Bastyr News

Office Olympics team huddles before event.
Photos of Bastyr Community Day 2012Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Sumo suits, a bouncy castle and a whole lot of lasagna all featured at our "Community Day" this... Read more »
Alain Touwaide, PhD, reading a botanical text at his office.
Visiting Scholar Examines Decline and Rise of Herbal MedicineTuesday, April 24, 2012
Internationally recognized herbal medicine expert Dr. Alain Touwaide will give a talk on "1912-2012... Read more »
Allan Sinfuego and Corinna Adams on campus walkway.
Psych Students Shedding Light on Body Image and Military StressWednesday, April 11, 2012
Two Bastyr health psychology students are tackling advanced research during their undergraduate... Read more »
Sunset over Lapakahi State Historical Park
Bastyr Students Take a Mindful Spring Break in HawaiiWednesday, April 11, 2012
Discover what a group of Bastyr students learned by practicing meditation with two celebrated... Read more »
Vitamin D supplements and sunglasses on grass
Vitamin D-lemma: Bastyr Researchers Address Hot QuestionTuesday, April 10, 2012
How much vitamin D do you need? Bastyr University researchers are tackling the question, and have... Read more »
Portrait of incoming naturopathic medicine student Leigh Siergiewicz
"I had been underestimating myself for years" ~ An Incoming Student ReflectsTuesday, April 10, 2012
Leigh Siergiewicz, who will begin Bastyr University’s Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program in... Read more »
Portrait of President Daniel K. Church
President's Message - April 2012Monday, April 2, 2012
Although we celebrate nature every day at Bastyr, April provides a number of special opportunities... Read more »
Illustration of a tree with plants growing underneath it.
Create Your Own Forest Garden with These 5 PlantsThursday, March 29, 2012
This self-sustaining "tree guild," in which all of the plants support one another, is an example of... Read more »
Man talking to homeless woman.
Research Conference Examines Integrative Mental Health TherapiesFriday, March 16, 2012
The April 13 event is open to the public and covers topic ranging from companionship for the... Read more »
Surfers at La Jolla Beach in San Diego
California Plans Take ShapeThursday, March 8, 2012
It's been a busy few weeks preparing for the San Diego campus. Here's a roundup on our new clinic,... Read more »
Student Erin Prasad reads to her daughter in the Parent Resource Center
7 Resources for Parents at BastyrThursday, March 8, 2012
More than a tenth of Bastyr students balance studies with child care. They find help in the campus... Read more »
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What is Integrated Human Biology?Thursday, March 8, 2012
Scientists don't work in silos in the real world. A new major prepares students for collaborative... Read more »
Portrait of Dr. Daniel Church
President's Message, March 2012Thursday, March 1, 2012
How does Jeremy Lin's story relate to Bastyr University's? We are both doing things that have... Read more »
A group of Bastyr students play drums.
Bastyr Shows It's Got Talent at Annual ShowThursday, March 1, 2012
Each year the Student Council organizes the Talent / No Talent Show, inviting members of the Bastyr... Read more »
Rabbi Ted Falcon, PhD
Spiritual Wisdom About Death and Dying with Rabbi Ted Falcon Monday, February 27, 2012
Bastyr's Center for Spirituality, Science and Medicine presents the final act in the series, “going... Read more »
Brown bottles with white labels.
New Essential Oil and Aromatherapy Certificate Program Stimulates SensesFriday, February 24, 2012
The first course in the series, "Essential Oil Therapy: Foundations," runs March 30 to April 1. Read more »
Portrait of Bastyr nutrition student Courtney Fasano.
Bastyr Hosting Series of Talks Feb. 27 to March 1 for National Eating Disorders Awareness WeekThursday, February 16, 2012
Focus of on-campus talks will be prevention, support and awareness Read more »
A family underneath a colorful "Welcome" banner.
14th Herb and Food Fair Will Focus on "Restoration of Body and Planet"Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Mycologist Paul Stamets, the "Gluten-Free Doctor" Jean Layton and Pacific Northwest ethnobotanist... Read more »
Segrest smiling with students
Feeding the Spirit: Nutritionist Helps Tribes Rediscover Traditional Foods Thursday, February 9, 2012
Nutrition graduate Valerie Segrest helps Northwest tribes reinvent traditional foods, learning that... Read more »
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A New Natural Directions to Match our New WebsiteThursday, February 9, 2012
We've redesigned and improved Natural Directions based on input from our reader survey. Read more »
Watkins in kitchen
Bastyr Chef's “Mindful Eating” Mission Profiled in The Seattle TimesFriday, February 3, 2012
The Seattle Times recently profiled the Bastyr Dining Commons chef, unearthing a story that was new... Read more »
Bastyr University President Daniel K. Church, PhD
President's Message, February 2012Wednesday, February 1, 2012
As we enter the second month of 2012, big changes are happening at Bastyr University. You may have... Read more »
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Welcome to Our New Website!Monday, January 30, 2012
We're excited to launch a redesigned site that reflects the growth and discovery happening at the... Read more »
Marianne Rees and Carole Freeman cook in the Bastyr nutrition kitchen
Students Put Their Culinary Skills to the Test at "Top Chef: Bastyr"Friday, January 27, 2012
Seven teams of two students each competed for the title of Top Chef in January 2012, but all of the... Read more »
Plate with Peking Duck, Stir-Fried Chinese Greens and Fried Rice and Vegetaables
Celebrate Year of the Dragon in the Dining CommonsThursday, January 12, 2012
Welcome Chinese New Year with the Bastyr community from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, January 23,... Read more »
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iCAM Summer Program DiscontinuedThursday, January 12, 2012
You can learn more about use of complementary and alternative medicine through Bastyr University's... Read more »
Students conversing in campus courtyard.
New Master's Program Offers Holistic Approach to Counseling PsychologyTuesday, January 10, 2012
Bastyr's new Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program draws on the University's distinctive... Read more »