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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.

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.

Thriving Through the Holidays During this COVID Pandemic

Dec. 2, 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.

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.

Faculty Member Selected as Macy Foundation Scholar Develops Anti-Racist Toolkit for Health Professions Educators

Nov. 10, 2020

Danica Fulbright Sumpter, PhD, RN, was washing dishes in her kitchen when a report on NPR about maternal mortality rates aired, and the story of a young Black woman who had died during childbirth, caused her to stop what she was doing.

Unique T32 Training Program Will Prepare Nurse Scientists to Provide Precision Health

Nov. 9, 2020

The UT Austin School of Nursing recently launched a new National Institutes of Health-funded T32 transdisciplinary predoctoral training program to provide future nurse scientists with critical skills and knowledge to develop and implement innovative, effective, and personalized interventions for the growing number of individuals struggling with multiple chronic conditions (MCCs).

New Endowed Chair Will Advance Research and Care

Nov. 6, 2020

Published: November 6, 2020 | Updated: March 9, 2021

Supporting nursing education and research is paramount during this critical time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now more than ever, academic-practice partnerships have become key to advancing effective health care. Toward this end, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing received a gift from Ascension Seton that will create the sort of mechanism by which academic research and clinical practice can work together to improve the lives of communities across the nation.

How To Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones During This Flu Season

Oct. 30, 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.