Bastyr News

Students prepare their winning dish for Top Chef Bastyr
“Top Chef: Bastyr” Serves Up Fun, and Funds, at Annual CompetitionTuesday, May 12, 2015
Bastyr students and faculty raised a record $4,500 for homeless youth at the fifth annual cooking... Read more »
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Third Campus Building Opens in San DiegoMonday, May 4, 2015
The additional space means more amenities for students, faculty and staff Read more »
Visitors enjoy the Bastyr University Herb and Food Fair
"Get Down with Your Roots" at the 17th Annual Herb and Food FairWednesday, April 29, 2015
You’re invited to a colorful party in the Bastyr University Gardens on Saturday, May 30. Come... Read more »
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Life is a Marathon, Not a SprintTuesday, April 28, 2015
So don't rush things. Because anything worth having, is worth waiting for. - Unknown Read more »
A conference room filled with attendees of Bastyr University Calinfornia's Spring for Health dinner.
“Spring for Health” Dinner Draws Key Crowd in San DiegoThursday, April 23, 2015
The first Bastyr University California event raised money for student scholarships. Read more »
Bastyr student preparing whole foods.
Focus on Whole Foods Prepares Nutrition Students to Make a DifferenceThursday, April 16, 2015
Bastyr University’s nutrition programs focus on the whole picture of foods and wellness. Read more »
Bastyr alumnus Trevor Clark carrying a canoe down a suburban street.
Alumnus Paddles 631 Miles Away from Chronic PainWednesday, April 15, 2015
Follow Trevor Clark, a graduate from Bastyr’s herbal sciences program, as he plans a two-month solo... Read more »
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Tea, "Fire Cider" Featured at Two April Events Preceding National HerbDayWednesday, April 8, 2015
Two April talks led by botanical medicine experts will highlight the importance of herbs ahead of... Read more »
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Dr. Rich Frederickson Named First Professor EmeritusMonday, April 6, 2015
After nearly three decades at Bastyr, a beloved professor is honored for his contributions. Read more »
Spring for Health Luncheon May 12, 2015
Spring for Health Luncheon Features Dr. Paula JohnsonFriday, April 3, 2015
The keynote speaker at the annual event that supports uncompensated care services at Bastyr Center... Read more »
An artists rendering of the upcoming tree house student housing and yurt classrooms.
Tree House Dorms, Yurt Classrooms Planned for Both CampusesWednesday, April 1, 2015
Bastyr has announced plans to build a complex of tree-house dormitories and yurt classrooms at each... Read more »
Bastyr undergraduate students standing with hula hoops.
Undergraduate Students Help Create Wellness at Local Mental Health OrganizationFriday, March 13, 2015
The class project gives students the opportunity to teach what they’ve learned about whole-person... Read more »
Students and faculty at AMSA convention
Naturopathic Students Make Strides at the 2015 American Medical Student AssociationTuesday, March 10, 2015
Bastyr University was well-represented at the Washington D.C. convention, with students from both... Read more »
Washington’s Former “Top Doctor,”: Maxine Hayes B&W Photo
Washington’s Former “Top Doctor,” Maxine Hayes, MD, MPH, FAAP, to Speak at 2015 CommencementMonday, March 2, 2015
Dr. Hayes is the the former Washington State Health Officer and the 2010 recipient of the Bastyr... Read more »
Bastyr University ayurveda instructor Shailinder Sodhi, ND (‘93)
Himalayan Childhood Yields Guiding Vision for Ayurveda ProgramMonday, March 2, 2015
Instructor Shailinder Sodhi, ND (‘93), draws on roots to spread traditional Indian medicine. Read more »
New Track Prepares Psychology Majors for Social Advocacy CareersTuesday, February 10, 2015
Program opens door to psychology careers beyond one-on-one therapy. Read more »
Screen shots of SharePractice apps.
SharePractice App Unites NDs and MDs Through Knowledge-SharingThursday, January 29, 2015
Alumnus Andrew Brandeis, ND (’08), develops app to connect doctors with the wisdom of their peers. Read more »
Bastyr ND Student studying
High Test Scores Show Strength of New Curriculum, California CampusWednesday, January 28, 2015
Naturopathic students excel on standardized test on path to professional licensure. Read more »
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Bastyr Affirms “Black Lives Matter” in Campus VigilTuesday, December 2, 2014
Community gathers to mourn, reflect and seek healing for racial wounds. Read more »
Cowboys rope a calf.
Alumna Brings Naturopathic Medicine to Cattle CountryMonday, December 1, 2014
Melody Keller, ND (‘10), treats fatigue and chronic conditions in eastern Montana. Read more »
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New Public Health Degrees Promote Community-Level WellnessWednesday, November 26, 2014
Master’s programs in public health, maternal-child health and nutrition prepare students to create... Read more »
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What's the Big Deal About Fermented Foods?Monday, November 17, 2014
Learn about the benefits of eating probiotics such as fermented foods, and why the market for this... Read more »
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India Study Site Provides High-Volume Ayurveda TrainingThursday, November 13, 2014
New externship site lets students study ayurveda in its native land. Read more »
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‘Shroom’ Cookbook Offers Guide to the Delights of MushroomsWednesday, November 12, 2014
A new cookbook from recent Bastyr instructor Becky Selengut demystifies fungi for all levels of... Read more »
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Yoga and Meditation Help Cancer Patients with Anxiety and Mood, Study FindsFriday, November 7, 2014
A new analysis led by a Bastyr alumna ranks complementary cancer therapies based on the strength of... Read more »
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Dr. Katherine Raymer Brings Nutrition, Toxin Expertise to Behavioral Health ConferenceThursday, November 6, 2014
The first naturopathic doctor invited to this conference returns for a second straight year. Read more »
Founders' Day award dinner
Founders' Day Honors Natural Medicine PioneersSunday, November 2, 2014
Learn about the honorees celebrated at our Founders' Day Gala November 1. Read more »