Bastyr News

Penny Simkin speaks at a midwifery course at Bastyr University.
Mother of Modern Childbirth Education Still Leads MovementWednesday, November 28, 2012
Penny Simkin, the namesake of Bastyr University’s Simkin Center for Allied Childbirth Vocations,... Read more »
Water aerobics class.
How to Keep Your Brain at Full Strength through ExerciseFriday, November 16, 2012
A little physical activity goes a long way at maintaining the brain health of seniors. Read more »
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Veterans Find Path Beyond Military in Health ProgramsThursday, November 15, 2012
Veterans at Bastyr plan to use their counseling and healing skills to help other military members... Read more »
Students and a pediatrician meet with a child.
AOM Students Hone Skills on China Trip (Photos)Monday, November 12, 2012
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine students train in busy Chinese hospitals on the annual fall... Read more »
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Bastyr University Celebrates 2012 Founders' Day Gala Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The 2012 Bastyr University Founders' Award Gala is the largest, most successful one to date. Read more »
Marcy Dorsey, RD, outside a Microsoft wellness fair.
Alumni Help Wellness Take Root at MicrosoftMonday, November 5, 2012
Nutrition graduates offer personal coaching on the front lines of the workplace wellness movement. Read more »
Bastyr University Has Much For Which To Be Thankful
Bastyr University Has Many Reasons to Give Thanks This FallThursday, November 1, 2012
A new campus, a new clinic and a yearlong birthday celebration for our institution’s namesake - all... Read more »
Inaugural class of Bastyr University California outside campus building
"This medicine will provide justice along with health" - A Dispatch from the First Class of Bastyr CaliforniaMonday, October 29, 2012
Natiya Guin, member of the gutsy inaugural class of Bastyr University California, wrote this... Read more »
“When Survivors Give Birth,” instructors Penny Simkin & Phyllis Klaus
Simkin Center Opens at San Diego Campus in January 2013Thursday, October 25, 2012
It’s not too late to sign up for Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations certificate training at... Read more »
Classmates in the fall 2012 Hypnotherapy: Awareness & Integration class.
Enhance Your Life and Your Career with Bastyr’s Hypnotherapy Training ProgramWednesday, October 24, 2012
The noncredit program offers both students and members of the public the opportunity to learn a... Read more »
John Bastyr's hands folded.
Memories from an Appointment with Dr. BastyrMonday, October 22, 2012
A former patient of Dr. John Bastyr shares a story about her first appointment with the namesake of... Read more »
Seattle skyline seen from West Seattle.
"To me, healing is a synonym for loving" ~ A New Student Reflects on Week OneThursday, October 11, 2012
Naika Apeakorang recently wrote this tender, funny, honest post about moving across the country to... Read more »
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Students Bring Food Farm-to-Table at Quillisascut FarmWednesday, October 10, 2012
Students milk goats, make cheese, harvest herbs and cook straight from the garden on this one-week... Read more »
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New Clinic Opens at Bastyr University CaliforniaWednesday, October 3, 2012
Bastyr University Clinic offers a full range of primary care services to the San Diego area. Read more »
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17 Ways to Stay Healthy in SchoolWednesday, October 3, 2012
We gathered tips from Bastyr students about caring for their bodies, spirits and hungry, hungry... Read more »
A closeup of an orange leaf in the fall.
Why Fall Feels Like Spring at Bastyr UniversityMonday, October 1, 2012
In addition to welcoming our students to a new academic year at our annual convocation ceremony, we... Read more »
John Bastyr's hands folded.
7 Things You May Not Know About John BastyrWednesday, September 19, 2012
The beloved healer and teacher revealed his personal side in a candid 1989 interview. Read more »
Ribbon-cutting at Bastyr University California.
San Diego Celebrates Grand Opening of Bastyr University CaliforniaWednesday, September 19, 2012
Approximately 400 students, alumni and friends of Bastyr University attended the grand opening... Read more »
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See Our Students' Summer PostcardsThursday, September 13, 2012
Our students spotted whales, studied on the beach, hiked, climbed, volunteered, listened for nature... Read more »
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Prestigious Scholarship Awarded to Student Researching Mushroom ExtractThursday, September 13, 2012
Katie Strobe is the first naturopathic medicine student awarded the Poncin Scholarship, which aids... Read more »
An exterior photo of the Bastyr University California campus.
The Bastyr University California Countdown Continues... Thursday, August 30, 2012
On September 14, 2012, Bastyr University California welcomes its first class of more than 50... Read more »
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Alumna Bridges Natural Medicine and Sleep HealthWednesday, August 29, 2012
Interest in sleep medicine first led alumna Catherine Darley, ND ('02), to Bastyr University, and... Read more »
Lisa Harper shows volunteers how to harvest lacinato kale.
Bastyr Alumna Connects Area Farms with Local Food BanksTuesday, August 28, 2012
Master’s nutrition graduate Lisa Harper is helping small to medium-sized farms harvest extra... Read more »
Drs. Arianna Staruch, Joni Olehausen, Hazel Philp and Lynelle Golden.
New Deans, Associate Deans Ring in the New Academic YearMonday, August 27, 2012
Please welcome these four extraordinary women to their new roles at Bastyr University: Hazel Philp... Read more »
Dr. Guan-Cheng Sun teaches qigong in the Bastyr University Chapel.
Medical Qigong Certificate Programs Focus on Self-HealingFriday, August 24, 2012
Beginners and advanced qigong practitioners alike will become deeply aware of the connection... Read more »
Elizabeth Lipman chops vegetables in the whole-foods nutrition kitchen.
Culinary Students Learn Real-World Skills at Professional KitchensThursday, August 16, 2012
The bachelor’s degree program offers hands-on experience at off-campus locations ranging from the... Read more »
Woman on a massage table with two women performing healing motions.
Bastyr University Introduces Indigenous Wisdom Teachings ProgramThursday, August 9, 2012
The new noncredit program will help you incorporate aspects of spiritual awakening in your life,... Read more »