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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

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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

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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


“Anthology” | Summer Edition of the AUSB Odyssey Now Available Online

The Summer 2013 AUSB Odyssey, our “Anthology: The Best of 2010 Through 2012” edition, is now available online. In this issue, we collected the very best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art, and photography from past editions over the last three … Learn More


AUSB’s First MA in Clinical Psychology Program Healthy Aging Cohort Graduates at Commencement

Two years after launching the much-anticipated Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology Healthy Aging concentration, Antioch University Santa Barbara (AUSB) graduated its first class at the Commencement ceremony on Friday, June 21, 2013.  The MA in Clinical Psychology Healthy Aging … Learn More

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Adams Elementary School Students Taught by MAE Alumnus Quoted in New York Times

Last fall, when the New York Times Education section launched a new interactive feature – “What’s Going On in This Picture?”– Santa Barbara 5th grade teacher Sean Federbusch was quick to recognize its value in the classroom. The 2010 Antioch MA … Learn More


The Santa Ynez River Wilderness Film and Director Q&A Will be Screened for the Public on August 16 at AUSB

Please join AUSB on Friday, August 16 at 7:00pm when we screen a fascinating documentary, The Santa Ynez River Wilderness – A Natural History, directed by Michael Love, followed by a Q & A discussion with him immediately after.  A … Learn More


Faculty Member Dawn Osborn Selected to Receive 3rd Annual Excellence in Teaching Award at AUSB’s Commencement on June 21

Antioch University Santa Barbara (AUSB) faculty member Dawn A. Osborn, PhD, will be honored by the university with the 3rd Annual Award for Excellence in Teaching at the school’s 2013 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 21. “Dawn is an incredible … Learn More