News Category: Student Life

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.

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.

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. 

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.

The UT Austin School of Nursing's 2020 Virtual Alumni and Friends Reunion Recording

Nov. 11, 2020

Just in case you missed the UT Austin School of Nursing's 2020 Virtual Alumni and Friends Reunion on Saturday, November 7, 2020! Watch the video below and catch up with us on the UT Austin School of Nursing’s Youtube channel.

Nurses for Racial Justice: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee’s Efforts Centered Around Undoing Racism

June 4, 2020

While our country was still processing and mourning the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, we watched as George Floyd’s life was taken right before our eyes. We continue to grieve the losses of Mike Ramos, Philando Castile, Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice, and countless other black men, women, and children who have died at the hands of those who devalue human life. These traumatic events and resultant suffering are unfortunately not new to communities of color, and are symptoms of a deeper problem with which our nation has yet to grapple.

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.