Aaron Blomberg

From Wisconsin Center for Nursing Meet Aaron Blomberg, a native of Wisconsin, born and raised in the Town of Raymond (Racine ...

Ziemers Donate $1 Million to UWM to Help Fill Growing Nursing Shortage in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE _ A $1 million gift from James and Yvonne Ziemer to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing will strengthen ...

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Aaron Blomberg

From Wisconsin Center for Nursing Meet Aaron Blomberg, a native of Wisconsin, born and raised in the Town of Raymond (Racine County).  Aaron is not your traditional undergraduate student.  At the age of 28, Aaron has had quite an academic journey. … Read More

UWM College of Nursing is hiring Clinical Faculty for the 2015/2016 Academic Year.  For more information please go the Career Opportunities page.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools and The College of Nursing has been rated in the top 10% for it’s program. The school offers a unique Flexible… Read More

Rosalie Elizabeth Smith, 19, of Waukesha was named Miss Wisconsin 2015 at the Alberta Kimball Auditorium at Oshkosh West High School this weekend. The 19-year-old is an incoming sophomore nursing student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Read more…    

UWM College of Nursing graduate programs have been ranked in the Top 25 of all nursing graduate programs in the nation (over 1600) by our students! Graduate Programs recently announced its Spring 2015 Nursing Grad Rankings according to students, enumerating the best graduate… Read More

Why UWM College of Nursing?

See why the College is consistently ranked in the top 6% by US News and World Report.

UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing Hosts 2015 Omaha System International Conferences The Omaha System International Conference is held every two years as a venue for those in practice, education, research, and software development to exchange experiences. UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing is… Read More

MILWAUKEE (January 15, 2015) – The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee placed 112 student-athletes on the 2014 Horizon League Fall Academic Honor Roll, which was announced today by the conference office. That figure placed Milwaukee third among Horizon League schools, behind only… Read More

Deadline has been extended to March 27! What is the DAISY Faculty Award? The DAISY Foundation, as part of its service to the nursing profession’s role in patient care, established the DAISY AWARD FOR EXTRAORDINARY NURSING FACULTY (includes clinical and… Read More

“Examples of UWM’s engagement include the College of Nursing’s work with Westlawn-area community groups to promote wellness and reduce exposure to environmental toxins and work at the UWM Silver Spring Community Nursing Center, where faculty and students have provided medical… Read More

Scholarship Awardees – MCNBNA

The Milwaukee Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association (MCNBNA), recently awarded two UWM College of Nursing students with scholarships. Destiny Watson (left) received the Edith Finlayson Scholarship Award. Detra McCoy (right) received the Presidential Scholarship Award which recognizes the… Read More

Dr. Aaron Buseh from UW-Milwaukee’s College of Nursing discusses factors that create fragile healthcare systems, inhibiting their ability to respond to crises like the Ebola outbreak.  The show aired on Milwaukee Public Television on Sunday November 23, 2014.  

Dr. Aaron Buseh, College of Nursing Professor and native of Liberia, talked to a local news station about the recent Ebola outbreak, and if there is cause for concern here in the United States. You can find the broadcast here.

Dr. Pat Stevens was selected to give an oral presentation at the 20th Annual International AIDS Conference in Australia this summer (2014). Additional posters about the SAGE4Health project were also selected for exhibition. Her presentation can be found on YouTube…. Read More

UWM College of Nursing Associate Professor Jennifer Doering’s project is one of 11  being funded through new grants from UW-Extension and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Read more…

The UWM College of Nursing was pleased to host a group of 15 undergraduate nursing students from Keimyung University, in Daegu, South Korea, for a short-term study abroad program in July. The students were accompanied by their professor, Dr. Eunsuk… Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Kathy Sawin who was chosen as one of 100 outstanding graduates from Indiana University School of Nursing in celebration of their 100th Anniversary. Dr. Sawin was honored the weekend of June 20, 2014 at the School’s 100th… Read More

Two College of Nursing faculty members were presented with DAISY Faculty Awards at the May 2014 Graduation Convocation. Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu and Jennifer Doerr are the 2014 award winners. The DAISY Faculty Award was created to provide colleges/schools of nursing a… Read More

The College is excited to announce that the first BS-DNP graduating class (Spring 2014) has achieved a 100% pass rate for the ANCC FNP certification boards test. Kelly Crawford Lisa Drew Jody Erickson Erin Grueneberg Elizabeth Henry Tiffany Kedzierski Rachelle… Read More

Dagny Aiken Jon Beck Jean Bell-Calvin Joy Blattner Denise Borchardt Sheryl Borjak Kristie Brooke Tara Bully Debra Burgard Roxanne Cliff Rose Dodd Elaine Doyle Linda Dreyfus Jill Edwards Logan Elangoven Vicki Fresen Cori Gibson Amber Gonzalez Grant Jodeen Green Susan… Read More

Congratulations to the Master of Nursing Class of 2014 who celebrated 100% pass rate for the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) exam.  The Master of Nursing Program is led by Director, Dr. Ann Cook. Abbi Orcholski Amanda David Amanda Farrell Claire… Read More

UWM is host to many World Health Day events in April. The events are free and open to the public.

UW-Milwaukee proudly celebrates Westlawn Gardens for achieving Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) Stage 3 Silver Certification, placing it at the top of an elite group of LEED certified developments that emphasize sustainability. As the world’s… Read More

Fellowships, student loan forgiveness programs part of new Nurses for Wisconsin initiative

Nursing programs at four University of Wisconsin System schools, including the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 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.

Visiting Scholars Dr. Myunghee Jun is a visiting scholar from Daejeon University in South Korea. She has participated in multiple research activities during her time at UWM. Dr. Jun’s research included seven peer reviewed published articles, three accepted abstracts for… Read More

Dr. Doris Schoneman, program director of RN Education, discusses the new RN-BS flex option, which is an assessment-based, competency option on NPR. Request information regarding the flex option.  

Nursingmatters highlighted UWM College of Nursing Institute for Urban Health Partnerships EPA CARE grant that directly impacts the Westlawn Neighborhood Community. Nursingmatters (September 2013, vol.24, number 9, page 2)  

Linda Scalzo, MSN, RN, has earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing (NLN). Ms. Scalzo’s current teaching focus includes the… Read More

Undergrad Honors student wins third place in contest

Kristin Radloff, an undergraduate honors nursing student, won third place in the UWM Women’s Studies Annual Paper contest for her paper, “The Truth behind Anorexia Nervosa in Women.” She won the award in the graduate category since the paper she wrote was from a summer… Read More

Thank You 2012-2013 Preceptors!

Lynn Auman LeAnn Auth Vanessa Baldwin Michele Baylock Jean Beineman Jean Bell-Calvin Katrina Berg Shelley Bohm Denise Borhardt Diane Bosovic Amanda Bowden Nicole Brasted Sandy Brekke Kristie Brooke Melissa Budish Liz Caccesse Kristy Caira AJ Capelli Joel Carroll Suzette Chern Kumari Chintamaneni Rita… Read More

A CARE-ing Collaboration for Westlawn

Paulette Bangura’s interest in improving the environment in her neighborhood is personal. Five years ago she had a double lung transplant after life-threatening complications from sarcoidosis, an immune disease that may be triggered by environmental toxins. Today she’s engaged in… Read More

Nursing Students Visit from Keimyung University

The CON welcomed a visiting group of 13 South Korean nursing students from Keimyung University who stayed for two weeks. This student delegation was led by Dr. Chungnam Kim, PhD, RN who was a Visiting Professor in the College of… Read More

The UWM College of Nursing is pleased to announce that Sarah Morgan, PhD, RN has earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for… Read More

UWM Honors faculty, staff

Ernest Spaights Plaza Honoree Laurie K. Glass Professor Emerita College of Nursing Service to UWM: 1975-2005 Laurie Glass’ 30-year career at UWM reflects her commitment to the university’s success. This commitment was both internal – as a valued researcher, teacher… Read More

Suzanne Feetham Named a Living Legend

Suzanne Feetham, PhD, RN, FAAN, visiting professor in the UWM College of Nursing, was honored as an American Academy of Nursing (AAN) Living Legend this fall at the academy’s annual meeting. The award acknowledges Feetham’s 49 years of excellence in nursing and her impact on… Read More

Dr. Susan Dean-Baar awarded at Sigma Theta Tau International for contribution to the Standards of Rehabilitation Nursing Practice

The following UWM College of Nursing faculty received awards at the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), nursing honor society, 41st Biennial Convention in Texas this October: Susan L. Dean-Baar, associate dean for academic affairs and acting dean of the Joseph J…. Read More

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture 3 credits (Undergraduate or Graduate) Nursing 297, 497, or 780 Program Dates: June 8 – June 24, 2013 Instructors: Dr. Hong Tao & Dr. Anne Dressel, UWM College of Nursing This exciting new course will introduce students to… Read More

University of Wisconsin System President Kevin Reilly proclaimed Wednesday a watershed day for Wisconsin residents, as the UW System became perhaps the first public university system in the nation to roll out a set of 100% competency-based online degree programs… Read More

Too early to research? ‘Not so,’ say undergrads

David Stock explored the bones from abandoned cemeteries, looking for clues to life and death in rural Wisconsin. Dylan Wilmeth turned a longtime fascination with geology into research on rare geologic formations more than a billion years old. Florine Ndakuya… Read More

Mentors Ease the Way

Like many faculty members, Jennifer Doering of Nursing found herself balancing teaching, research, community service and caring for a young child. As a friend told her, she was burning the candle at both ends, but doing it with a blowtorch…. Read More

Suzanne Feetham, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Feetham has held clinical, research and leadership positions in academia, health systems (Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC), the Federal government (US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Nursing Research… Read More

Theresa Bellone, MS

Ms. Bellone is the Academic Affairs Administrative Program Specialist responsible for the planning, implementation and evaluation of the projects and operations that support the delivery of the academic programs within the College of Nursing. She has over 15 years of… Read More

1954-2014 Fitzgerald, Kathleen L. Passed away on May 8, 2014, at her home in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Born on March 30, 1954, Kathy lived a life devoted to caring for others, through her extensive nursing career and her position as… Read More

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