News Category: Graduate

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. 

Despite Convenience, Electric Scooters Have Serious Associated Cost Burdens

Dec. 17, 2020

Sure, they’re a quick and convenient solution to getting around congested cities, but e-scooters — dockless electrically powered scooters — often come with a host of problems, some of which can carry a hefty price tag. In one three-month study in Austin, the total cost burden was over $600,000. Based on these numbers, the annual charges for e-scooter injuries could come to around $4 million.

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Dec. 15, 2020

On Saturday, December 5th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (CST), the School of Nursing hosted a virtual ceremony in honor of the graduating Class of 2020. The School of Nursing community is excited to honor your achievements and celebrate this moment with your friends and family. Watch the virtual convocation ceremony.

Announcing our new Post-Master’s Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate

Sept. 29, 2020

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is pleased to announce a new Post-Master’s Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate. This program is offered in partnership with Dell Children's Medical Center. Applications are being accepted now through November 1, 2020. The first semester of the program will begin January 2021. The program design is a hybrid format part-time over four consecutive semesters to allow students to continue working while completing coursework.

School of Nursing Virtual Ceremony: Saturday, May 23 | 2:00 p.m. CDT

May 22, 2020

Join us for the School of Nursing’s 2020 Virtual Spring Convocation!

On Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (CDT), the School of Nursing will host a virtual ceremony in honor of the graduating Class of 2020.