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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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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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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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Welcome to a New Semester

I always find the beginning of the school year to be exciting and full of promise for the future. A new year always offers a new start, with opportunities to engage with new professors, confront and challenge new ideas and

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The Joy of Service

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.” —Tagore If you graduated from the School of Nursing within the last ten years, you received a

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Dell Medical School Update

Note: The following is a recent interview with Robert Messing, M.D., Vice Provost for Biomedical Sciences Q: What is your first impression of The University of Texas at Austin? The culture here is very congenial and the administration is very,

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Welcome to a New Semester

You really know that time is flying when you find yourself saying “welcome” to the Class of 2017! We’ve got a wonderful group of undergraduates joining the School of Nursing family this fall for their J1 semester and have high

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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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