News Articles

June 9, 2023

Announcing Endowed Professorships

We’re pleased to announced appointments to three endowed professorships.

June 8, 2023

Meet Some of Our Class of 2023 Students

We’re so proud of our Husky Nurse class of 2023 students! Some of graduating students answered questions about favorite moments, inspiration for pursuing nursing, advice for future students, and next steps.

June 1, 2023

Q & A with the 2022 Queen Silvia Nursing Award recipient

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“I loved meeting people all over the world who are working with QSNA to brig solutions to caring for those with dementia. Hopefully in the future I can also be participating in the capabilities of helping in this endeavor from a giving perspective.”

May 30, 2023

May News & Awards

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

May 19, 2023

Congratulations UW School of Nursing WSNA Awardees!

Congratulations to the UW School of Nursing faculty and students who were recognized at the WSNA conference today! Nurse Researcher Award Professor Monica McLemore Leadership and Management Award Affiliate Instructor Albert Munanga

May 8, 2023

UW ACTIONS aims to deliver needed abortion care training

UW School of Nursing Professor Monica McLemore spoke about the UW Abortion Care Training Incubator of Outstanding Nurse Scholars (ACTIONS) program in a recent KOMO Channel 4 News story.

May 1, 2023

Dr. Monica McLemore Selected as Interim Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The interim appointment is effective 07/01/23 and contingent on UW Board of Regents approval.

April 26, 2023

April News & Awards

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

April 25, 2023

US News & World Report 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools

U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Graduate Schools rankings released. The UW School of Nursing held the No. 1 overall ranking for a public school offering a doctor of nursing practice program.

April 3, 2023

Azita Emami named dean of Yale School of Nursing

Executive Dean Azita Emami will become the next dean of the Yale School of Nursing starting August 1, 2023.

March 31, 2023

Dr. Butch de Castro appointed Dean of Seattle University School of Nursing

Dr. Butch de Castro, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has accepted the position of Dean at the Seattle University College of Nursing effective July 1, 2023.

March 28, 2023

Announcing Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Dr. Tatiana Sadak has been offered and has accepted an appointment as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle.

March News & Awards

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

March 14, 2023

Meet Some of Our 2023 Graduating Doctor of Nursing Practice Students

Meet some of our incredible 2023 graduating DNP students and learn about their projects.

Congratulations Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduates Class of 2023!

School and DNP track leadership shared a few words for the graduating students.

February 21, 2023

February News & Awards

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

February 13, 2023

New UW program aims to expand training for abortion providers

Three UW reproductive health experts hope to bridge a gap in the country’s abortion training landscape, which has historically excluded advanced practice clinicians like nurse practitioners and midwives.

February 8, 2023

New faculty endowed professorship and fellowship appointments

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Congratulations to the University of Washington nursing faculty for their recent appointments to an endowed professorship or fellowship by the UW Board of Regents.

February 1, 2023

2022 Nurses of Influence Awardees

Meet our 2022 Nurses of Influence, five exceptional individuals who have shown dedication, leadership, and commitment to advancing nursing both locally and globally.

January 30, 2023

Celebrating 20 Years: Eli Almo’s tenure as board chair

We celebrate 20 years of Eli Almo’s exemplary service as board chair for the UW School of Nursing Advisory Board, as he steps down from the role.

January 24, 2023

January News & Awards

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

January 12, 2023

Frankie T. Manning Honored with Lifetime Impact Award

Longtime supporter and friend of the School of Nursing, Frankie T. Manning, was honored by the Washington Center for Nursing with the Lifetime Impact Award.

December 23, 2022

Announcing 2022 Queen Silvia Nursing Award Winner

UW School of Nursing student Juana Gallegos has been selected as the second United States recipient of the UW Queen Silvia Nursing Award (UWQSNA) for dementia care.   

December 16, 2022

Thank You to Dr. Margaret (Peg) Heitkemper

After more than 25 years, Dr. Margaret (Peg) Heitkemper is stepping away from her duties as chair of the School of Nursing’s Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics.

November 29, 2022

November News & Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for November 2022.

October 31, 2022

October News and Awards

Faculty, student and alumni accomplishments for October 2022.

October 28, 2022

American Academy of Nursing 2023

Congratulations to the UW School of Nursing faculty and alumni who are being inducted into the American Academy of Nursing 2022 Class of Fellows this week!

2021-2022 Clinical Preceptors of the Year

We’re proud to announce our outstanding 2021-2022 Clinical Preceptors of the Year!

October 6, 2022

Joint Statement on the 2022 Iran Protests

Joint Statement on the 2022 Iran Protests from the University of Washington Schools of Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Dentistry

October 3, 2022

Specificity helps when describing heart symptoms

UW School of Nursing Assistant Professor Megan Streur, shares how to discuss hearth symptoms with health care providers in a recent UW Medicine piece.

September 29, 2022

Fulfilling a dream: Meet Harborview pediatric nurse Kristin Jones

Kristin Jones ABSN ’19 share her story and road to nursing.

September 27, 2022

Q and A with 2021 Queen Silvia Nursing Award Michael Drake

“Winning the Queen Silvia Nursing Award has been an experience of a lifetime.”

Congratulations 2022 KCNA Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations to these outstanding UW School of Nursing students who received 2022 awards from the King County Nurses Association!

September 26, 2022

Meet our new faculty

We welcome our new faculty, instructors and teaching associates this autumn quarter!

September 23, 2022

UW systems experts put health of kids at the center as King County seeks to reach ‘zero youth detention’

University of Washington researchers like Professor Sarah Gimbel are working to help address major systemic challenges in how young people engage with health care.

August 29, 2022

Celebrating nursing research with the Queen Silvia Nursing Award Winner in Sweden

Executive Dean, Azita Emami, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Tatiana Sadak, will be joining Michael Drake, BSN ‘22, for a celebratory recognition in Sweden this week.

August 18, 2022

NAPNAP Announces Dr. Jennifer Sonney as 2022-2023 President

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Dr. Jennifer Sonney has assumed the office of president of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners for the 2022-2023 term.

July 27, 2022

Faculty Receive Award for Publication

Congratulations to co-authors from the UW School of Nursing and UW Center for Teaching & Learning for receiving an award for the paper, “Addressing Positionality Within Case-Based Learning to Mitigate Systemic Racism in Health Care”.

July 26, 2022

UW Nursing Faculty and Alumni selected as part of the 2022 American Academy of Nursing Fellows

Congratulations to the new 2022 fellows!

July 15, 2022

Executive Dean Azita Emami elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to our Executive Dean Azita Emami for being elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences!

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