Tag: University News & Events


Saybrook scholarship now accepting applications

The Leonard Shlain Scholarship Fund supports the work of students doing research in the areas explored in Former Saybrook Trustee Dr. Leonard Shlain’s books: creativity, the development of the human brain, art and science, and human sexuality. There are two annual awards of $1,500 each. The scholarship awardees will be presented copies of Dr. Shlain’s… Read more »

Understanding story and the injured brain

Join Saybrook Board of Trustees Chair Alison Shapiro for a discussion on concepts of narrative psychology in brain injury. The session, which Shapiro will co-host with Rita Martin, L.Ac., will cover an understanding of the power of “story,” and how we can change the patterns of internal messaging to support recovery.  The presentation, on Tuesday,… Read more »

Saybrook faculty to support development of biofeedback for medical professionals in Poland

Saybrook College of Mind-Body Medicine faculty are off to Poland later this month to support the training of medical professionals there in mind-body medicine techniques. Mind-Body Medicine chair Don Moss is assisting faculty at the University of Lublin in the creation of a new “Polish-American Institute of the Psychology of Existence and Mind-Body Medicine” that… Read more »

Jung’s Red Book comes to LA

Saybrook community members in the Southern California area have a rare opportunity to connect with the work of Carl Jung.  Jung’s renowned Red Book – his recording of his own psychotic break, the insights gleaned from which eventually led to the underpinnings of Jungian Psychology – will be on display at the Hammer-UCLA Museum from… Read more »

Network with us

Saybrook is expanding its social media presence to build our community and attract new communities. Need to know what’s happening at Saybrook – and to connect with students, faculty, and alumni? Check out, join, and invite others to join our social networking sites. Saybrook has an active presence on: • Twitter, where job postings, faculty news,… Read more »

Student scholarships available

Saybrook is now accepting applications from students for several high-profile scholarships offered directly from the university. They include: The Rollo May Scholarship:  this $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a student of any of Saybrook University’s three colleges whose graduate work explicitly applies and extends the existential-humanistic contributions of Rollo May. Student work may include scholarship… Read more »

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

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… Read more »

Eugene Taylor to deliver opening address at science of consciousness conference

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… Read more »

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

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. … Read more »

Saybrook Dialogues commence in April

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… Read more »