SBCC Shares Aspen Institute’s Top National Prize for Excellence

Dr. Leffert Congratulates SBCC on Aspen Prize

On behalf of the University, AUSB President Dr. Nancy Leffert congratulates her colleague, Santa Barbara City College President Dr. Lori Gaskin, on SBCC co-winning the 2013 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence last week. The prestigious Aspen Institute selected SBCC, together … Learn More

BA Program-Media & Communications Concentration

BA Student Documentaries Vie in Campus Film Competition

Documentary films produced by two current Media & Communication concentration BA students, Rebecca Anglin and Jeremy Runnels, took top honors in last week’s class competition for the COM-322 Documentary Filmmaking course, taught by BA Program Chair Guy Smith, MA. Ten … Learn More

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AUSB Faculty Members Recognized for National Social Work Month

MA in Clinical Psychology program chair Dr. Elizabeth Wolfson, LCSW, and adjunct faculty member Debbie Allen, LCSW, honored as “social worker heroes” by the National Association of Social Workers–Santa Barbara unit. The two colleagues were recognized as local “social worker … Learn More

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Requisition: An evening of music and dance to support Girls Rock SB!

AUSB student Jen Baron, started Girls Rock Camp Santa Barbara (GRSB) a nonprofit organization that empowers girls through music as a project for her BA studies. They are having an event, Requisition this Saturday, February 23 at 7:00 pm at … Learn More


Our Environment In Focus – Call to Action – Film Series

Please join us this Friday, February 8, at 6:00pm for a screening of the film Bitter Seeds. Manjusha Amberwar, an aspiring young journalist, examines the causes of an epidemic of farmer suicides in India—one every 30 minutes—that includes her own … Learn More

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Educating for Sustainability: An Ecological Approach to Teaching – A New Way of Thinking About Teaching and Learning

The AUSB Graduate Education and BA departments are excited to offer a special workshop that focuses on a new way of thinking about teaching and learning, Educating for Sustainability takes an “ecological” view of classrooms and schools. This event will … Learn More


“In Your Dreams” | Winter Edition of The AUSB Odyssey Now Available Online

The Winter 2013 AUSB Odyssey, the “In Your Dreams” edition, is now available online. This being winter, the nights are long butgetting shorter; and the occasional rain inspires us toplay groundhog, sleep-in, and dream about the yearahead. Speaking of dreams, … Learn More

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Our Dialogue and Diversity Through the Arts Program presents the documentary film, The Shape of Water, January 24

The graduate Psychology programs at Antioch University Santa Barbara are proud to offer another presentation in our Dialogue and Diversity Through The Arts program. This year we will be offering a film series. The first theme is women’s issues. Please … Learn More

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AUSB MA Clinical Psychology Students Selected as Recipients of the MFT Educational Stipend Award

MA Clinical Psychology students: Alejandro Vasquez, Illiana Gelles, Yvette Arias, Hilda “Nena” Higuera (Alternate),  and Ana Flores (pictured below left to right) were recently selected as recipients of the MFT Educational Stipend! The MFT Consortium of Central Coast made five … Learn More

CEU Psychology Workshop Series Co-Sponsored by AUSB and the Santa Barbara Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers coming in November.

AUSB’s MA in Clinical Psychology program and the Santa Barbara Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers are co-sponsoring a series of psychology workshops starting November 3rd. CEU’s will also be offered for these workshops. Please see the complete … Learn More

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Jonathan Safran Foer, will make a “Virtual Visit” at Antioch University Santa Barbara Wednesday October 3rd, 12 noon, Room 337

Critically acclaimed author Jonathan Safran Foer (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Everything is Illuminated) is coming “virtually” to AUSB on Wednesday, October 3 to discuss the issues raised in his international best-seller Eating Animals. Jonathan Safran Foer is coming to … Learn More

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Just announced: Fall 2012 President’s Access Grant – $2,500!

New students starting in the Fall 2012 quarter can apply for this new merit-based grant of $2,500. All applicants including international students are eligible to apply. Antioch University Santa Barbara President, Dr. Nancy Leffert says, “I believe we can serve … Learn More


Can Tropical Rainforests Be Saved? A global examination of this critical question.

Join us Tuesday, July 31, 4:00-6:00pm at AUSB for a screening of the film, Can Tropical Rainforests Be Saved? Written, directed and produced by Robert Richter, this documentary presents a global examination of this critical question. Filmed in a dozen rainforested … Learn More


“Defining Local” – SOL Food Festival Event at AUSB this Saturday

AUSB is helping sponsor the SOL (Sustainable Organic Local) Food event, “Defining Local” this Saturday, July 21, from 10:00-12:00 pm., on the AUSB campus at 602 Anacapa street (next to Saturday’s Farmers Market.) Join Whole Foods Market, the Isla Vista … Learn More


“Family Dynamics and Living with a Brain Injury Survivor” Workshop Presented by Juliet Rohde-Brown, PhD

Juliet Rohde-Brown, PhD, PsyD Department Interim Chair, will be a presenter at an upcoming workshop “Family Dynamics and Living with a Brain Injury Survivor” at the Brain Injury Center, Tuesday, July 24th, 2012, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A brief … Learn More

Presentation: Integrating Dialectical Behavioral Therapy into Clinical Practice

AUSB and the National Association of Social Workers, Santa Barbara Chapter are co-sponsoring this event, Saturday, June 2, 2012 on the AUSB campus with Neil Friedman, LCSW, presenting. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) has been identified as an evidenced based treatment … Learn More