Impacting Milwaukee

When you are on the brink of change and soon realize you want to make a greater impact on others you must act on it. For alumnus Andy Hargarten, the decision to contribute in a greater way to the community… Read More

Spring into Good Health

Education and prevention; these concepts keep our communities healthy. UWM undergraduate nursing students at Silver Spring Community Nursing Center and Vicki Swaney, Clinical Instructor worked together with Jean Bell-Calvin, Nursing Center Director and a number of community partners to coordinate… Read More

Research Chair studies germ-busting robot

The quiet robot’s name is Nikki, which means, fittingly enough, “to clean” in Hebrew. It’s a new addition to Milwaukee’s Jewish Home and Care Center, and though it’s only 3 1/2 feet tall, its disinfecting skills have played a big… Read More

Saving Babies

The numbers are stark. Research shows that black infants across the United States are more than twice as likely as white infants to die in their first year, regardless of their parents’ socioeconomic status. To counter those dire statistics, College… Read More

Mom. Wife. Nurse. Volunteer. Servant.

Lizzie Dellemann (’11) is like many of our 9,000+ nursing alumni – she juggles a variety of responsibilities daily, all of which relate to helping others. As a mother of four children, Lizzie is a Neuro Intensive Care Unit RN… Read More

BSN@Home program receives award

The BSN@Home program, an online bachelor’s degree-completion program that provides a flexible distance learning option to busy registered nurses (RNs), is celebrating its 20-year anniversary. In 1996, the University of Wisconsin-Extension partnered with nursing programs at five UW institutions—UW-Eau Claire,… Read More