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School of Nursing Graduates Present Internationally

Aug. 15, 2023
UT Austin School of Nursing 2023 honors program graduates Brianna Garza and Tobechukwu (Tobi) Phillips presented their research at international conferences over the summer.

Undergraduate Students Successfully Pass Resolution for Harm Reduction Education at NSNA Convention

Aug. 15, 2023
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing students and officers of the UT Austin Nursing Students’ Association Huy Le, Alexis Maceda, Chardelene Reyes, and Kaliah Sherrod, along with Jennifer Flippo, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS, clinical assistant professor, attended the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) Annual Convention in April 2023 in Nashville.
Dr.  John Lowe and Dr.  Shannon N. Zenk

NINR Director Dr. Shannon Zenk Provides Keynote for 3rd International Indigenous Nursing Research Summit

Jan. 26, 2023
Indigenous researchers from 10 countries—Australia, Canada, Guam, Guyana, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Taiwan, Torres Strait Islands, and the U.S.—shared research findings and approaches to address the health and well-being of Indigenous populations worldwide at the 3rd International Indigenous Nursing Research Summit.
Dr. Goldstein was the keynote speaker at a conference at the NTNU in Gjøvik.

Sharing Nursing Education Innovations Internationally

Feb. 25, 2021
Leigh Goldstein, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, and director of the School’s Learning Enhancement and Academic Progress Center, remembers the day she received a phone call out of the blue from two professors from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Gjøvik, Norway, who were attending a health care simulation conference in San Antonio, Texas.

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.
Dr. Bernadette Melnyk presenting at Dolores Sands Memorial Lecture

Dolores Sands Memorial Lecture Presented by Dean Bernadette Melnyk

Dec. 11, 2019
Almost a year after Dean Emerita Sands’ passing, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing memorialized her contributions to the health care field through a lecture in her honor.
J Taylor Harden, Dean Alexa Stuifbergen, Mary Wakefield, and Tracie Harrison

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing hosts the NHCGNE 2019 Leadership Conference Program on Aging and Alzheimer’s

Dec. 11, 2019
Last month, almost one hundred agencies and institutions, including professionals from Canada, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia, descended on Austin, Texas to attend the 2019 National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Leadership Conference on Aging.

UT Austin to Host Lecture in Memory of Dean Emerita Dolores Sands

Sept. 16, 2019
The UT Austin School of Nursing will host a memorial lecture in honor of Dean Emerita Sands on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10–11:30 a.m. Bernadette Melnyk, Dean of The Ohio State University College of Nursing, will present “Evidence-based Practice Plus Clinician Well-being to Reach the Quadruple Aim in Healthcare: Key tactics for success.”

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.

Advancing a Better Life for Older Adults: Treat each one as an individual with goals and resilient potential

Feb. 22, 2018

Sarah Szanton, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN, and a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland, was this year’s Blanton Lectureship presenter and shared fascinating information on helping improve quality of life for older adults.