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AUSB Program Presents: Climate Change – Facts Not Fiction

Open to the Public – No Reservations Required. Saturday, November 9, 2013 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Free) Discuss matters about the impacts of climate change in Santa Barbara. Learn from community experts about prevention and adaptation to the challenges of … Learn More

Stand Tall: Teach Respect and Prevent Bullying workshop

Antioch University Santa Barbara presents an event benefitingThe Carmen Alexander Memorial Scholarship An evening workshop with Suzanne Peck the filmmaker and author of: STAND TALL: Teach Respect & Prevent Bullying STAND TALL is a solution-based multi media program that teaches students, teachers, parents, … Learn More


Antioch University Santa Barbara Campus Mourns the Loss of Hollywood Talent Agent and Beloved Trustee, Susan Smith

“Susan was a gem, a one-of-a kind woman,” says Chair of the Board of Trustees, Victoria Riskin, “devoted, honest, and with a sense of integrity in a business where ethics are often compromised.  The people who were lucky enough to be … Learn More


Book Ends Café – A Hidden Gem on AUSB’s Rooftop

At Antioch University Santa Barbara, you can now not only pursue higher learning, but you can also grab lunch at a higher altitude. Nestled next to the campus building’s rooftop patio is the new Book Ends Café, which was opened … Learn More


AWC-SB Hosts Discussion of Creative Commons on October 7 at AUSB

Have you ever wondered how to harness the power of creative collaboration without veering into plagiarism? The Association for Women in Communications – Santa Barbara chapter (AWC-SB) will host “What’s a Wiki? Creative Commons, a New Perspective on Intellectual Property” … Learn More

2013 Master of Education Public Conversations on September 28

On Saturday, September 28, this year’s Master of Education students will present their educational project portfolios as part of our “Public Conversations” series. The free event takes place 10:30-11:30am in AUSB’s Community Hall. Guests may join the conversation topics of … Learn More


Antioch University Santa Barbara Mourns Michelle Falvey

The entire Antioch community mourns the sudden passing of Michelle Falvey on September 14th after a rigorous 6-week battle with aggressive cancer. For many years, Michelle served as a valued instructor in the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology program … Learn More


Hot Off the Presses — Our First MA in Clinical Psychology Newsletter!

AUSB Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Program faculty and Department Chair Dr. Elizabeth Wolfson are pleased to present their inaugural newsletter – the Summer/Fall 2013 issue. In these pages you will find news about the Program and concentrations, faculty … Learn More


AUSB & Dr. Leffert Featured in Santa Barbara Community Builders

Antioch University Santa Barbara is proud to be among a very select group of more than 60 local organizations profiled in Santa Barbara Community Builders, a new book published by Jeff Boehm. Author Michael Bowker interviewed President Nancy Leffert, PhD, … Learn More


PsyD Core Faculty Steve Kadin, PhD, Featured on APA Website

AUSB core PsyD faculty member Dr. Steve Kadin spoke at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) annual convention in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 3, sharing his wisdom about male infidelity. An article about his presentation is featured at the following link … Learn More

Martin Luther King

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 Years After “I Have a Dream”

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s inspiring and influential speech “I Have a Dream.” We at Antioch University hold the spirit of his message in mind as we ponder how we can continue the dream of … Learn More


Summer Writing Institute Gets Rave Reviews

The weeklong Antioch Summer Writing Institute was capped off by a lively reading on Friday night, August 2, by special guest author Ron Carlson, bestselling novelist and short story writer (The Signal and Five Skies), who is also Director of … Learn More


Facing Invisible Dragons: An EastWest Discussion on Finding Meaning With a Sibling With Developmental Disability

Dr. Juliet Rohde-Brown, interim Chair for the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology program at Antioch University Santa Barbara, together with Dr. Betty Frain, had their scholarly article “Facing Invisible Dragons: An EastWest Discussion on Finding Meaning With a Sibling … Learn More


Summer Writing Institute Days 4 and 5 – Still Going Strong

The Antioch Summer Writing Institute has continued through the week with participants immersing themselves deeper into their chose genres, and faculty and guest speakers sharing their expertise. Wednesday, July 31, proved relatively light, with the regular morning workshops from 9:00 … Learn More

SWI Josh Convise & Marcia Meier

Summer Writing Institute Days 2-3 Recap

The first two full days of AUSB’s Summer Writing Institute were filled with joy, creativity, laughter, discovery, camaraderie, enlightenment and many touching moments. After connecting over a continental breakfast each morning, the participants and faculty headed to their five respective … Learn More


Day 1 – Antioch’s First Summer Writing Institute Off to a Great Start

Sunday evening, July 29, the students, faculty, and advisory board of Antioch University Santa Barbara’s first Summer Writing Institute (SWI) were welcomed by Director Marcia Meier, AUSB President Dr. Nancy Leffert, and Board Chair Victoria Riskin for drinks and dinner … Learn More