Category: Alumni Messenger


Documentary featuring the work of alumni David Paul, M.D., Ph.D. ’06 and Bonnie Paul, Ph.D. ’06 receives Cannes Film Festival Award

Saybrook alumni David Paul, M.D., Ph.D. (06) and Bonnie Paul, Ph.D. (06) have been directing and presenting an ongoing series of workshops, titled Freedom to Choose, at Valley State Prison for Women (VSPW) in Chowchilla, California twice a year since 2004. VSPW is one of the largest medium/maximum security women’s prisons in the world. A… Read more »

Alumnus Bob Hieronimus, Ph.D. ’80 featured on the Discovery Channel’s ‘Hunting the Lost Symbol’

Alumnus Dr. Bob Hieronimus is featured on the Discovery Channel’s “Hunting the Lost Symbol” premiering October 18th at 8 PM Eastern. Produced by Hollywood filmmakers Ron Ziskin and Mark Victor, and based on the new best-seller by Dan Brown, this program promises an exploration of the ancient and hidden meanings of American symbols – which… Read more »

Candidates sought for the permanent positon of Saybrook University president

Candidates sought for the permanent positon of Saybrook University president The exciting process of seeking Saybrook University’s new president is being led by Board of Trustees’ Chair, Alison Bonds Shapiro, in cooperation with the Nonprofit Leadership, Education and Foundations Division of the San Francisco firm, Rusher Loscavio Executive Search. Please refer potential candidates to the… Read more »

Alumna Heather Dermyer, Ph.D. ’09, mind-body trainer for athletes who competed in US Olympic trials in Michigan

Saybrook Alumna, Heather Dermyer, Ph.D., Mind-Body Performance Trainer at the United States Olympic Education Center (USOEC) in Marquette, MI. Recently, the USOEC hosted the 2009 Olympic Trials for Short Track Speed Skating. Five grueling days of cut-throat competition determined which athletes will represent the United States in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia,… Read more »

EHI November conference seeking volunteers

EHI’s November Conference is looking for volunteers to exchange their time to assist with tasks at the conference in exchange for their registration fee. Below is a general description of the tasks involved: The volunteer will be assigned to specific workshops and rooms, and will be seated at the door with a small table. The… Read more »

Message to alumni from the Board of Trustees chair

Dear Saybrook Alumni, This past June, I promised to periodically update you on progress we are making at Saybrook. I am very pleased to say that I have some wonderful news regarding developments at Saybrook to share with you. First, we are now Saybrook University with three distinct colleges: the Graduate College of Psychology and… Read more »

Two $5,000 awards for gay-lesbian research

The Joan Heller-Diane Bernard Fellowship in Lesbian and Gay Studies: This fellowship supports research by a junior scholar (graduate student, untenured university professor or independent researcher) and a senior scholar (tenured university professor or advanced independent scholar) into the impact of lesbians and/or gay men on U.S. society and culture. Scholars conducting research on lesbians… Read more »