Health Sciences News

Departnemt of Population Health Sciences faculty post with students graduating in Spring 2023 with BSHS degree during reception event. Read More

Spring graduates ready to combat health disparities

 |  Chynna Lockett  | 

Faculty members from the Division of Population Health Sciences held a reception to celebrate their graduating Spring class. Friends and family were invited to mark a milestone for students graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science (BSHS). Faculty held gold balloons that spelt out 2023 and posed with their students.

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Health sciences major Gloria Renken receives AARP Alaska scholarship

 |  Britteny Howell  | 

Health sciences major Gloria Renken receives AARP Alaska scholarship

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Paving the way in problem-solving diseases

 |  Green & Gold  |  ,

Cora Lyon was awarded the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, an undergraduate scholarship awarded to about 300 college sophomores and juniors annually in the disciplines of natural science, mathematics, and engineering. The merit-based scholarship is allocated on need and awards recipients up to $7,500 for tuition.

Quacyya Cuaresma posing at UAA Read More

Quacyya Cuaresma starts with small changes to fuel grand ambitions

 |  Matt Jardin  | 

Health sciences senior Quacyya Cuaresma had no trouble keeping busy during quarantine. Simply known as Q to her friends and family, Cuaresma began the application process to be considered one of the 2020 African American, Hispanic, Asian, International and Native American (AHAINA) Students of Excellence back in January 2020.

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Off to the races in Germany with Nordic skier and health sciences sophomore

 |  Matt Jardin  |  ,

Seawolf Nordic skier and health sciences sophomore JC Schoonmaker rang in the new year and the new decade by qualifying for not one, but two races in Germany. Earlier in January, he traveled to Dresden to compete in a World Cup race, placing 30th. This March, he’ll represent the U.S. during the World Junior Championships in Oberwiesenthal.