News Articles

October 22, 2021

Announcing 2020-2021 Clinical Preceptors of the Year

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Clinical Preceptors of the Year!


October 20, 2021

Congratulations to 2021 WSNF scholarship recipients

Three #HuskyNurses were recipients of the Washington State Nurses Foundation (WSNF) scholarships.


October 14, 2021

Eliminating health disparities in the Latinx community

Liliana Palacios BSN ’16 and DNP ’23 works with the Latinx community as President of WW-NAHN.


October 13, 2021

Home Visiting Program Benefits New Mothers

Mothers considered at risk of postnatal depression were found to benefit from a parent-child home visiting program, a recent study from the University of Washington School of Nursing found.


Congratulations to our #HuskyNurse Faculty

Announcing our faculty promotions for this academic year!


October 8, 2021

2021 Washington State Nursing Association Recognition Awards

Congratulations to our #HuskyNurse faculty who are recipients of the 2021 Washington State Nursing Association Recognition Awards.


October 6, 2021

Congratulations to these outstanding #HuskyNurses!

Read more about this year’s American Academy of Nursing fellows and Living Legends and FNINR awards.


October 5, 2021

Meet our new faculty

Welcome to our new lecturers and faculty members!


September 30, 2021

Making a difference in the farmworker community

Read more about Karissa Sanchez-Valdivia who is a public health nurse in Yakima.


September 15, 2021

UW #1 Public Nursing School Offering a BSN

U.S. News & World Report announced that the University of Washington’s bachelor of science program in nursing (BSN) is tied for #2 as the country’s best program and ranked #1 among public universities. This ranking reflects the excellence of our BSN programs at all three UW campuses. Learn more.


September 7, 2021

School nurse shortage is more apparent

Associate Professor Mayumi Willgerodt working paper is cited in an article about the school nurse shortage.


September 1, 2021

#HuskyNurse selected for National Graduate Student Nursing Association’s Leadership Council

Read more about PhD student Melissa Vera.


August 30, 2021

Nursing Symposium 2021

Learn more about a student’s experience at this year’s Nursing Symposium.


August 6, 2021

Two Husky Nurses featured on Q13

BSN student Lyndsy Vasquez and Associate Professor Tatiana Sadak were featured on Q13.


August 5, 2021

Wound Seminar: A Collaborative Approach to Wound Care

Foreground text states Wound Seminar 2021.

Join us for our new Wound Seminar to hear expert presentations, access evidence-based resources, and collaborate with other wound care professionals.


July 12, 2021

Dr. Wendy Barrington is one of the 2021 Distinguished Teachers of the Year

One year into remote learning, Dr. Wendy Barrington kept class as fresh and relevant as ever.


June 1, 2021

WHO Chief Nursing Officer Keynote Speaker for Nursing Convocation

Joining us this year as our 2021 Convocation keynote speaker is Elizabeth Iro, Chief Nursing Officer of the World Health Organization.


May 27, 2021

Husky Nurse Awarded Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare Grant

Congratulations to PhD Student Karl Cristie Figuracion!


May 21, 2021

Congratulations to Butch de Castro

Butch de Castro has been awarded the Extra Mile Award.


May 19, 2021

Endowment Established in Honor of Hayes Retirement

“Patty’s leadership in population health and innovative approach to building healthy communities are internationally recognized.”


May 15, 2021

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Read more about resources, events, and articles surrounding the Asian American Pacific Islander community.


May 12, 2021

Congratulations to Washington State Nurses Association Awardees!

Every year Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA) recognizes members who have made signif­i­cant contri­bu­tions in nursing practice, leader­ship, educa­tion and research. 


May 11, 2021

Congratulations to King County Nurses Association Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our #huskynurse students who have been awarded scholarships from King County Nurses Association!


May 6, 2021

Dean Azita Emami’s ‘insider–outsider’ perspective shapes her UW School of Nursing leadership

“Whatever I do, whether professionally or personally in my life, it’s very deeply and strongly impacted by my identity as an immigrant,”


May 5, 2021

Congratulations to Kerryn Reding

Associate Professor Kerryn Reding has received a 2021 SWOG/Hope Foundation Impact Award and also co-authored an American Heart Association Position Paper which has been published.


May 4, 2021

Dementia Research Published in Journal of Gerontology: Medical Science

Associate Professor OIeg Zaslavsky’s research on dementia was published in Journal of Gerontology: Medical Science.


April 30, 2021

Governor Inslee declares May to be Nurses Month

For the second year in a row, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee has declared May to be Nurses Month


April 16, 2021

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Jennifer Sonney

Professor Jennifer Sonney was elected as President-elect for the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.


April 15, 2021

Thank You to Salal Credit Union for Supporting Nurse Camp

“Healthcare has always been an important area of support for our organization and we wanted to find a new way to continue our contribution to the local nursing community,” said Matt Vance, President of Marketing & Product Development at Salal Credit Union.


April 11, 2021

UW School of Nursing mourns the passing of Rachel Suggs Pitts

Ms. Rachel Suggs Pitts, BSN alumna of the University of Washington School of Nursing, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021.


April 9, 2021

Antiracism Learning Day 2021

The UW School of Nursing recently held an Antiracism Learning Day for faculty, staff, students, and practice partners from the three campuses.


Perinatal patients, nurses explain how hospital pandemic policies failed them

Molly Altman is lead author of the study and assistant professor in the UW School of Nursing.


April 7, 2021

Health Affairs Blog post

Professor Betty Bekemeier reflects on the gaps in information about the public health delivery system in a recent Health Affairs Blog.


April 6, 2021

Magnuson Scholar 2021 – Tao Zheng

“I am committed to generate ideas, strategies, and new knowledge on how to optimize patient outcomes.”


April 1, 2021

Clinical Nursing Students Serve the Community

Nursing students in NCLIN 409 (Population Health Through Community Health Nursing Partnerships) learn public health nursing skills by working directly with community organizations across the Puget Sound region


March 31, 2021

Student Spotlight – Daniela Leon

“I chose nursing because I like the critical thinking it takes, the impact I can make on patients, and helping others. “


March 30, 2021

UW Ranked #1 Among Public Nursing Schools

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 15, 2021

Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduates Class of 2021

Congratulations to our Doctor of Nursing Practice graduates who completed their final projects.


March 3, 2021

Student Spotlight – Neal Cragg

“Nursing is a profession of strong ethics, fierce advocacy, emotional depth and powerful patient stories.”


February 26, 2021

BSN students prepare meals for homeless teens

“Teen Feed is a great opportunity to serve the community and help teens get a warm meal.”


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