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Dr. Leffert to speak on the “Elimination of Bias” at SBWL Event

AUSB President Nancy Leffert, PhD, will speak at Santa Barbara Women Lawyers (SBWL) “Elimination of Bias” MCLE Lunch on Tuesday, March 4, from 12-1:30 pm. Dr. Leffert will be joined by two other community leaders – Lori Gaskin, PhD, President … Learn More

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Santa Barbara Public Radio Station KCRW Finds a Home at Antioch

The recent sale of long-time classical radio station KDB to Santa Monica-based NPR affiliate KCRW has resulted in an unexpected boon for Antioch University Santa Barbara (AUSB), which will house the offices of KCRW’s new local operations. According to online articles in … Learn More

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Dr. Elizabeth Wolfson Discusses Healthy Aging

Listeners tuned in on Thursday, January 30, to hear AUSB’s Dr. Elizabeth Wolfson, Chair of the Master’s in Clinical Psychology Program, discuss psychological issues surrounding “Healthy Aging” on KZSB AM 1290. To listen to the broadcast, check out the free iTunes … Learn More

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Film: “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet,” Feb. 21

Join us for the film “A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet” hosted by BA program core faculty member Dr. Dawn Murray, on February 21, 2014, in AUSB’s Community Hall at 7 p.m. It is the first … Learn More

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Women & Leadership Cohort Completes First Residency

AUSB’s 16-member, inaugural Women & Leadership Certificate Program cohort completed their first on-campus residency January 10-12, 2014. In addition to initiating the training, the weekend included a series of opportunities for the women to share their experiences – including a … Learn More

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AUSB Hosts Reception and Book Signing for Tom Parker

In conjunction with the Hutton Parker Foundation, Antioch University Santa Barbara (AUSB) hosted an evening reception and book signing for real estate investor Tom Parker’s new book The $100 Million Secret: Why and How Foundations Should Invest in Community Instead … Learn More

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AUSB Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 In solidarity with the rest of the nation, AUSB honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – for being a leader of courage and conviction who devoted himself to the civil rights cause and the pursuit … Learn More

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Dr. Dawn Murray Elected Vice President of the Tribal Trust Foundation

Dr. Dawn Murray, professor at Antioch University Santa Barbara, was elected vice president of the Tribal Trust Foundation. With a PhD in ocean sciences from UC Santa Cruz, Murray now teaches courses in marine biology, environmental advocacy and justice, global … Learn More

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NAWBO-CA and AUSB Announce Scholarship Winner

Last month, the National Association for Women Business Owners – Santa Barbara (NAWBO-SB) awarded program chairwoman Julie McGloin with a full-tuition scholarship for AUSB’s new Women and Leadership Certificate Program. This announcement was made by Congresswoman Lois Capps and AUSB … Learn More

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The $100 Million Secret Book Signing

Antioch University Santa Barbara and the Hutton Parker Foundation are pleased to announce a reception and book signing for Tom Parker’s new book, The $100 Million Secret: Why (and How) Foundations Should Invest in Community Instead of Wall Street. In … Learn More

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AUSB Graduate, Christine Brallier, Just Illustrated and Published her First Children’s Book

Congratulations to Christine Brallier (Dollie), AUSB alumnus (BA Psychology, 1994; MA Psychology, 1996) who has just illustrated and published her first children’s book. Brallier created fifteen large stained glass mosaics to illustrate the beloved poem, “The Night Before Christmas,” by … Learn More

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Antioch University Receives 10-Year Reaccreditation from the Higher Learning Commission

Antioch University is proud to announce that on December 9, 2013, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) formally approved Antioch University for reaccreditation for a ten-year period. The formal approval is the culmination of a three-year process that included a substantial … Learn More

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AUSB Honors Mandela

Antioch University Santa Barbara is honored to exhibit artist James Paul Brown’s iconic mixed-media portrait of the late Nelson Mandela, revered leader and human rights activist of South Africa. Mandela’s profound commitment to social justice, peace, and equality resonates with … Learn More

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Transformations: AUSB’s New Online Alumni Magazine

AUSB proudly presents the Fall 2013/Winter 2014 issue of Transformations, marking the inauguration of AUSB’s online alumni magazine. This issue showcases a breadth of students, faculty, and alumni profiles, and reveals how their experience at Antioch transformed them and how, … Learn More

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“Horse Wisdom For the Soul” Field Trip

AUSB Bachelor of Arts core faculty member Lillian Seldeen led her Anthrozoology class on a field trip to Laurel Springs Ranch last month. The class spent the morning engaging with the topic “Horse Wisdom for the Soul,” taught by MaryAnn … Learn More

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AUSB Trustee Forum Tackles End-of-Life Issues

Antioch University Santa Barbara is committed to exploring hard issues, and the Trustees Forum on October 29th dealt with one of the hardest. Entitled “Living Well to the End: Challenges & Choices,” the topic engendered deeply felt emotions from the … Learn More

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