs

  38. Remembering a Gifted Teacher and Mentor

  39. Pridham Honored with MNRS Lifetime Achievement Award

  40. Two Clinical Faculty Launch New Business