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Yvonne Schaelchlin Palka ’60

Yvonne, a professor emerita at Antioch University and a skilled artist of the Asian brush painting sumi-e, died Nov. 30, 2019.

After earning a Ph.D. from UCLA and conducting research at Baylor Medical School, Yvonne joined the University of Washington, where she researched animal behavior and helped launch courses in the women’s studies. Among her many creative contributions during 23 years at Antioch was the development of a pioneering program in ecopsychology.

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