1. UW-Superior receives $35,000 grant for speaker series on civic, public health during a pandemic

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    The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Center for Community Engaged Learning has received a $35,000 grant from the Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership to host a speaker series titled, “Bridging Civic and Public Health […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire Dean Linda Young inducted into American Academy of Nursing class of 2020 fellows

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    Dr. Linda Young, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, is among the national nursing leaders selected to be part of the […]

  3. Grant to fund new UW-Eau Claire certificate in humanities, health research

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    The global pandemic has provided insight into how human behavior affects critical health care decisions, says Dr. Louisa Rice, professor and chair of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s history department. […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic and community makers working together to produce face shields for local hospitals

    Photo of Dr. Doug Dunham, a professor of materials science and engineering and director of UW-Eau Claire’s Materials Science and Engineering Center

    When medical workers everywhere — including the Chippewa Valley — began pleading for more personal protective equipment as they battle COVID-19, Dr. Doug Dunham knew UW-Eau Claire’s Materials Science and […]

  5. UW-Milwaukee researcher is taking a clean look: Examining the toxicity of new antibacterial additives to hand soaps

    Photo of Hongbo Ma, an associate professor of environmental health sciences in the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at UW-Milwaukee

    Hongbo Ma used to think antibacterial soap was her friend – or, at the very least, her ally – if she thought of it at all. Ma, an associate professor […]

  6. UW-Oshkosh alumnus moves forward, gives back

    Photo of UW-Oshkosh alumnus Patrick Gaughan, Class of ’71, in Central Africa working with Smile Train in his second career as a registered nurse.

      UW-Oshkosh alumnus Patrick Gaughan, Class of ’71, is taking lifelong learning seriously. After a 28-year career in public service with the city of Jacksonville, Florida, he returned to school […]

  7. New UW-Madison nursing immersion program offers students hands-on experience at respite camp

    Photo of new UW-Madison nursing immersion program, which offers students meaningful, hands-on experience at respite camp

    A new summer immersion program at UW-Madison helps prepare nursing students to provide services for people with a broad spectrum of disabilities. Students in the summer respite camp meet with […]

  8. DNA research paves career path to Marshfield lab for UW-Stevens Point students

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    UW-Stevens Point students not only learn useful information in a molecular biology course, they also conduct research for PreventionGenetics, a genetics testing laboratory in Marshfield. This gives students valuable research […]

  9. Got a bachelor’s? UW-Madison nursing degree could be just 12 months away

    Photo of Aniqueka Scott, 33, who was educated in Mexico, worked in Haiti, and plans to practice nursing in Madison after graduation. PHOTO BY ALEXANDER ANDRÉ

    In May, UW-Madison’s School of Nursing marked the first graduates of its new accelerated bachelor’s of science in nursing program. Thirty-two students graduated from the one-year program that offers a […]

  10. Veteran finds passion in career change from military to healthcare

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    U.S. Army veteran Justin Rathkamp realized his dream to help fellow veterans after a career change to health care. This busy husband and father appreciated the flexibility offered by a […]