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2015 News Archive

UTA Nursing Dean Bavier Takes Helm as President of the National League for Nursing

The National League for Nursing has installed Dr. Anne Bavier, dean of The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation and a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, as president of the 40,000-member organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education.

Nursing researchers urge primary healthcare providers to screen for depression and suicide risk in teens

Nursing researchers urge primary healthcare providers to screen for depression and suicide risk in teens

A new paper from nursing researchers with The University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Woman's University finds that depression and suicide risk screening can assist healthcare providers in preventing suicides in teens.

New UT Arlington nursing robot to allow nurses time for more important duties

A University of Texas at Arlington electrical engineer is building a robotic nursing assistant to help nurses and other healthcare providers perform the more routine duties that must be done daily such as sitting with a patient that is trying to get out of bed and walking a patient.

UT System adds $20 million in support for new UTA Science, Engineering Innovation and Research building

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has approved $20 million from the Permanent University Fund for the new University of Texas at Arlington Science, Engineering Innovation and Research building and included the project in the UT System Capital Improvements Program – ushering in a new era in cutting-edge health science teaching and research.

UT Arlington to offer new Ph.D. program in Kinesiology

The University of Texas at Arlington will soon welcome doctoral students into a new kinesiology program designed to elevate the excellence of the institution's research in physiology, movement science, healthy living and other health science disciplines.

College of Nursing and Health Innovation expands focus on human health with appointment of distinguished kinesiology professor

Dr. Paul J. Fadel, a prominent physiology integrative researcher and expert in neural cardio-vascular control in health and disease, will join The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation this fall from the University of Missouri School of Medicine as the College expands its health science focus.

UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation earns coveted national Center of Excellence designation

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been designated a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing, the nation’s foremost organization for nursing faculty and leaders in nursing education.

UT Arlington web-based nursing programs named among nation's best in new value ranking

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation is among the nation’s best values in college education for registered nurses who want to earn an online bachelor’s of science in nursing degree, according to Value College.com.

New partnership offers UT Arlington student nurses community health experience

Beginning this fall, Houston-area students in The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation online program will serve as student nurses through an innovative new program in Pasadena, a suburb of Houston.

Rehabilitation medicine expert named UT Arlington Moritz Chair of Geriatric Nursing Research

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has appointed Mark Haykowsky, a nurse and an internationally renowned researcher in exercise physiology and rehabilitation medicine at the University of Alberta, Canada, as Moritz Chair of Geriatric Nursing Research.

UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation appoints Marco Brotto as George W. and Hazel M. Jay Professor

Marco Brotto, an internationally renowned scientist with joint appointments at the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, has been named the George W. and Hazel M. Jay Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at The University of Texas at Arlington.

UT Arlington researcher helps better identify toys, household items important in an infant’s motor skill development

Toys, appliances, and even a sofa and coffee table can impact the way or when a baby first crawls, walks or achieves other growth milestones, but a new UT Arlington study finds that many parents are unaware of the significant role household items play in their infant’s motor skill development.

Melvin Ibana, EGTA, Wins Award

Melvin Ibana, a master's degree student and Kinesiology Enhanced Graduate Teaching Assistant was chosen as an American Kinesiology Association 2015 Award winner in the Graduate Scholar category.

Kinesiology at the Big Event

The College of Nursing and Health Innovation, which includes the Department of Kinesiology, sent a group of over 100 participants to the 2015 Big Event! This day of service has a direct impact on the community that we're part of in and around UT Arlington.

Dr. Yilla Presents at TEDxUTA

Dr. Abu Yilla was a speaker for the 2015 TEDxUTA series, giving a presentation titled "Disability Sport: The Future for Superior Sport Performance."

UT Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation dean to receive prestigious Legion of Honor Gold Medallion

Anne Bavier, Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, named as a recipient of the Legion of Honor Gold Medallion.

UT Arlington to lead study defining nursing competency standards

The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to lead a multi-institution study of clinical experience requirements for nursing school graduates.