Dr. David Blustein, a noted counseling psychologist from Boston College who specializes in the psychology of working, presented a colloquium in the Department of Clinical Psychology on Monday, October 1st. His talk was entitled The Psychology of Working: Exploring the World of Dreams and Disappointments. He discussed issues around the changing nature of the workplace, the meaning of work in people’s lives, and diversity and the workplace. His new book, The Psychology of Working: A New Perspective for Career Development, Counseling, and Public Policy, has been hailed as revolutionary in the field.
Marian Blue ’08 (Antioch University Seattle, Communications) recently had her book Sailing off the Hook published by Cyberwit Publishing. This collection of twenty short stories involves characters who abandon traditional methods of making decisions, developing relationships, enjoying life, and discovering the magic in life. “These short stories, not about sailing, cover decades of writing that has appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies,” says Blue. “Most reflect my continued interest in magic realism and fantasy.” Blue’s award-winning writing (journalism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry) has appeared internationally for 45 years. She’s published in newspapers, magazines, and books/anthologies (including her own