College of Health News

UAA dental student working on a patient in the dental clinic Read More

UAA dental students offer clinic to gain real world experience

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Students practice applying pressure during a “Stop the Bleed” course. Read More

Want to learn how to be a nurse? There’s a summer camp for that.

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Teens ages 16-19 from all over the state gathered for three days of hands-on activities and exploration to experience what a potential career in nursing or health care could be like during nursing camp.

Nursing students at the Student Health and Counseling Center Read More

Students find care and careers at Health and Counseling Center

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The Student Health and Counseling Center has accepted hundreds of student interns from the College of Health; many full-time staff even started as interns themselves. Here, this semester's students share their thoughts on the value of interning in UAA's student-focused, student-funded health center.

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Professors talk tourism on inaugural Idita-trip

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Three professors from three departments planned a one-night "Idita-trip" this month, bringing guests to Red Shirt Lake to sit around the wood stove and talk about science, art and how UAA can play a role in Alaska's sustainable tourism development.

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Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Big Impact

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Harris is the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, matching adult volunteers with youth across the state in one-on-one relationships that change lives. It's the latest step in her community-focused career, and it all started at UAA.