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Compassion, Aspiration and Balance

On Friday, May 18, 2018, Amanda Simonton, MSN, RN, and doctoral student, gave an address to the Class of 2018, encouraging them to live up to their goals of providing excellent health care, but also of taking care of themselves.

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Student Organization Promotes Nurse Leadership

The University of Texas Nursing Students’ Association (UTNSA) is the largest nursing student organization on the 40 acres. UTNSA represents the nursing student body on campus and provides all students who are interested in nursing a supportive and positive environment.

How Technology Is Changing Nursing Education and Care

Life has really changed since most of us have grown up. Gone are the days of cabbage patch kids, slinky and Mr. Potato Head. Board games, while still in existence, have been replaced with high tech Wii and Xbox or

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Student Organization Offers Help and Support

Diversity is a familiar concept here in America, the country known as the melting pot of different cultures. It would only make sense for a community that has so much variety to have a workforce that is equally as diverse.

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New Semester, New Beginnings

It’s true! There is a light at the end of the tunnel. After more than two years of being shrouded in the dust and mayhem of several major constructions sites, we’re beginning to see the the new health district come

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Time to Make It Happen

The clock will be ticking! Don’t let this time to make a difference pass you by! On Tuesday, April 27, and Wednesday, April 28, the School of Nursing will again participate in “40 Hours for the Forty Acres” — a

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Dear Longhorn Nurses

On Thursday, April 7, we learned the identity of the victim of this week’s tragic homicide on campus and more about the crime itself. From all accounts, Haruka Weiser had embraced the Longhorn spirit and our campus was better for her

How Physical Environments Influence Health

People tend to forget we live in a physical environment that can influence health. Human beings spend more than 88 percent of their lives inside built environments where they live, work and play. The problem is that building materials such

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Welcome Back to the School of Nursing and All Things New

It’s a new year, a new semester, and we’ve just launched the new doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree program. We’re very pleased to see this professional doctoral program designed to prepare graduates for today’s increasingly complex health care practice

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Rural Nursing — Could It Be for You?

When I graduated from The University of Texas School of Nursing, Austin was saturated with new graduate nurses. Finding the ideal job was next to impossible. Many nurses sacrificed their dream job temporarily in order to stay in a town

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