DifaniFriday, September 9, 2011
A 2009 graduate of the herbal sciences bachelor's program, Difani opened Herbal Wellness, a retail herb store in Kirkland, Wash. She consults on herbs and nutrition and helps formulate custom herbal blends.Read more »
Friday, September 9, 2011
Darcie Boltz opened Heeling Allies, a business that trains assistance dogs and matches them with people with emotional and psychological needs. She calls the dogs "a highly effective type of alternative medicine and a wonderful adjunct to traditional therapies."Read more »
Researcher pours fluid into a beakerThursday, September 8, 2011
September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and Bastyr University is working to tackle the disease on multiple fronts. Calling for prevention, early detection and new cancer research are the ways Bastyr is working to make strides against this growing epidemic.Read more »
Ying YuFriday, August 26, 2011
Ying Yu, MS, a 2007 graduate of the Master of Science in Nutrition and Clinical Health Psychology, uses an integrated approach to mental health counseling and nutritional consultation. She co-owns a full-service nutrition counseling clinic, Green Lake Nutrition, which specializes in whole-foods nutrition, functional medicine and psychotherapy for medical health conditions.Read more »
Friday, August 26, 2011
A 2004 graduate of the naturopathic medicine program at Bastyr, Dr. Becky Chollet is merging her love of teaching with medicine and nature at the Champlain Center for Natural Medicine in Shelburne, Vermont. Read more »
People walking through the bastyr garden with the student village as backdropSaturday, August 13, 2011
Nearly a year after the Student Village began providing on-campus housing to Bastyr University students, the LEED platinum-certified structure still is attracting visitors interested in learning more about its innovative design and sustainable features.Read more »
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

For the second year in a row, Bastyr University has been recognized as one of King Co

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Bastyr donors posing with a giant pair of scissorsTuesday, June 21, 2011
On June 21, 2011, Bastyr University held its annual Donor Recognition Reception to honor the University's many supporters from the past year.Read more »
Penny Simkin standing behind a podiumMonday, June 20, 2011
At Bastyr's commencement on June 20, 2011, the University conferred an honorary Doctor of Natural Health Arts and Sciences degree upon Penny Simkin, PT, for her influential childbirth education and advocacy work promoting safe, appropriate maternal and infant care.Read more »
Bastyr students stand and cross their hearts as they read an oath at graduation.Monday, June 20, 2011

Bastyr University proudly sent 283 graduates into the world at its 30th annual commencement exercises Monday, June 20, 2011, at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle.

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