Thursday, February 9, 2012
We've redesigned and improved Natural Directions based on input from our reader survey.Read more »
Segrest smiling with studentsThursday, February 9, 2012
Nutrition graduate Valerie Segrest helps Northwest tribes reinvent traditional foods, learning that social change starts in the kitchen.Read more »
Watkins in kitchenFriday, February 3, 2012
The Seattle Times recently profiled the Bastyr Dining Commons chef, unearthing a story that was new even to many at Bastyr.Read more »
Bastyr University President Daniel K. Church, PhDWednesday, February 1, 2012
As we enter the second month of 2012, big changes are happening at Bastyr University. You may have noticed we unveiled a new website.Read more »
Monday, January 30, 2012
We're excited to launch a redesigned site that reflects the growth and discovery happening at the University. Read on to learn about the site's new features, why we changed the colors and how you can give your feedback.Read more »
Marianne Rees and Carole Freeman cook in the Bastyr nutrition kitchenFriday, January 27, 2012
Seven teams of two students each competed for the title of Top Chef in January 2012, but all of the contestants won the respect and admiration of their peers — and it was all for a good cause!Read more »
Plate with Peking Duck, Stir-Fried Chinese Greens and Fried Rice and VegetaablesThursday, January 12, 2012
Welcome Chinese New Year with the Bastyr community from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, January 23, with traditional favorites such as Chinese Szechuan Noodles, Peking Duck with Mandarin Pancakes and Stir-Fried Rice and Vegetables.Read more »
Thursday, January 12, 2012
You can learn more about use of complementary and alternative medicine through Bastyr University's continuing and community education courses.Read more »
Students conversing in campus courtyard.Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Bastyr's new Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program draws on the University's distinctive integrative approach to mental, spiritual and physical wellness.Read more »
Running into the lakeMonday, January 9, 2012
It's tradition for Bastyrians to mark the first day of the winter quarter with a dash down the trail to Lake Washington and a dip into the chilly water.Check it out »

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