News Category: Graduate

Incoming Graduate Students Receive Diversity Fellowships

March 28, 2019

Melissa Ibarra, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, UT El Paso ’16, and Mercedes Harris, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, UT San Antonio ’17, were recently awarded fellowships by the UT Austin Graduate School. The two were nominated by the UT Austin School of Nursing after being accepted into the graduate program.

Nurse Leadership: Civic engagement opportunity spotlights the value of nurse leadership

Aug. 14, 2018

In 1992, the Georgetown, Texas, City Council passed a resolution establishing a policy to ensure the non-discrimination of individuals with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). In 2011, the City Council appointed an ADA coordinator and established an advisory task force to develop a plan to bring the city into compliance. Now every month members of the Georgetown American Disabilities Accessibility Advisory Board listen to residents who have concerns about the city’s efforts to provide a safer environment.

Lessons from the Beltway: Former government official discusses access to quality health care with School of Nursing students

April 20, 2018

Imagine hearing firsthand from one of the preeminent health policymakers in the country about how health care policy is made and about various strategies nurses can use to help improve health care access.

Shifting Perspectives: Former nursing student shares her experiences

March 1, 2018

As a young woman, Raquel Reynolds didn’t think college was in her future. She had begun a pre-med course after graduating from high school, but had to take a break after a series of personal tragedies. She left Austin and began waiting tables in a restaurant in Oklahoma. It didn’t seem likely she would return to college.

On the Path to Clinical Leadership: Doctor of Nursing Practice program now accepting applications

Feb. 9, 2018

The first cohort of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program graduated August 2017, taking with them not only their diplomas, but new clinical and leadership skills that prepares them to make an impact on the health care landscape.

Robot APRN Reports for Duty: School of Nursing receives funding for new, innovative technology

Jan. 8, 2018

As if the UT Austin School of Nursing’s Simulation Center didn’t contain enough of the latest cutting-edge technology, the newest member of the teaching staff, Robo-Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (RoboAPRN), recently reported for duty.