Social Justice Through Sustainable Chemistry

Through education programs with the United Nations and the American Chemical Society, Dr. Grace Lasker is promoting sustainable chemistry, embedded with values of social and environmental justice.

February 19, 2021

CBS News Interviews Justin Gill

CBS News interviewed SNHS lecturer Justin Gill for a segment about, "US Hospitalization Rates Reach All-Time High." Gill is an SNHS alum, as well as instructor.

December 9, 2020

Nursing Leadership in the COVID Era

SNHS recently led a tri-campus UW event in honor of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwives. It was titled “Nursing Leadership in the COVID Era” and featured 3 members of the SNHS Health Care Advisory Board.

November 9, 2020

Outstanding Scholar: Jarick Huliganga

SNHS is proud to announce Jarick Huliganga is the recipient of the 2020 Outstanding Scholar Award. Huliganga received his BSN from SNHS in 2004 and his MN in 2020.

October 23, 2020

BSN Alum Faces Outbreaks in 2 Cities

While still a student, BSN alum Avery Montes De Oca worked as an emergency room nurse at EvergreenHealth and as a travel nurse in Elmhurst. EvergreenHealth, in Kirkland, WA, is the hospital where many nursing home patients were treated in March for COVID-19. When Elmhurst, in Queens, NY, sent out a call for nurses as the coronavirus began to spike, Montes De Oca answered.

September 25, 2020

Keeping Up with Shugla Kakar, HS ’20

Health Studies alum, Shugla Kakar is featured in the campus news this week. Before graduating, Kakar was the student body president, earned the 2020 University of Washington Bothell Chancellor's Medal, was named one of the Husky 100, and led the Muslim Student Association.

September 21, 2020

HS Alum in Pandemic Response

In response to the coronavirus, Mary Cowan (Health Studies '17) and her team in the Yakima Health District were shifted from their normal duties to a technical assistance strike team. Cowan credits the Health Studies program with preparing her for working at the supervisory level.

September 21, 2020

BSN Alum founds EastWest Food Rescue

George Ahearn, BSN '00, founded EastWest Food Rescue, bringing food that would have gone to waste in Eastern Washington to distribute to local food banks. In cooperation with community partners, EastWest Food Rescue has saved over 6,800,000 pounds of food and served more than 1,500,00 meals.

September 14, 2020