Tag: University News & Events

A new website for a new University

The new Saybrook University website launched this week, and with it a single sign on process for: • The password protected side of the website • SMS • Student Gmail. Extension of the single sign on process to MyLearning is anticipated to be completed shortly thereafter. The primary Saybrook URL address, test.saybrook.edu has not changed. However, any URL addresses… Read more »

Save the date – come celebrate with us

We’ve come a long way:  Join us at a party to honor and celebrate the new Saybrook University on Friday, Jan. 15, at 8 p.m., during the Graduate College of Psychology and Humanistic Studies Residential Conference, in the main ballroom at the Westin San Francisco Airport Hotel.  Dessert and Champagne will be served, and there… Read more »

What does the Earth Friendly Food Chain mean to you?

Save the date:  Saybrook Graduate College of Psychology and Humanistic Studies adjunct faculty member Linda Riebel will be speaking at the Say Francisco Public Library about her new book The Earth Friendly Food Chain. A look at the dangers of the industrial food system and the exciting world of healthy, sustainable food, The Earth-Friendly Food… Read more »

The advantage of unprocessed foods

Nutrition is an often overlooked component of mind-body medicine – it doesn’t have the glitz of hypnosis or the hipness of biofeedback.  But it’s basic:  what you decide to put in your body today has a major impact on your health tomorrow.  Just ask Beverly Rubik.  A faculty member of Saybrook’s College of Mind-Body Medicine… Read more »

Existential Humanistic Institute holds its third annual conference this month

The Existential Humanistic Institute will hold its third annual conference this month, Nov. 19 – 21, in San Francisco. Co-sponsored by Saybrook, the conference will have the theme of “From Crisis to Creativity  Necessary Losses, Unexpected Gains,” and will examine the paradoxical nature of life and our times. Many significant thinkers in the existential-humanistic tradition… Read more »

Human Science student Gail Ervin wins prestigious World Peace Fellowship

Gail Ervin, an environmental planner and mediator studying in Saybrook’s Human Science PhD program with a concentration in Social Transformation has been awarded a prestigious Rotary World Peace Fellowship – one of only two people from the United States to receive the honor this year.  There are 24 fellows in all. The fellowship involves an… Read more »

Don Moss elected to the board of the world’s most recognized biofeedback certification organization

This month Don Moss, Chair of Saybrook University’s Graduate College of Mind-Body Medicine, was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA). The editor of Biofeedback Magazine and a globally recognized expert in mind-body techniques, Moss operates two Michigan-based clinics providing psychological services and mind-body therapies, and… Read more »

Emerging education for emerging world citizens

There were two reasons for psychology faculty member Benina Gould to attend the Dalai Lama’s Mind-Life Conference early this month.  The personal reason is that she’s a practicing Buddhist.  The professional reason was that the conference’s theme, “Emerging World Citizens,” dovetails almost perfectly with Gould’s own research on how to educate people to become global… Read more »

Tom Greening to receive 2009 Szasz Award

Throughout his long career – as a private practitioner working with Jim Bugental; as the editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology;  as a faculty member at Saybrook, and at UCLA – Tom Greening has striven to live up to the charge of humanistic psychology:  to enhance people’s ability to experience freedom and meaning in… Read more »