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Recognition, Achievements & Awards: Assistant professor to present at professional association’s national conference

Posted: May 17, 2016

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing believes it is important to honor and celebrate our faculty, alumni and students and their achievements in and contributions to scholarship, research and service. This catalog of honor is one way we say “Thank you” for the diligence and integrity they display through their work each and every day.

Undergraduate Student Research Projects 2016

Posted: May 10, 2016

Research is at the core of both the School of Nursing and The University of Texas at Austin mission statements, and as such is fundamental to our purpose. The research performed by School of Nursing students prepares our graduates to be the future of nursing research. We are proud to highlight a selection of student research here.

School of Nursing and Austin-Area Community Groups to Improve Local Health Disparities

Posted: April 20, 2016

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing and community partners Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman (MSVW) and the Alliance for African American Health in Central Texas (AAAHCT) will collaborate on projects designed to address health care inequalities after receiving two six-year grants totaling more than $3 million from the City of Austin.

Incorporating Dignity for the Aging into Health Care: Game helps student nurses understand how to care for older patients

Posted: April 15, 2016

You’ve heard it before: The population is aging, and the United States needs more health care professionals to care for the needs of a changing demographic.

School of Nursing's Center for Transdisciplinary Collaborative Research in Self-Management Science (TCRSS) Hosted Recent Event to Address Health Disparities

Posted: April 4, 2016

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing and School of Social Work hosted a forum on March 29 at Huston-Tillotson University to promote health equity in Central Texas.

Experts Gather to Discuss Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment: School of Nursing student attends international conference to present study results

Posted: March 21, 2016

Earlier this month, researchers, clinicians and scientists traveled to Amsterdam to discuss the effects of disease and treatment on the cognitive abilities of cancer survivors at the 5th biennial International Cognition and Cancer Taskforce meeting.

Faculty Member Research Published in Journal is Featured in Podcast

Posted: Feb. 16, 2016

Karen E. Johnson, PhD, RN, and assistant professor at the School of Nursing, was featured in the February 2016 issue of The Journal of School Nursing and interviewed for podcast posted on the journal’s website.

Texas Nursing Students Give a Heartfelt Thank You

Posted: Feb. 11, 2016

The School of Nursing is grateful for our donors all throughout the year! Here is a little extra Valentine’s week love from our students to show that the gifts of our friends and alums do make a difference.

Encounters with Life, Death and Hope in a Picture Gallery: Nursing professor introduces students to some of life’s big questions

Posted: Jan. 25, 2016

Of the many eye-opening and life-changing educational opportunities that help students at The University of Texas at Austin develop creative and critical thinking, few go wider and deeper than Signature Courses, which introduce first-year students to the university’s academic community and a range of compelling challenges.

Nursing Students Enrolling in Certificate Programs Now Eligible for Federal Aid

Posted: Jan. 20, 2016

The U.S. Department of Education has approved federal aid for advanced practice students in post-masters of science in nursing certificate programs. Students who enroll in these programs for the fall 2016 semester and beyond will be eligible for the funding.

"Have You Ever Served in the Military?": Helping Veterans Get the Health Care They Need — and Deserve

Posted: Jan. 7, 2016

One of the most challenging issues for civilian health care providers is to identify veterans and help them understand what resources are available for their care and treatment.