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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.