Bastyr News

Dr. Church leads the unveiling of the John Bastyr Legacy Wall.
Dr. John Bastyr Legacy Wall UnveiledThursday, January 10, 2013
The yearlong centennial birthday celebration for Dr. John Bastyr may have ended, but a new Legacy... Read more »
Early days at the first Bastyr school
2012 was a great year for Bastyr University - 2013 promises to be even betterFriday, January 4, 2013
2013 has just begun, but Bastyr University already has big plans for January and beyond. Read more »
Red Berries Behind ' A Better Way' slogan
Bastyr University Students Win AANMC Video ContestFriday, January 4, 2013
Bastyr University students used inspiration and humor to display the rigors and the spirit of... Read more »
Portrait of Steven Rissman, ND
Male Anger and the Power of Healers Who ListenMonday, December 17, 2012
Bastyr graduate Steven Rissman, ND ('96), counsels young men who struggle with anger, showing how... Read more »
Student volunteer lifts leg of runner
Students Offer Sports Medicine at Seattle MarathonSunday, December 16, 2012
Volunteers from Bastyr's sports medicine clubs offer their skills to weary runners. Read more »
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Bastyr University 2012 Year in ReviewMonday, December 3, 2012
Much has happened this past year at Bastyr University to make it one of the most historic,... Read more »
A ferry in the Puget Sound.
Child Born on Ferry a “Gift from the Universe” for MidwifeMonday, December 3, 2012
A speaking engagement at Bastyr University turned into a miracle for midwife Therese Charvet, who... Read more »
Turkey tail mushroom growing on tree
FDA Approves Bastyr Turkey Tail Trial for Cancer PatientsFriday, November 30, 2012
Researchers study how a traditional Chinese mushroom helps cancer patients strengthen their immune... Read more »
"Feeding the Young Athlete" book cover.
Bastyr Faculty’s 'Feeding the Young Athlete' Shows Food Can Be a Game-WinnerFriday, November 30, 2012
They say practice makes perfect, but Cynthia Lair’s new book explains that what and when your child... Read more »
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 »
A panoramic image of the Dining Commons, set up for Founders' Day
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 »
Students look at farmscape
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 »
Dr. Mazza works with a patient
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 »
Student with bike along Puget Sound
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 »