News Articles

March 11, 2019

UW School of Nursing Receives Top Ranking From US News and World Report

Our school was ranked #1 among public schools that offer a DNP degree and was ranked #4 overall.


March 4, 2019

Perigee Fund Invests in the UW School of Nursing’s Barnard Center

Perigee Fund has made a major five-year commitment to support the creation of a post-graduate training program in infant and early childhood mental health at the Barnard Center.


February 18, 2019

Governor Jay Inslee proclaims Nursing Now week

Feb.18-22, 2019, will be Nursing Now Week in Washington


February 15, 2019

UW School of Nursing Kicks Off Nursing Now Initiative

The UW School of Nursing is working with the state of Washington and other community partners to launch the Nursing Now Initiative here in Washington. The school is also a co-lead in launching Nursing Now in the United States.


February 4, 2019

WHO endorses 2020 as Year of the Nurse & Midwife

2020 will be the ‘Year of the Nurse and Midwife’.


January 18, 2019

Dr. Wendy Barrington Receives Martin Luther King 2019 Community Service Award

Learn more about one of our amazing faculty members, Wendy Barrington.


January 8, 2019

Josephine Ensign’s new book awarded the second place in the 2018 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Creative writing

Congratulations to Department of Psychosocial and Community Health Professor Josephine Ensign!


November 29, 2018

Drs. Kohler and Gimbel will share their frontline stories of Global Health

Join them at the lecture and learn about the Global Health Crisis from their first-hand experiences


November 10, 2018

Cynthia Dougherty receives American Heart Association’s Katharine A. Lembright Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics Professor Cindy Dougherty!


November 9, 2018

Nursing alum receives Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award

One of our amazing Husky Nurses alumna has been awarded the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award


November 8, 2018

Teresa Ward, newly inducted American Academy of Nursing fellow

Read more about one of our amazing faculty members, Teresa Ward.


November 7, 2018

Meet our students: Tiffane Staley

Learn more about one of our amazing Husky Nurse DNP students.


November 5, 2018

October 2018 news and awards

Faculty and student awards and news for October 2018.


November 2, 2018

Professor Teresa Ward and four alumnae to be inducted as Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Press release on newly inducted AAN fellows.


October 29, 2018

Partnering with Full Life Care

Read about the impact one of our clinical faculty is making a difference with one of our community partners.


Lasting Memories Lead to Nursing Scholarships

Read more about outstanding donors Mike and Hilda Brock who established Frances Brock Templeton Endowed Scholarship Fund to support students.


October 24, 2018

Elaine Walsh and nurse resiliency

Read more about Professor Elaine Walsh and her work with nurse resiliency.


October 17, 2018

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars

Read more about these exceptional Husky Nurses!


October 15, 2018

Announcing the 2018 Clinical Preceptors of the Year

We are proud of the clinical preceptors who precept and mentor advanced practice nursing students.


October 8, 2018

Initiative supports launch of Pacific Rim Clinical Emergency Preparedness Research Network

Sarah Gimbel and Pamela Kohler organize Pacific Rim Clinical Emergency Preparedness Research Network.


October 3, 2018

Training for Parents Referred to CPS Improves Toddler’s Physiological Regulation

Monica Oxford led a study on a training program entitled Promoting First Relationships.


October 2, 2018

August/September news and awards

George Washington Statue

August and September news, awards and media mentions.


September 28, 2018

Pam Kohler Co-PI on study to prevent, treat HIV among adolescents in poor countries

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Read more about Pam Kohler’s research project.


School of Nursing celebrates 100 years!

School of Nursing celebrates 100 years!


September 24, 2018

Life expectancies — and expectations for healthy aging — on the rise

Members of the Healthy Aging Research Network have been researching factors affecting how long Americans will live, ways to stay as healthy as possible, and how best to make extended years quality years.


September 19, 2018

New concurrent graduate degree program for nurses with focus on population, global health

Nurses and nurse-scientists interested in advanced multi-disciplinary training for population and global health practice can now apply for a new concurrent degree program.


September 13, 2018

Assistant Professor Jennifer Sonney Selected as Early Career Nurse Scientist

Mount Rainier

Assistant Professor Jennifer Sonney was selected by Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science as one of six outstanding early career nurse scientists.


September 12, 2018

New Office of Technology, Learning, and Innovation Created

The School is integrating Continuing Nursing Education, the Nursing Simulation Center and the Learning and Innovation Technologies under one office to be titled the Office of Technology, Learning, and Innovation.


August 30, 2018

Video on the Doorway Project

King5 video on The Doorway Project.


August 27, 2018

Dr. Josephine Ensign talks homelessness on Seattle Growth Podcast

Josephone Ensign

Dr. Josephine Ensign discusses her experience with homelessness.


August 23, 2018

Nursing researchers improve a floating community in the Amazon

This interdisciplinary project benefits from the expertise of many, with team members from six different disciplines including nursing.


August 22, 2018

Meet our students: Isabel Stewart

“I love the intellectual and emotional challenges presented in nursing, but being a part of the nursing profession will give me the opportunity to practice both as a nurse and as an educator,” said Stewart.


August 20, 2018

Student volunteers help expand UW’s outreach to homeless youth

Student involvement has helped expand reach to UW’s The Doorway Project.


August 16, 2018

School of Nursing Receives Evaluation Award by Best Starts For Kids

Teens holding Best Starts for Kids signs

Seattle and King County’s Best Starts for Kids awarded the School of Nursing and the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice $400,000 to evaluate the program implementation of 10 organizations.


August 14, 2018

Wendy Barrington, assistant professor is named to the Population Health Initiative executive council

Wendy Barrington is among five new faculty who have been named to the 30-member Population Health Initiative executive council by President Ana Mari Cauce.


August 13, 2018

Meet our students: Shelley Brandstetter

“The University of Washington has such an excellent reputation. I hope to work in global health and pediatric primary care,” said Brandstetter.


August 10, 2018

Susan McCurry, researcher co-authored latest research on Alzheimer’s

Susan McCurry co-authored and worked on latest research on link between certain eye conditions and the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.


July 31, 2018

July awards and news

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UW School of Nursing news, awards and media mentions.


July 30, 2018

Two UW School of Nursing faculty elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to two faculty members who were elected to the Washington State of Academy Sciences.


July 25, 2018

2018 UW Nurse Camp

King5 news coverage on Nurse Camp.


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