Bastyr News

Fog surrounds Seattle with Mt. Rainier in the background.
What's Really the Deal with Seattle Weather?Tuesday, June 11, 2013
You've heard about the soggy, sun-deprived Pacific Northwest. Here's the shocking truth (it's... Read more »
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Permaculture Alumna Learns to Observe and Restore LandscapesTuesday, June 11, 2013
Deena Lewis left a job at Microsoft to design landscapes as she learned in Bastyr's permaculture... Read more »
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Colorado Passes Law Recognizing Naturopathic DoctorsMonday, June 10, 2013
The law is a victory for the field of naturopathic medicine, signaling a growing interest among... Read more »
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When is a “Book” More Than Just a Collection of Pages?Friday, June 7, 2013
The “Human Library” event at Bastyr Center for Natural Health helps student practitioners dispel... Read more »
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The End of the Academic Year – The Beginning of New CareersMonday, June 3, 2013
Hats off to the Bastyr University Class of 2013! Read more »
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Unusual Parkinson's Study Seeks to Learn from "Positive Deviants"Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Researchers gather data from patients around the world in search of a recipe for success. Read more »
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Doula to Hollywood Elite Joins Simkin Center CaliforniaWednesday, May 29, 2013
Ana Paula Markel's own births led her to care for birthing mothers, a skill she teaches at the new... Read more »
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How Five Students Found Their Way to Bastyr’s Bachelor’s ProgramsThursday, May 16, 2013
Students and alumni share their stories in this video highlighting Bastyr's bachelor degree... Read more »
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Acupuncture Students Intern at Mariners Spring TrainingThursday, May 16, 2013
The Seattle Mariners are leaders in using acupuncture and integrative medicine in professional... Read more »
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After Burning Out, Swimmer Plunges into Whole-Food NutritionThursday, May 16, 2013
A high-performance diet gave Ellen Freeman energy but not health. Discovering whole foods let her... Read more »
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Researcher Part of Groundbreaking Study on Naturopathic CareWednesday, May 15, 2013
Dr. Ryan Bradley helped author a study on the relationship between naturopathic care and... Read more »
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With Help from Her Heritage, Alumna Leads on Cancer and Diabetes CareMonday, May 13, 2013
Jody Noé's childhood education in Cherokee herbalism led her to naturopathic medicine. Now she's a... Read more »
Victoria Sweet talks on stage at the Spring For Health Luncheon.
Record Amount Raised at Annual “Spring for Health Luncheon” Monday, May 13, 2013
$120,000 was raised to help pay for uncompensated medical care at the University's Seattle teaching... Read more »
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Take Pride in Your Plate: Map Shows Connections to Local FarmsMonday, May 13, 2013
The Bastyr Dining Commons has a colorful new reminder of the Northwest farms and fisheries that... Read more »
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Fast Facts That You “May” Not Have Known Wednesday, May 1, 2013
We present a little trivia about this month to go along with the latest news and events. Read more »
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Video: Learn How to Eat With The Seasons Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Dr. Benjamin Apichai provides an in-depth look at the benefits of eating foods that are in season. Read more »
Daniel C. Cherkin, MS, PhD
Research Director Cherkin Named to National Advisory PanelTuesday, April 30, 2013
Dr. Cherkin joins 20 other experts from across the U.S. on a prestigious panel that focuses on... Read more »
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California Campus Expands into New BuildingMonday, April 29, 2013
Bastyr University California is adding a second building of clinical facilities and laboratories to... Read more »
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Visiting Scholar Brings Herbal Expertise to Kenmore CampusMonday, April 29, 2013
The former chair of the Botanical Medicine and Midwifery departments returns to campus to teach... Read more »
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Five Days of Free, Unique Classes to Honor HerbDay 2013Monday, April 29, 2013
The eighth annual National HerbDay aims to raise awareness about the benefits herbs can play in our... Read more »
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Celebrate Nature at the Herb and Food Fair June 1Thursday, April 25, 2013
You're invited to a big colorful party in our garden on Saturday, June 1. Learn why it's great (and... Read more »
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Princeton Review Names University One of Nation's GreenestThursday, April 25, 2013
In celebration of Earth Day 2013, The Princeton Review highlights Bastyr University's commitment to... Read more »
Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH
Dr. Bradley Appointed to Expand Research and Clinical Services at California CampusThursday, April 25, 2013
"In many cases, healthy lifestyle choices are often more effective than pharmaceutical care, and... Read more »
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Working with Plants Makes You a Better PersonThursday, April 25, 2013
Students find themselves changed in Bastyr's holistic landscape design program. Read more »
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10 Reasons to Visit Bastyr Just for FunThursday, April 11, 2013
We'd love to see you for an Admissions visit, but here are other ways to visit our Kenmore campus... Read more »
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An Acrobat Walks Into a Medical SchoolThursday, April 11, 2013
Learn how Becky Meldrum leapt from Cirque du Soleil to Bastyr's naturopathic medicine program — and... Read more »
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Herbal Sciences Alumni Craft Locally Sourced Honey WinesMonday, April 8, 2013
After meeting at Bastyr, Michelle and Jeremy Kyncl opened a meadery reflecting the herbal diversity... Read more »