‘Travel Abroad’ Category

Fairbanks, Alaska Clinical Rotation: Olivia Skaare

“Fairbanks has been amazing! I have learned so much! I can’t believe we are already going into the third and final week. I am actually sad we will be leaving on Saturday 🙁 I did my rotation at the Women’s center last week, and all the nurses and providers are amazing; I was only there […]

Alaska Federation of Natives Conference

The Alaska Federation of Natives conference is an annual event hosted in Anchorage at which all Alaskan Native tribes are represented and come together to “Rise as One”. In this shared space both leaders and members of the tribal communities meet to exchange views on current issues facing the Native population such as hunting, fishing, […]

Nursing Students Travel to Alaska!

Six Gustavus senior nursing majors – Laura Dack, Joshua Heinzen, David Krebs, Larissa Milne, Madeline Schmitz, and Anna Torborg – left for Alaska on Oct. 11. Each student will spend three weeks in Fairbanks and three weeks in Barrow before returning to Minnesota on Nov. 22. For more information, check out Matt Thomas’ Nursing Students […]

Community Health in Alaska!!

The Gustavus nursing department is pleased to announce that two students from the Senior Nursing Class will be in Barrow, Alaska for the next four weeks. They will study Inupiat culture, learn as much as possible about Barrow and the indigenous people who live there. They will be busy screening for tuberculosis, working with the […]

Students Travel to Tanzania for Transcultural Experience

In 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010, the nursing department has offered a January term in Tanzania. The J-Term class of 2009 read segments of their journal entries during the Chapel service on March 9, 2009. To view these entries, click here: Chapel Tanzania 2009.