As part of UWM’s long-term strategic planning, several UWM schools and colleges are being realigned. The process is underway and will be effective July 1, 2023.
Learn more about how the realignment will impact the College of Nursing.

Seeking 2022-2023 DAISY Award nominations

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

UWM students take health care to the community

UWM’s Community Health and Wellness Center within the House of Peace is one of two centers where students are serving the community, gaining experience in the field and collecting data for research that addresses health disparities facing many Black Milwaukeeans…. Read more

A Community of Scholars

Students have many options when pursuing a PhD degree, including varying plans of study, research mentors, cost, and time to degree. However, as the discipline of nursing continues to evolve, so does the process of engaging in research and scholarship…. Read more

Journey to Becoming a Nurse

Serena Lee, from Green Bay, Wisconsin, started at UWM in 2018 to pursue her undergraduate nursing degree. Lee was drawn to UW-Milwaukee because it was the perfect distance from her hometown and the campus displayed diversity and support for first-generation… Read more

Woehrle Honored with Prestigious Award at ASA

Lynne Woehrle, Associate Professor and Sustainable Peacebuilding Program Director was awarded by the American Sociological Association (ASA) the 2022 Section on Peace, War and Social Conflict’s Robin M. Williams Award for Distinguished Contributions to Scholarship, Teaching, and Service. This award… Read more

Violence Against Women Resources

UW-Milwaukee nursing faculty, staff and students are actively collaborating with many organizations in Milwaukee to address access to resources and disparities related to violence against Black and Brown women. In the last year, Milwaukee has witnessed an extreme increase of… Read more

Polfuss selected as fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Michele Polfuss, associate professor of nursing at UWM, has been selected to be a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. The 2022 inductees will be recognized at the academy’s annual Health Policy Conference in October. Read more about Polfuss… Read more

Retirement Farewells

UWM College of Nursing is wishing several employees a very happy retirement!  This spring and summer, the College celebrates the following individuals on their well-earned retirements. Tim Ehlinger, William Collins Kohler chair in systems change and peacebuilding and associate professor… Read more