Tag: University News & Events

Saybrook University introduces PhD program focusing on Creativity Studies

A complex fast changing world demands new, creative approaches to everything from corporate strategies to food preparation:  Saybrook University is pleased to announce the creation of a unique psychology PhD program specializing Creativity Studies. Saybrook has a long connection with the study of creativity:  one of its founders was legendary psychologist Rollo May, who wrote… Read more »

Saybook’s Donna Nassor appointed as a New York representative of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA)

Psychology/Social Transformation PhD student Donna Nassor has been appointed as a New York representative of the International Peace Research Association (IPRA), a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) since the 1980s. In her new position, Donna will be responsible for attending meetings and committee functions,… Read more »

Rollo May’s last book, “The Psychology of Existence,” to be re-issued

McGraw-Hill has announced that it is re-issuing The Psychology of Existence, the last book that pioneering existential psychologist Rollo May wrote in 2004. May was one of the founders of Saybrook University, and wrote The Psychology of Existence with Kirk Schneider, a Saybrook graduate who is now also a member of Saybrook’s faculty. The New… Read more »

Saybrook University to Sponsor Chip Conley “Emotional Equations” Book Signing Events

San Francisco, CA, January 5, 2012 – Saybrook University announced today that it is sponsoring signing events for Chip Conley’s new book, “Emotional Equations” (January 10, Free Press). In the book, Conley, dynamic entrepreneur and author of the bestselling “Peak”, has developed a new lexicon for an emotionally intelligent age by introducing brilliantly simple formulas… Read more »

Saybrook Conference Sessions Open To Prospective Students This January

Join us at an upcoming conference session to engage in an integral part of the Saybrook experience. For 40 years Saybrook University has offered distance education for graduate students. Combining online and residential instruction, our programs foster close contact amongst faculty and learners while offering flexibility. A key component of Saybrook’s learning model, residential conference… Read more »

Saybrook faculty member George Kent publishes two new books on food production

  Saybrook Professor George Kent – who teaches STR 6585 “The Human Right to Adequate Food” – has published Ending Hunger Worldwide, a book that challenges the naïve notion that everyone wants hunger to end. Rather, hunger ensures that some people will work for very low pay, so employers make good profits and consumers enjoy… Read more »

Saybrook University issues statement in support of the Occupy Movement

On Friday, Oct. 28, Saybrook University issued the following statement: Saybrook University’s stated mission is to promote the creation of a more “humane, just and sustainable world.” We call on local governments and the federal government to respect and support the Occupy movement protesters’ rights of nonviolent speech and assembly. Share your experience, opinion, and… Read more »

Alumna Lyn Freeman launches new, revolutionary, technique for post-cancer recovery

Saybrook Alumna Lyn Freeman has been one of the leading researchers on guided imagery as a healing technique.  In 2005 she received the first National Institutes of Health grant to study it as a method of support for cancer survivors. Treatment for cancer can often leave survivors exhausted, depleted, and drained — but modern medicine… Read more »

Alumna Kaffia Jones promoted to Brigadier General

Saybrook is pleased to announce that psychology alumna Colonel Kaffia Jones was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General on Sept. 10.  The ceremony was held it Atlanta, Georgia, and attended by Brigadier General Jones’ immediate family, officers of the General corps, and enlisted servicemen and women.  Saybrook Faculty member Eugene Taylor was also in… Read more »

Biscayne Institutes named among best in world for recovery from traumatic brain injury

Recently The Biscayne Institutes of Health & Living, founded and directed by Saybrook Mind-Body Medicine faculty member Marie DiCowden, was named one of 16 best practices for community integration of individuals with brain injury out of 253 surveyed world wide by the Univeristy of Toronto for an upcomming publication. The Biscayne Institute of Health & Living… Read more »