News Articles

October 20, 2020

Filipino and Filipino American Nurses in the United States

Filipinos nurses have a long history in the United States and play a vital role in our healthcare system.


September 30, 2020

Meet our new faculty

We’re excited to have new Husky Nurse faculty – learn more about them.


September 28, 2020

2020 King County Nurses Association Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our #HuskyNurses


September 10, 2020

COVID-19 population health equity research grants

School of Nursing Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Tamsin Lee, DAOM, AEMP is on a research team to explore the use of online peer-support for Black and Asian American adults.


September 1, 2020

UW nursing students, alumni to compete for prestigious dementia care scholarship

The UW School of Nursing has been selected as the first academic partner in the United States to bestow the Queen Silvia Nursing Award (QSNA) for dementia care.


August 19, 2020

Return to the Sim Center

How is the UW School of Nursing safely re-opening the Simulation Center for faculty and students this upcoming year?


August 12, 2020

Meet PhD student Andrea Cabrera

Andrea, is a PhD student and is one of the inaugural students for Latino Center for Health inaugural Student Scholars Fellowship Program.


Racism is a Public Health Crisis

Listen to Paw’d Defiance podcast with HuskyNurse professors Wendy Barrington and UW Tacoma professor Sharon Laing.


August 3, 2020

Liz Bridges, President of American Association of Critical Care Nurses

Watch the video of Husky Nurse faculty Liz Bridges unveiling the this year’s theme for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses


Husky Nurse alumna named to Nurse-Family Partnership Board of Directors

Bobbie Berkowitz, BSN ’72, MN ’81 has been appointed to the Nurse-Family Partnership Board


July 23, 2020

Congratulations to Western Institute of Nursing Award Recipients

We’re proud of our outstanding Husky Nurses who received WIN awards.


July 21, 2020

Nurse Symposium 2020

More than 30 high school students attended our Nursing Symposium.


July 13, 2020

Husky Nurses featured in WCN newsletter

Read more about Husky Nurses Rikki Peck and Judy Lazarus.


July 7, 2020

Dr. Rebecca O’Connor Selected as UC Davis Health Fellow Nurse Leader

Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca O’Connor who was selected as a 11 UC Davis Health Betty Irene Moore Fellow Nurse Leader


June 13, 2020

Happy Birthday!

Read more about Rachael Suggs Pitts, BSN ’56 and founding member of the Mary Mahoney Professional Nurses Organization.


June 1, 2020

May News and Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for May 2020.


In person clinical trainings resume

Thanks to the swift response of School of Nursing leadership and generous support from various donors, students have resumed in person clinicals.


May 4, 2020

Husky 100 Announced

Congratulations to three of our Husky Nurses who have named as Husky 100


May 1, 2020

April News and Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for April 2020.


April 17, 2020

UW Nursing students help with Coronavirus efforts virtually

Our nursing students are fielding over 800 calls a day answering questions about coronavirus.


April 16, 2020

UW nursing students join frontline efforts to battle COVID-19

The UW School of Nursing has partnered with Public Health–Seattle & King County to give students opportunities to join frontline efforts to meet health needs and treat patients.


April 15, 2020

Personal Experience to Practice: Protecting Healthcare Workers from Violence

Katie, PhD in Nursing Science writes about her experiences in workplace violence and her road to recovery.


April 14, 2020

KIRO-7 features School of Nursing students

Our nursing students are helping at the COVID-19 Seattle King County Public Health call center.


April 1, 2020

March News and Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for March 2020.


March 9, 2020

COVID-19 crisis shows cracks in underfunded public health

UW School of Nursing Professor, Betty Bekemeier, comments in a recent Seattle Times op-ed.


March 4, 2020

Living in Hong Kong with Covid-19 outbreak

One of our BSN alumna is in Hong Kong and shares her experiences with the COVID-19 outbreak.


Meet our students

Read about one of our amazing BSN students!


March 3, 2020

Premera Blue Cross teams with the UW to establish rural nursing program

Premera Blue Cross, a leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, today announced a $4.7 million grant to the University of Washington to establish the Rural Nursing Health Initiative to place current students in rural practices in Washington state.


March 2, 2020

UW and Coronavirus preparations

Hands making the W shape

Executive Dean Emami’s post on coronavirus and UW compiled a page with information.


February News and Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for February 2020.


February 27, 2020

Congratulations to Distinguished Staff Awards Nominees

Congratulations to the staff nominated for the UW Distinguished Staff Awards. They were recognized at the Distinguished staff nomination reception on February 25th.


Fighting the Opioid Crisis By Improving Access to WA Database

Washington State is addressing the opioid crisis by leveraging state and federal resources to reduce the harms of opioid misuse, including an initiative to improve access to the state’s Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP).


February 19, 2020

Meet our students

Learn more about one of our outstanding DNP Population Health students!


February 3, 2020

Op-ed from Dean Emerita Dr. Nancy Fugate Woods

Read more about Dr. Woods’s op-ed on the Increasing Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act (S.283/H.R.2693)


January News and Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for January 2020.


January 24, 2020

Endowed Faculty Fellowship Awards in Health Informatics and Symptom Science Announced

Congratulations to Dr. Donna Berry and Dr. Jennifer Sonney who were selected as the inaugural recipients of these endowed fellowships.


January 23, 2020

Congratulations to PhD Student, Karl Cristie Figuracion

Karl Cristie Figuracion, first year PhD student and a pre-doctoral trainee on the Omics and Symptom Science Training Grant was awarded the Puget Sound Oncology Nursing Society Academic Scholarship.


January 7, 2020

Seattle Public School Nurses and Student Health Services selected as UW Health Sciences MLK, Jr. Service Award.

Seattle Public School Nurses and Student Health Services was selected as UW School of Nursing recipient for UW Health Sciences Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award.


January 2, 2020

December 2019 News and Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for December 2019.


December 2, 2019

November News and Awards

Faculty, student and staff awards and news for November 2019.


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