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Portrait of Mark Shortt in GuatemalaThursday, May 10, 2012

Freedom. Responsibility. Excitement. Naturopathic medicine student Mark Shortt writes about putting his education to the test in Guatemala.

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Chocolate-chip cookiesTuesday, May 8, 2012

A researcher explains the science of food cravings and what teenage rats can teach us about healthy eating habits.

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Bastyr University President Daniel K. Church, PhDTuesday, May 1, 2012

May promises to be a big month for Bastyr University as we celebrate a visionary’s life, honor the illustrious history of our University and travel down the road toward the future – literally.

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Office Olympics team huddles before event.Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Sumo suits, a bouncy castle and a whole lot of lasagna all featured at our "Community Day" this year.

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Alain Touwaide, PhD, reading a botanical text at his office.Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Internationally recognized herbal medicine expert Dr. Alain Touwaide will give a talk on "1912-2012: The Decline and Rise of Herbal Medicine" at 6:30 p.m., May 17, in the Bastyr University Auditorium.

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Allan Sinfuego and Corinna Adams on campus walkway.Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Two Bastyr health psychology students are tackling advanced research during their undergraduate years.

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Sunset over Lapakahi State Historical ParkWednesday, April 11, 2012

Discover what a group of Bastyr students learned by practicing meditation with two celebrated teachers in a tropical sanctuary.

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Portrait of incoming naturopathic medicine student Leigh SiergiewiczTuesday, April 10, 2012

Leigh Siergiewicz, who will begin Bastyr University’s Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program in September 2012, recently posted this funny, humble, joyful account of her path to Bastyr. She graciously allowed us to republish it.

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Vitamin D supplements and sunglasses on grassTuesday, April 10, 2012

How much vitamin D do you need? Bastyr University researchers are tackling the question, and have already produced two interesting findings.

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Portrait of President Daniel K. ChurchMonday, April 2, 2012

Although we celebrate nature every day at Bastyr, April provides a number of special opportunities for us to honor Mother Earth, including Community Day, Earth Day and Herb Week.

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