Next generation of nursing
High school students learn about the nursing profession and how to prepare for nursing school in UW Nurse Camp
Transforming the student experience
Washington State legislators recently provided $4 million in funding to upgrade and expand the simulation and learning lab. Work is now underway! Phase 1 of the new lab is expected to open in July 2017.
New funding opportunities
Students: Check out listings for paid student positions or community-based scholarships and educational opportunities.
Four nursing scholars receive GO Fellowships
This year, four exceptional nursing students were named Global Opportunities (GO) fellows and awarded funding between $2,000 and $3,000 each to conduct research and quality improvement projects around the world.
New measures help predict health risks from home
Among older women, at-home self-surveys can predict mortality, hip fractures and falls about as well as a measurements taken during a clinic visit, according to research from the UW School of Nursing.
Read recent media coverage of UW School of Nursing faculty, students, research and programs.
Awards and accolades-June 2016
The UW School of Nursing is pleased to announce awards, accolades and updates by faculty, students and alumni.
Health Sciences Common Book
Josephine Ensign became a nurse to help those experiencing poverty and homelessness. She never expected to face hardships similar to those of her patients. Her new book details her homelessness experience and discusses ways to address homelessness in our community and beyond.
Simple intervention improves sleep of menopausal women
Chatting on the phone with a sleep coach and keeping a nightly sleep diary can significantly improve sleep quality and reduce insomnia in women through menopause, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Deadline extended: T32 training grant
Postdoctoral students still have until May 15 to apply for the prestigious T32 training grant, an NINR-funded opportunity in the field of Aging and Informatics.
Introducing the new Palliative Care Graduate Certificate
The brand-new UW Palliative Care Graduate Certificate, co-presented by the UW Schools of Nursing and Medicine, is now open for practitioners who are seeking to deepen their skills, understanding and practice of palliative care.
Zika outbreak: Conversations from the Global Health Nursing field
Dr. Sarah Gimbel, co-director of the UW School of Nursing Center for Global Health Nursing, recently conducted an interview with alumna Karin Huster about the Zika outbreak.
From the Dean’s Desk—annual letter
It is my great pleasure to say the UW School of Nursing is healthy and optimistic. Thanks to you, we accomplished significant achievements in training, research and advocacy while maintaining the highest standard of education.
Introducing the new Center for Global Health Nursing
The UW School of Nursing has named Drs. Sarah Gimbel and Pamela Kohler the first co-directors of its new Center for Global Health Nursing. The center, which will improve health locally and globally through global research, collaboration, and training, launched in January.
DNP graduate leads cutting-edge heart technology center
Liz Perpetua works with the most exciting emerging heart technology in the country — before it even goes to market.