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Aging out of Alaska’s foster care system on his own terms

 |  Anchorage Daily News  |  ,

Mateo Jaime, a Legal Studies student, arrived at the court hearing that would, finally, end his years in custody of the Alaska Office of Children’s Services in a buoyant mood. At age 21, young adults “age out” of foster care in Alaska if they have not been adopted or reunified with parents. A judge approves it in a hearing that amounts to a grim bureaucratic formality: A child has passed into adulthood without the foster care system laying a path to permanent legal family for them, and now they are on their own.

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Commentary: Rural program provides unique opportunities for medical students in Alaska

 |  Katie Van Atta, Alaska Beacon  |  ,

Students provide health to underserved Alaskans and receive mentorship through Alaska's WWAMI program.

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Speech-language pathology student wins Helen Bierne award

 |  Jordana Newman  |  , ,

Carol Mitchell, a graduate student in the Speech-Language Pathology program was awarded the Helen Bierne scholarship at the Alaska Speech-Language-Hearing Association state convention.

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An Alaska Medical School Has a Record Number of Indigenous Students

 |  Native News Online  |  ,

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6 COH graduate students accepted to Project BLENDS

 |  Ahliil Saitanan  |  , , ,

Project BLENDS is pleased to announce that it has accepted six College of Health graduate students for the 2022-2023 school year.