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2012 Retreat for Educators

Posted on Jul 17, 2012

2012 Retreat for Educators

The 2012 retreat is an opportunity to cultivate our awareness and inquire deeply into our professional lives, enabling us to re-engage with our work in higher education from a place of greater skillfulness, depth and insight.

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The 2012 ACMHE Conference

Posted on Jun 6, 2012

The 2012 ACMHE Conference

Everyone sits in a different place, yet we are all inextricably connected. Bringing the benefits of contemplative education to greater numbers of students asks us to honor wider and more diverse cultural contexts.

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Legal Education as Contemplative, Multicultural Inquiry

Posted on May 7, 2012

Legal Education as Contemplative, Multicultural Inquiry

A webinar with Rhonda Magee, Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco.

This webinar examined how we can better develop the cognitive, personal and interpersonal skills necessary to identify and effectively dismantle structures of privilege and subordination in our midst. How can we better learn, work and thrive together in diverse communities as we seek to create a more just world?

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The 8th Summer Session on Contemplative Pedagogy

Posted on Feb 14, 2012

The 8th Summer Session on Contemplative Pedagogy

The Summer Session prepares participants to return to their institutions with a deeper understanding of the practice of contemplative pedagogy and methods adapted for classroom and co-curricular use.

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Contemplative Environmental Studies: Pedagogy for Self and Planet

Posted on Jan 4, 2012

Contemplative Environmental Studies: Pedagogy for Self and Planet

This Summer Institute aims to develop tools for teaching and researching environmental dilemmas with this broader sensibility in mind.

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Just Published: “Mindfulness in Higher Education”

Posted on Jul 18, 2011

Just Published: “Mindfulness in Higher Education”

by Mirabai Bush, Contemporary Buddhism, Vol. 12, 2011, issue 1, pp 183-197 This paper explores the introduction of mindfulness into courses in higher education.Some of these courses are taught by Buddhist scholars; others are taught by scholars within other disciplines who themselves have a meditation practice.Those scholars included here represent a much larger number in diverse settings, including state universities, liberal arts colleges, Ivy League institutions, and historically black colleges.They teach in almost every discipline, including architecture, poetry, chemistry, economics, and...

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