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News about Student Loans from ForgiveStudentLoanDebt.com

02/06/2012
From ForgiveStudentLoanDebt.com: Lots of exciting things on the student loan reform front are in the works for the upcoming year - we've already won a few battles over the course of the last 3 years, but the real fight is only just beginning. With the Presidential and Congressional elections a mere 11 months away, ForgiveStudentLoanDebt.com and all of our allies are determined to make student...

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Faculty Positions Open at Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

02/06/2012
FULLTIME CORE FACULTY OPEN POSITIONS PSY.D. IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology invites applications for two core faculty positions in our spiritually-oriented Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology program, which is currently seeking APA accreditation. In the first role, eligible candidates will have previous experience in obtaining APA accreditation or other integral...

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Grants Available in the Study of Gratitude at Greater Good Science Center

02/06/2012
New GGSC Project: Expanding the Science and Practice of Gratitude *Call for Research Proposals* For years, gratitude has been central to our work here at the Greater Good Science Center (GGSC). In fact, it's one of our Six Habits of Happiness--meaning it's a research-tested, everyday practice that's key to living a rich and healthy life, in compassionate connection to others. That...

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Psychology and Humanistic Studies

Saybrook alumnae raise funds for South African NGO through fair trade coffee sales

02/06/2012

Tammy Hanks and Priscilla Schlottman -- both of whom completed doctoral degrees in Psychology/Social Transformation at Saybrook -- serve as Director and Clinical Director of the Zulu Orphan Alliance (ZOA), a nonprofit organization founded by volunteer psychologists, therapists, social workers, and medical professionals. Current Saybrook student Donna Nassor sits on the board of ZOA, helping the organization provide a network of ongoing support to orphaned and vulnerable children living near Adams Mission, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. Bhek Kids final.jpg.opt737x569o0,0s737x569

ZOA supports the Bhekanisizwe (which is Zulu for "look after the nation") Center where where 26 orphans are housed and an additional 30 orphans and other vulnerable children receive meals and basic needs. What makes ZOA unique among aid groups is that, beyond the provision of basic needs like food, shelter, and medical care, we also offer free access to therapeutic modalities - particularly art therapy and expressive therapies that can be adapted in culturally senstive and appropriate ways that transcend ethnic barriers.

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Events

Financial assistance available for students to attend conference on psychology and war

02/03/2012

IS WAR INEVITABLE? AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Psychology Making a Difference in Society Series

Bringing Together Psychoanalysts and Social Psychologists to Discuss Motivations for War.

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Katie Murphy Amphitheater
Fashion Institute of Technology
7th Ave. at West 27th Street, Entrance D
New York City

The theme of this conference is inspired by a correspondence between Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud. In 1932 Einstein wrote to Freud and posed the question, Is war inevitable? (or more precisely “Is there any way of delivering mankind from the menace of war?”). Freud’s response to Einstein was published under the title, “Why War?” His answer was consistent with what was known at that time about human motivation and aggression. Our examination of this topic continues to be as vital to address today as it was then.

 

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Saybrook Alumnus Dr. Michael Mayer (Ph.D. '77) Announces Spring Workshop Schedule

02/03/2012
Dear friends and colleagues: Happy New Year 2012, the Chinese year of the Water Dragon. The Water Dragon calms the dragon's fire – one of the key alchemical practices of Qigong. For those of you who are thinking about what workshops you want to take in the new year for new growth, learning leading-edge healing methods, and to calm the dragon's fire of our hectic lives I hope you...

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Dr. Bob Hieronimus (Ph.D. '81) Releases New Edition of Hieronimus & Co. 21st Century Radio Newsletter

02/02/2012
Dr. Bob Hieronimus (Ph.D. '81) Releases New Edition of Hieronimus & Co. 21st Century Radio Newsletter

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Carnegie Mellon University Offers Hazing Awareness Scholarship

02/02/2012
Due to more recent CNN hazing news at http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/23/us/florida-hazing-death/index.html Hazing Awareness Scholarships will be awarded this spring. All Student may now apply for the FEB 6, 2012 deadline. So if you have not already done so, apply now for the Hazing Awareness Scholarship. See details at http://www.cmu.edu/architecture/whats-good/fall-2011/hazing-scholarship.html....

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Saybrook Alumnus Dr. Steve Wolf (Ph.D. '86) Held a Two Hour CEU Presentation in January on Taming Your Anger

02/02/2012
Saybrook Alumnus Dr. Steve Wolf (Ph.D. '86) held two hour (Two CEU) presentation, sponsored by the Iranian Psychological Association on Taming Your Anger. Steve discussed the underlying principles of Taming Your Anger, the history of Emotional Intelligence and the value of teaching Emotional Intelligence for developing Mindfulness, Insight, improved Emotional Regulation, and greater Self...

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Tenure Track Position Open in Human Development and Family Studies at University of Nevada

02/02/2012
The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program within the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor beginning July 1, 2012. The HDFS program provides a range of courses that cover lifespan development in the context of the family, community, and society. The program offers an undergraduate major and Master’s...

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