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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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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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Let’s Raise Our Horns (and Some Money!)

A lot can happen in 40 hours! You’ve not heard from me as a guest blogger before, but I can’t think of a better time to ask for your help for nursing education. This week the School of Nursing will

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Notes from the Jungle: Construction Update

The Law of the Jungle: a system or mode of action in which the strongest survive, presumably as animals in nature or as human beings whose activity is not regulated by the laws or ethics of civilization. Construction continues near

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What a Difference a Semester Makes

It seems like only yesterday I was welcoming you to a new school year, one that I felt would be full of promise for the future. And it certainly has been! We got off to a great start in September

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Dell Medical School Construction Update

Things are changing here at the UT Austin School of Nursing. Seriously changing! Once ground was broken for the Dell Medical School and a new teaching hospital on April 21, it’s been full steam ahead. Parking lots have been ripped

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Let Me Give You Some Advice

The job of a graduate coordinator goes far beyond advising students. They must be effective advocates for graduate students and graduate causes for the School of Nursing. In addition to being accessible to students, the graduate coordinator role involves: Providing

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A Day in the Life of a Nursing Student

Editor’s note: Last year we heard from junior Clay Clark about what a typical day for a nursing student looked like. In this post, you’ll meet senior Yu-Chi Chen and see what an average day is like for her at

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Hospital of Horror

Just another day in the UT Austin School of Nursing’s simulation lab. Thrills and spills courtesy of Shannon Patton, instructor in clinical nursing, and Scott Hudson, assistant director, skills and simulation. Darkness falls across the land The midnight hour is

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Student Nurses to the Rescue

Hurricane and fire seasons are upon us and a Boston-style bombing could happen at any time in any American city. Is Austin ready for an emergency? Experts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that disaster preparedness efforts

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