Thank you to our preceptors!

We are so grateful for these preceptors – without them, we could not give the exemplary education our future nurses deserve! Happy Nurses Week! First Last First Last First  Last First Last First Last Sadat Abiri Melissa Eilbes Jeffrey Langlieb… Read More

UWM Scholars Represented at 2021 MNRS

Congratulations to the UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing faculty and students who are presenting and receiving awards at the 2021 Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) online conference Wednesday, March 24 – Saturday, March 27, 2021. If you are registered to attend… Read More

Preceptor Highlight: Melissa Reuter

When asked to precept students, what’s a typical response, “I’m not sure I’m ready.” Melissa Reuter wants to share, “you probably feel like you aren’t ready because you don’t know everything, but that is not something you need to wait… Read More

One degree, three options

RN to BS in Nursing

Many people cringe when they think about going back to school. They are already working a full-time job, are possibly parents, and already feel overwhelmed with responsibilities and commitments. RN’s are no different. In fact, RN’s likely feel a little… Read More

Nominate an Instructor for the DAISY Award

What Is The DAISY Faculty Award? The DAISY Foundation, as part of its service to the nursing profession’s role in patient care, established The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty (includes clinical teaching staff as well). The purpose of this… Read More

Preceptor Highlight: Dr. Deborah Boateng

Dr. Deborah Boateng (UWM ‘ 16), originally from Ghana, retrained as a nurse after moving to the United States because she has a passion for helping others. Within a few years, she pursued her Doctor of Nursing Practice at UW-Milwaukee… Read More

UWM Nursing Student Association Baby Supply Drive

During the fall semester, the Nursing Student Association (NSA) brainstormed ways to give back to the community and form relationships with nonprofit organizations in the area.  They decided on organizing a fundraiser in support of the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center… Read More

College of Nursing faculty receive Excellence in Nursing Awards


CON Faculty Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu and Michele Polfuss were featured in the December issue of Milwaukee Magazine as awardees in its very first Excellence in Nursing Awards, launched in collaboration with the Wisconsin Nurses Association. The awards recognize the area’s top nurses… Read More