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Save the date: Saybrook to hold open house on March 18

03/08/2010

Faculty and staff from all of Saybrook University’s graduate colleges will be on hand to describe programs, answer questions, and make connections at the San Francisco office of Saybrook University, 747 Front Street, on March 18 from 5:30 - 8 p.m..

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Mind-Body Medicine Chair Don Moss travels to support develoment of biofeedback

03/08/2010

Don Moss, the editor of Biofeedback Magazine and the chair of Saybrook’s Graduate college of Mind-Body Medicine, has a busy travel schedule late this month in support of efforts to improve the knowledge and implementation of biofeedback techniques. 

From March 24-27, Moss will attend the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, in San Diego.  He will present two clinical workshops at that meeting:  first, “Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Health” with colleague Angele McGrady, and second, “Breath Training and Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders” with Saybrook faculty member Fredric Shaffer.

On March 28, Moss will attend the annual board meeting of the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America, also in San Diego. He is a Board member, and serves as the officer in charge of promoting the certification process for biofeedback professionals internationally.

 

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Saybrook Alumna and Board of Trustees Member Renee Levi, PhD '03 Co-Directs Power of Place Initiative

03/05/2010
Leadership Development at The Banff Centre, along with The Fetzer Institute’s Powers of Place Initiative, would like to invite you to participate in an intimate forum on Place-Based Leadership, which will explore the role of place in transformative leadership theory and practice. The forum will be held at The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta, Canada from May 9 -12, 2010. To See Invitation...

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Alumnus David Whitsitt, PhD '08 and Three Saybrook Doctoral Students Present at The International Human Science Research Conference in August

03/05/2010
Alumnus David Whitsitt, PhD '08 and Three Saybrook Doctoral Students Erica Shane Hamilton, Miyuki Tomura, and Christine Thomas Present the Symposium Giving Voice to Experience: Health and Sigma, Student Contributions to Qualitative Research The International Human Science Research Conference Seattle University August 4-8, 2010 Abstract: This symposium will showcase the power of qualitative...

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Saybrook Alumni Haiti Fund Raises More Than $1500

03/01/2010
Saybrook Alumni Haiti Fund Raises More Than $1500 in Support of Alumna Marie Fonrose's Mission On February 19th Marie left for Haiti. In little over a week she has begun her work as a psychologist at a hospital in Pignon; has visited an orphanage and held group therapy; has been on the radio with local clergy educating the public about mental health issues in Haiti; and has visited an elementary...

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Ransom Center Awards Annual Fellowships

02/26/2010
The Ransom Center annually awards 50 fellowships to support scholarly research projects in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. Applicants must demonstrate the necessity of substantial on-site use of the Center's collections. The fellowships range from one to three months, with stipends of $3,000 per month....

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A Message from Alison Bonds Shapiro, Chair of Saybrook's Board of Trustees

02/26/2010
Dear Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Staff, During this transition period, I promised to periodically update you on the progress we are making at Saybrook University on the presidential search. By design the presidential search process has been discreet. However, there are a few items I would like to share with you and to give you an idea of where we are in the process. First, the Search...

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Saybrook Alumna Deirdre Bundy, PhD '09 Opens Mentoring Service for Adolescent and Teenage Girls

02/26/2010
Saybrook Alumna Deirdre Bundy, PhD '09 and Briana Schuck are very excited to announce the official launching of the LITTLE LADIES SPORTS CLUB, a mentoring service for adolescent and teenage girls ages 8-18 years of age in the Malibu, Venice, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Westwood, Brentwood, Bel Air and Beverly Hills, CA area! After months of creation and...

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Position Open as Department Chair, International Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

02/26/2010
Department Chair, International Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology ¡V Chicago Campus The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (www.thechicagoschool.edu) is an independent, regionally accredited not-for profit graduate school providing education for careers in psychology and related behavioral and health sciences. The Chairperson of the International Psychology...

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The Latest from Saybrook Alumna Marie Fonrose, PhD '03 in Haiti

02/26/2010
Dear Saybrook Community, What I did not anticipate was funds for the project itself. I visited a camp where water was scarce so I had to buy water for the kids. Can you imagine counseling someone who is thirsty or even hungry? My church also ended up supporting the project, which is great. I can now use some of their funds to provide water and some nourishment to the kids. Many of them have...

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