News Articles

July 11, 2024

This I Believe

A few of our #HuskyNurse PhD students were published in Nursing Research with their “This I Believe” essays.

July 3, 2024

June News and Awards

Read more about our June Awards and Grants Recipients!

July 2, 2024

Training providers with paid patient actors improves HIV PrEP service quality, according to randomized trial

A randomized trial evaluated the effectiveness of using patient actors to role play counseling for PrEP services provided to adolescent girls and young women in Kenya.

2023-2024 Fulbright Scholar

We’re proud to announce Doctor of Nursing Practice student Rachel Anderson was named a 2023-2024 Fulbright Scholar.

June 27, 2024

Announcing Hilaire Thompson to serve as Executive Dean

University of Washington Provost Tricia Serio announced the appointment of Hilaire Thompson as next executive dean of the School of Nursing, effective Aug. 1, pending approval by the Board of Regents.

June 24, 2024

Disparity in endometriosis disability claims in federal appeals court, new study shows

Nursing scientist and postdoctoral research fellow, Dr. Martha Grace Cromeens recently co-authored a study demonstrating evidence of disparities in how endometriosis disability claims are treated in federal court appeals.

June 17, 2024

Co-locating syringe services with vaccines, testing shows success and possibilities

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Dr. Omeid Heidari, nursing scientist, UW SON professor, and publication co-author (Health Affairs, June issue), recently shared findings of a unique program that addresses critical health services gaps.

June 9, 2024

Congratulations Class of 2024!

We’re so proud of our Husky Nurse class of 2023 students! Read more about them and this year’s teaching and student honorees.

June 3, 2024

Endowments Spring 2024

Announcing endowed professorship and fellowship appointments

May 28, 2024

UW’s Larry Dalton and wife, Nicole Boand, commit $10 million bequest for scholarships, clinical education

The gift commitment, the largest in the history of the School of Nursing, will increase access to nursing education, with $8 million dedicated to cost-of-attendance scholarships.

May 24, 2024

May News & Awards

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Faculty, student, staff and alumni awards and news for May 2024.

2024-2025 Magnuson Scholarship Recipients

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We are excited to announce and congratulate the 2024-2025 Magnuson Scholarship recipient for the School of Nursing

May 13, 2024

Congratulations Scholarship Recipients

Read more about several outstanding #HuskyNurse students who’ve received various scholarships.

May 9, 2024

Sarah Gimbel’s research empowers nurses for greater impact around the globe

Read more about #HuskyNursingResearcher Sarah Gimbel’s research Systems Analysis and Improvement Approach (or SAIA).

Undergraduate Symposium 2024

Our BSN honors students will present their work at the 2024 Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 17th. Read more about the students and their work.

May 1, 2024

Flying, nursing and teaching: UW Clinical Instructor Diane Cashman retires

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“Diane Cashman knew she wanted to be a nurse at five years old when a family member was in the hospital.”

April News & Awards

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Faculty, student, staff and alumni awards and news for April 2024.

April 23, 2024

Transforming healthcare education: The inspiring generosity of Drs. Gaylene and Leonard Altman

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Read more about the Altman family’s transformational philanthropic investment in the University of Washington. 

April 15, 2024

UW School of Nursing ranked #4 in the world

We are excited to share Quacquarelli Symonds has ranked our School of Nursing as #4 in the world.

Faculty and alumni recognized at 2024 WIN conference

We’re excited to announce that several faculty and alumni will be honored at the Western Institute of Nursing annual conference, April 17-20.

April 10, 2024

Navigating the woods: A nurse practitioner’s journey in rural healthcare, where challenges meet rewards

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DNP 2022 graduate Melissa Mitchell shares her rewarding experience as a Premera Rural Health Nursing Initiative fellowship.

April 9, 2024

2024 US World News and Report Rankings Released

The UW School of Nursing has been named a leading educator of nurses among public colleges/universities offering graduate programs by US News & World Report.

March 27, 2024

March News & Awards

Faculty, student, staff and alumni awards and news for March 2024.

March 12, 2024

Meet our outstanding DNP Class of 2024!

On March 12, 2024 – we celebrate our Class of 2024 Doctor of Nursing Practice students!

March 11, 2024

Announcing the 2024 WSNA Hall of Fame Inductees

Three outstanding #HuskyNurse will be inducted into the Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame!

February 29, 2024

February News & Awards

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Faculty, student, staff and alumni awards and news for February 2024.

February 6, 2024

Celebrating Dr. Jennifer Sonney’s Appointment as Permanent Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

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We are delighted to share the exciting news that Dr. Jennifer Sonney (she/her) has been appointed to the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

January 30, 2024

January News & Awards

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Faculty, student, staff and alumni awards and news for January 2024.

January 12, 2024

New Washington Health Benefit Exchange chair appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee

Dr. Monica McLemore replaces outgoing chair Ron Sims.

January 11, 2024

2024 Dr. Martin Luther King School of Nursing Community Service Award

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Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Laing, this year’s recipient.

December 18, 2023

Announcing 2023 Queen Silvia Nursing Award Recipient

CJ Rivera has been named at the QSNA recipient. Her idea is entitled Mobile Dementia Care.

December 15, 2023

SoN-led UW Digital Health Innovation Hub launches to the public

We are proud to announce the launch of the UW Digital Health Innovation Hub, a leading-edge collaboration hub dedicated to
driving innovation and advancement in the field of wellness technology.

December 4, 2023

Two DNP students selected for CDC Fellowship

We’re excited to announce two #HuskyNurse Doctor of Nursing Practice students have been selected for the CDC EIS fellowship.

December 1, 2023

Nursing Dawg Tank 2023

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Nursing Dawg Tank was held on Thursday 11/30 the theme highlighted digital health innovations.

November 27, 2023

November News & Awards

Faculty, student, and staff awards and news for November 2023.

November 9, 2023

Announcing New Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics department chair

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We are pleased to announce the appointment of Brenda Zierler (she/her), PhD, RN, FAAN who brings a wealth of qualifications and experience to this esteemed position.

October 31, 2023

Nurses of Influence 2023

Meet our 2023 Nurses of Influence, five exceptional individuals who have shown dedication, leadership, and commitment to advancing nursing both locally and globally.

October News & Awards

Faculty, student, staff, and alumni awards and news for October 2023.

October 25, 2023

Governor Inslee appoints Husky and health leader, Patty Hayes, as State Board of Health Chair

Hayes brings over 35 years of experience in public health and policy, recently retiring from service in 2021 from Public Health – Seattle & King County.

October 23, 2023

A Collaborative Academic Relationship

The University of Washington School of Nursing (UWSON) and Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL) are excited to announce a Memorandum of Understanding.

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