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Recognition, Achievements & Awards: UT Austin Alumna Named Dean of the University of Central Florida College of Nursing

Posted: July 2, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing believes it is important to honor and celebrate our faculty, alumni and students and their achievements in and contributions to scholarship, research and service. This catalog of honor is one way we say “Thank you” for the diligence and integrity they display through their work each and every day.

Undergraduate Student Research Projects 2015 | Graduate Student Research Projects 2015

Posted: June 23, 2015

Research is at the core of both the School of Nursing and The University of Texas at Austin mission statements, and as such is fundamental to our purpose. The research performed by School of Nursing students prepares our graduates to be the future of nursing research. We are proud to highlight a selection of student research here.

Dean Stuifbergen named to prestigious advisory council

Posted: May 20, 2014

Alexa Stuifbergen, Ph.D., R.N., has been selected as a member of the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research at the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).

SONstar Award: Congratulations to May SONstar Sherry Morgan!

Posted: May 20, 2014

The School of Nursing values its employees. As a way of recognizing members of staff for their important contributions, we believe in rewarding staff employees who demonstrate a commitment to the goals and values of the University and the School.

Rewarding Hard Work: Four nursing students receive prestigious university scholarships

Posted: May 13, 2015

Four UT Austin School of Nursing undergraduates have been selected for the Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarship (UEPS) program. They are Liana Lo Chau, Meghan Lowenfield, Jon Medina and Heather Ward. Each student will receive $2,500 for the upcoming 2015-16 academic year.

Faculty Member Research Published in Journal is Featured in Podcast

Posted: May 12, 2015

Sharon Brown, PhD, RN, FAAN, Joseph H. Blades Centennial Memorial Professor in Nursing, was featured in Western Journal of Nursing Research (WJNR) and interviewed for a podcast posted on the WJNR website.

"Eating Well While Eating Out": School of Nursing Professor Collaborates on Mindful Restaurant Eating Resource

Posted: April 23, 2015

Gayle Timmerman, PhD, APRN, and associate dean for academic affairs at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, has collaborated on the development of an online healthy eating resource for health care providers and restaurant diners with the senior director of Health and Wellness at Darden, one of the leading full-service restaurant companies in the world.

First Nurse Practitioner in Texas Honored at State Capitol: School of Nursing alumna’s accomplishments recognized during 84th legislative session

Posted: April 10, 2015

On April 8, 2015, Gayle P. Varnell, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, was officially recognized by the 84th Texas Legislature for her many professional accomplishments throughout her distinguished nursing career.

Asthma researcher featured in journal podcast

Posted: April 10, 2015

Dr. Eileen Kintner, associate professor and senior investigator at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, recently had two articles published in the Journal of Specialists in Pediatric Nursing (JSPN). Her interview with the journal’s editor has been published as a podcast.

Making a Sustained Impact on Teaching: School of Nursing faculty member appointed Senior Provost’s Fellow

Posted: March 18, 2015

Carole Taxis, PhD, RN, LPC, CNE and associate professor of clinical nursing at the School of Nursing, has been named a Senior Provost Fellow at The University of Texas at Austin.

Best Graduate Schools: School of Nursing ranked 13th overall in graduate programs

Posted: March 10, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is No. 13 in the nation, No. 5 among public universities and the top nursing school in the state, according to the most recent edition of the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”

School of Nursing Sexual Health Nurse Researcher Receives "Research in Minority Health" Award

Posted: Feb. 26, 2015

Jane D. Champion, PhD, DNP, FNP, FAANP, FAAN, professor at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, was awarded the 2015 “Research in Minority Health” award by the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) during their annual conference Feb. 25–28 in Tampa, Florida.

School of Nursing Receives Grant to Increase Clinical Learning Experiences

Posted: Feb. 19, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received a $150,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) under the Nursing Innovation Grant Program: Building Lab and Simulation Capacity.

School of Nursing Receives Grant to Enhance Mastery of Clinical Skills

Posted: Feb. 19, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has been awarded a $50,000 Curriculum Innovation Grant from The University of Texas at Austin to develop an innovative program to help undergraduate nursing students master clinical skills and gain confidence in their ability to provide patient care.

¡Bienvenida! Exchange students find a warm welcome at the School of Nursing

Posted: Feb. 4, 2015

It’s no secret that the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is a world-class institution, attracting students from across the state and the nation. This attraction reached farther afield lately, as Lorraine Walker, professor of nursing at UT Austin School of Nursing, played host to seven doctoral candidates in nursing from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico.

Thinking Outside the Classroom: Students look forward to "real world" experience in civic engagement program

Posted: Jan. 26, 2015

Nursing students Elaine Juch and Janessa Rocco were recently selected as fellows of the Longhorn Center for Civic Engagement–City Hall (LCCE-City Hall) and will join 13 other UT Austin students in assisting Austin neighborhoods through community service projects.

SONstar Award: Congratulations to January SONstar Ruperta Chavez!

Posted: Jan. 9, 2015

The School of Nursing values its employees. As a way of recognizing members of staff for their important contributions, we believe in rewarding staff employees who demonstrate a commitment to the goals and values of the University and the School.