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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.

Bastyr Graduating Nearly 400 Students in June 2016

Bastyr University California in San Diego and Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington, are sending nearly 400 graduates into the world at their respective commencement ceremonies June 19 and 20, 2016.
Laurie Cullen, ND

Laurie Cullen, ND, Cycling Across America for Alzheimer’s Research

Bastyr University alumna and faculty Laurie Cullen, ND, is taking the summer "off" to bicycle 80- to 90-miles a day along the TransAmerica Trail, with backup from her family including sister and fellow alumna Tamara Evans, ND.
Winning Top Chef team 'Homegrown Roots Revamped'

Top Chef Bastyr Raises $3,500 for Teen Feed

The student team "Home Grown Roots Revamped" takes home the title of "Top Chef: Bastyr" at the sixth annual competition for its delectable salmon dish.