News Category: Graduate

Fall 2021 Light the Lamp Pinning Ceremony

Oct. 20, 2021

On Friday, October 1st, 2021, the School of Nursing celebrated the Fall 2021​ Light the Lamp Pinning Ceremony. The ceremony honored our nursing students entering clinical settings in a pinning ceremony promoting humanistic, patient-centered care.

Honesto, Transparente y Empático: Mobile Vaccination Clinics Reach Austin-Area Hispanic Communities

Oct. 18, 2021

On a recent hot afternoon, residents of an Austin-area apartment complex are slowly driving through the parking lot with windows rolled down so a team of UT Austin School of Nursing faculty and students and other volunteers can administer the COVID-19 vaccine into the proffered arms.

Three University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing students awarded grant from Jonas Philanthropies

Sept. 3, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas — Three UT Austin nursing doctoral students have been selected for the 2021–2023 Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare scholar cohort. As such, they are among 76 of the nation’s most promising doctoral nursing scholars who are addressing the country’s most pressing health care challenges, according to Jonas Philanthropies.


Gone to Nursing 2021!

Sept. 1, 2021

On Tuesday, August 24th, 2021, the School of Nursing welcomed both incoming undergraduate and graduate students with our own "Gone to Nursing" program. Students were able to meet with new classmates, current students, and the School of Nursing faculty and staff. They were able to connect with various Nursing student organizations and celebrate the beginning of the school year in a casual and fun way.

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

May 24, 2021

On Friday, May 21st, 2021, the School of Nursing hosted a Graduate Recognition Moment in honor of the graduating Class of 2021. The School of Nursing community is excited to honor your achievements and celebrate this moment with your friends and family.

Celebrating National Nurses Week: May 6-12, 2021

May 6, 2021

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing celebrates National Nurses Week by highlighting a few of our alumni, students, and instructors who have heard and responded to the call of our profession amid challenging times. Read more about these leaders below and join us in our celebration of these everyday heroes.

National Nurses Week 2021: Spotlights

May 6, 2021

Read about Teresa ‘Tess’ Berndt, Dr. Tracie Roseberry, Brenda Olmos, Olubukayo ‘Bukayo’ Akinyemi, Isadora Fox, Dr. Amanda J. Simonton, Lucy Parker, Kate Hanley, Sabrina Kones, and Rachel Alhanti.


Teresa ‘Tess’ Berndt

Best Graduate Schools: School of Nursing ranked 21 overall in graduate programs

April 5, 2021

The latest edition of “Best Graduate Schools” from U.S. News & World Report once again ranks The University of Texas at Austin as one of the top public universities in the nation based on the depth and bread of its graduate programs.

Faculty Serve in Kenya During the Pandemic

March 26, 2021

In addition to education, skills, and experience, nursing faculty need to be nimble, resourceful, and able to change directions quickly.

Critical Care Nurse Shortage During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Call for Nurse Anesthesia Students to Bedside

Feb. 10, 2021

By Tonychris Nnaka

Tonychris Nnaka, MPH, RN is an Associate Manager of Critical Care Unit at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas Texas and a nursing PhD student from the School of Nursing at the University of Texas at Austin.