Category: Events

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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Partners in Research, Health Care and Education

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, Alexa Stuifbergen, dean of The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, welcomed visitors to the Jack and Laura Lee Blanton Lecture in Nursing, which featured Clay Johnston, inaugural dean of the UT Austin Dell

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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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Working Collaboratively to Serve the Community

In The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Pharmacy, student pharmacists are involved in intensive direct patient-care training throughout their entire four-year professional curriculum. This training starts the very first week of class when all students learn how to

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Why Graduation Day Is So Special

I love graduation! It is truly one of my favorite times to be a dean. I feel such a sense of pride each semester as I stand with our students as they receive public confirmation of their years of hard

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What Would Florence Do?

Each year, the nursing profession celebrates National Nurses Week from May 6 through May 12. This nationwide week of appreciation and recognition culminates on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday. “The Lady with the Lamp” has served as a guide,

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