Bastyr News

Convocation Inspires the Bastyr Community as a New School Year BeginsTuesday, September 30, 2014
First official day of classes kicks off with thought-provoking words and major announcements. Read more »
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Watch Bastyr Gardens Grow Through the Seasons (Time-Lapse Video)Wednesday, September 10, 2014
See nine months of growth in the Bastyr University Gardens condensed into 40 seconds. Read more »
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Alumnus Becomes UW’s First AcupuncturistWednesday, September 3, 2014
Iman Majd, MD, LAc, introduces acupuncture to major health care network. Read more »
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Bastyr University Chapel Gets New AdditionTuesday, August 26, 2014
The organ is on loan for a year, with the potential of becoming permanent fixture. Read more »
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Bastyr University Boasts Many of Puget Sound’s “Top Docs”Monday, August 18, 2014
Seattle Metropolitan Magazine’s 2014 elite list features a dozen Bastyr doctors Read more »
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Bastyr University Well-Represented at American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Conference AwardsMonday, August 18, 2014
Three of the five major honorees are individuals with strong Bastyr connections Read more »
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TEDx Video: Alumna Helps Tribes Reclaim Traditional FoodsThursday, August 7, 2014
Nutrition alumna Valerie Segrest tells how she helps Pacific Northwest tribes reconnect with... Read more »
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“Aspiring Druids and Barefoot Moon Goddesses” – An AppreciationThursday, July 17, 2014
Nutrition graduate Chloe Friedland’s funny, inspiring graduation speech. Read more »
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California Students Build Herbal Garden in the DesertThursday, July 17, 2014
Student-led project creates oasis for learning botanical medicine. Read more »
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Children's Book Channels Spirit of Natural MedicineMonday, July 14, 2014
First-year students launch creative projects to probe the philosophy of naturopathic medicine. Read more »
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Bastyr Celebrates with the Graduates of the Class of 2014Thursday, July 3, 2014
Ranging in age from 22 to 62, graduates celebrated in Bastyr University’s 33rd annual Commencement... Read more »
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Penny Simkin Receives Highest Award from Alma Mater Swarthmore CollegeWednesday, July 2, 2014
The "mother of modern childbirth education" is honored for her lifelong service. Read more »
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Pina LoGiudice on Promoting Natural Medicine to Large AudiencesWednesday, July 2, 2014
Bastyr alumna Pina LoGiudice, ND, LAc, appears frequently on The Dr. Oz Show and Katie Couric's... Read more »
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Summer is a Time to ExploreTuesday, July 1, 2014
This quarter get outside, try something new and celebrate all that nature has to offer Read more »
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Environmental Medicine Training Prepares Students to Practice in a Toxic WorldThursday, June 12, 2014
Professor John Hibbs, ND, shows students why detoxification is an essential part of wellness. Read more »
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Qigong May Help Diabetes Patients Lose Weight, Study FindsThursday, May 29, 2014
The Chinese movement practice yields promising benefits in a clinical trial by Bastyr and... Read more »
Actor, author and activist Mariel Hemingway with KING-TV anchor Jean Enersen.
Oscar-Nominee Highlights Annual Spring for Health Luncheon Friday, May 23, 2014
Mariel Hemingway keynotes fundraiser for uncompensated medical care at Bastyr University’s teaching... Read more »
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Bastyr University Receives More Than $300,000 for Student Scholarship FundMonday, May 19, 2014
Donation will help establish scholarship fund for students in financial need Read more »
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Students Bring Medicine to the Streets at Homeless Youth ClinicThursday, May 15, 2014
Naturopathic medicine students offer compassionate, trauma-informed care to homeless teenagers. Read more »
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Redefining Gender: What I Learned at Transgender Clinical TrainingThursday, May 15, 2014
Student Krystal Plonski explains how she came to view herself and her patients differently. Read more »
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Tibetan Monks Create Medicine Buddha Mandala at BastyrWednesday, May 14, 2014
The sand mandala delighted, and has a special meaning for campus community. Read more »
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Death Cafes Provide Safe Space to Talk Life and Death (Video)Monday, May 12, 2014
Dr. Lichtenstein tells King 5 Seattle why he's leading a project to take the fear out of a taboo... Read more »
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Amy Stewart Talks Drunken Botany and Wicked PlantsThursday, May 1, 2014
The author of offbeat botany books talks about the startling, scintillating world of plants before... Read more »
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Acupuncturists Offer Free Treatments at Oso LandslideWednesday, April 30, 2014
Bastyr acupuncturists join a volunteer effort to treat grieving families and emergency workers. Read more »
Three Bastyr student chefs hold the winning dish.
2014 Bastyr “Top Chef” Winners CrownedTuesday, April 29, 2014
The event raised a record-breaking $4,000 for Teen Feed, an organization that helps Seattle’s... Read more »