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Healing the Health Disparities Within the African American Population

March 24, 2021

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

A Stronger Heart for a Healthier Life

March 1, 2021

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

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.

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. 

A Brief History of The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

Feb. 8, 2021

In 2020, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing celebrated its 60-year presence on the UT Austin campus. This article gives an overview of some of the key people, places, and events that helped us instill excellence in education, research, and service during our first 60 years.

Sparking Important Conversations to Improve Mental Health and Well-being through CTAAFSC

Feb. 5, 2021

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

Investing in Health by Building Personal Fitness

Dec. 22, 2020

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

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.