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Alison Shapiro to present at annual "Mini Medicial School" at Pacific Medical Center

03/31/2010

The California Pacific Medical Center’s Institute for Health and Healing in San Francisco will be holding its annual “Mini Medical School” on Wednesdays in April, and the Chair of Saybrook’s Board of Trustees, Alison Shapiro, will be one of the featured speakers.

The free lecture series will explore the brain — from neuroplasticity and emotions to brain injury and aging. Nationally renowned experts will share how to keep the brain active and vital, and reveal the brain’s remarkable capacity to regenerate and adapt.

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Eugene Taylor to deliver opening address at science of consciousness conference

03/31/2010

Eugene Taylor, director of the Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology concentration at Saybrook’s Graduate College of Psychology and Humanistic, will deliver the opening address of the first Plenary session of the annual “Toward a Science of Consciousness” conference, April 11 - 17, in Tucson, Arizona.  

Preconference workshops begin on the 12th, and the opening session is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on April 13th.

A historian, philosopher of psychology, and internationally recognized scholar on the life and work of William James, Taylor’s presentation will be called “Could Radical Empiricism Guide Neurophenomenology as the Future of Neuroscience?”

For more information visit http://www.consciousness.arizona.edu/.

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Marc Pilisuk to speak at conference about revisiting the military-industrial complex

03/31/2010

Marc Pilisuk, a Human Sciences faculty member at Saybrook’s Graduate School of Psychology and Humanistic Studies, will be speaking on the implications of war and military spending at a conference at Purdue University.

The conference, “Revisiting the Idea of the Military Industrial Complex,” will be held on April 9th, and be divided into two parts.  The first will involve Pilisuk, the author of more than 140 articles on conflict and its resolution, discussing his book Who Benefits from Global Violence and War?

The second will consist of a panel of experts local to Purdue on the impact of war and military spending.
The event is free and open to the public – it will be held in Room 206 of Stewart Center, on Purdue’s West Lafayette, Indiana, campus.

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Saybrook Dialogues commence in April

03/31/2010

The Saybrook Dialogues, an in-depth examination of topical issues facing the world today, kicks off Thursday, April 1, with additional Dialogues scheduled on April 21 and June 10.

All programs are held at Saybrook’s San Francisco campus, 747 Front Street.  Dialogues begin at 7 p.m..

April 1 Dialogue: Leading in the Midst of Change

As leaders (and we are all leaders) our opportunity and challenge is to embrace change, to understand change, and to lead change - within ourselves, our lives, our organizations. This Saybrook Dialogue will focus on tools and practices for leading, and thriving in the midst of change.

Dialogue Leaders

   Bob Andrews, Director of Executive Coaching for Gap Inc.
   Jackie McGrath, Executive Coach

April 21 Dialogue: Appreciative Leadership: Turning Creative Potential into Positive Power

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Saybrook Alumnus Douglas Beckwith, PhD '07 Directs Program in Learning Technology

03/23/2010
Rising from the Ashes of First-Year Programs Douglas Beckwith, Dean and Executive Director, University of Phoenix In early 2010, the University of Phoenix and Axia College launched an innovative new ‘First Year Sequence’ for all incoming students. This 24-unit sequence of eight courses presents a gradual introduction to the complexity of learning technology. They will learn how this...

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Eric Lindblom, PhD '03 Reports from Concepcion, Chile

03/18/2010
On February 27, 2010 an 8.8 earthquake struck southern Chile. I've been to Concepcion, hard hit near the epicenter, that suffered 90% destruction of the center city. More than 500 people died. Chances are I've met some of those people. This is a sad time for me. The toll would have been greater if the country was not prepared. Chile is a very sophisticated country. However, the feel of the...

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Saybrook Students Seek Practicums/Internships

03/15/2010
Saybrook students, especially in California and in the PsyD Program, are seeking Practicums and/or Internships. Contact SaybrookAlumniAssociation@Saybrook.edu if you have can be of assistance.

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The Existential-Humanistic Institute Requests Your Response

03/13/2010
Dear EHI Supporter, Would you be interested in receiving intensive training in E-H Therapy from EHI founders and faculty including Kirk Schneider, Orah Krug, and Nader Shabahangi? This intensive training would allow you to receive a Certificate in Existential-Humanistic Therapy. The certificate would certify a completion in specific training and coursework required to meet EHI's...

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The Center for Mind-Body Medicine Offers Reduced Rate for the June Food as Medicine Program

03/13/2010
The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM) will provide a discount for Saybrook Alumni at the upcoming Food As Medicine (FAM) Program in Washington, DC (June 10-13, 2010) Saybrook Alumni can attend for only $750. Click Here to see the Conference Announcement.

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Photos From Saybrook's Dr. Marie Fonrose in Haiti!

03/13/2010
Marie (on bottom right) with Haiti Children Marie with Medical Staff in Pignon, Haiti Haiti Boy Haiti Girl

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