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Children Grow with Garden at Pediatric Clinic

Hannah Tripp and Haley Turner hope the garden they created as part of a Bastyr nutrition class helps teach children and their families healthy eating habits.

Culinary Prowess on Display at Final Dinner

Students in their final year of the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Culinary Arts program share 10 original dishes with invited guests at their al fresco dinner that culminates two years of studying whole foods at Bastyr University.
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Are Those Wild Berries for the Taking?

If you can’t walk by a ripe, plump salal berry without picking it, you’re not alone. Recent graduate Liz Diehl’s research on the wild berries finds that foragers abound for this nutrient-dense seasonal treat.

Students Showcase 45 Exhibits at Research Symposium

Scientific research is one of the cornerstones of Bastyr University, as proved by this year’s record-breaking 45 exhibits at the annual Student Research Symposium.
Tracy W. Gaudet, MD speaking at Bastyr graduation ceremony

VA Leader Focusing on Patient-Centered Care

Tracy W. Gaudet, MD, the principal speaker at Bastyr University’s 35th Annual Commencement Exercises, discusses her vision for the future of health care as executive director of the Veterans Affairs Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation.
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“Human Library” is About Stories, Not Diagnoses

Naturopathic student Sonia Malani shares a first-person account of the annual event that aims to help student practitioners challenge stereotypes and better understand people from communities often marginalized in the healthcare system.

Students Rally for Medicare Inclusion in Washington, DC

Nearly 150 naturopathic medicine supporters from around the country spoke with Congress about Medicare inclusion at the annual DC Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI) in May.

Student Implements Traditional Chinese Medicine and Dance

Paige Barnes is the choreographer for “PALMS,” which portrays the story of a wild animal turning into a woman and includes pulse readings. The interdisciplinary production premieres July 7-9 at Northwest Film Forum in Seattle.
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Nutrition Students Share Passion with Cookbook

"Every time I teach a cooking class or step into someone’s home as a private chef, I smile – my heart is so happy. Is this really my job? What a gift!" says the editor of the new cookbook by the Bastyr University Student Nutrition Association.