Past Events

2015 Conference

This page lists past CMind/ACMHE events (those organized by CMind/ACMHE), past events for which we are a co-sponsor, and other past events organized by ACMHE members.

If you are an ACMHE member and would like to add an event to our current events list, please email carrie@contemplativemind.org.

 

March 2016

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Launching SUNY Initiatives on Mindfulness and Health: A Multidisciplinary Scholarly Conference

March 4, 2016
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Keynote by Daniel Barbezat, Director, CMind
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CMind/ACMHE Co-Sponsored Event

Mindfulness in Education Network 2016 Annual Conference

March 4-6, 2016
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Contemplative Practices for the 21st Century

March 10-12, 2016
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
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A partnership between Naropa University, The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (CMind), Garrison Institute, and the Lenz Foundation.

Mindfulness, MOOCs, and Money in Higher Education: Contemplative Possibilities and Promise

March 18-21, 2016
Naropa University, Boulder, CO
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A CMind/ACMHE-organized Event

Webinar: The Science of Contemplative Practice and the Practice of Contemplative Science

March 29, 2016 at 2pm EST
with ACMHE Member Aaron Godlaski
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April 2016

CMind/ACMHE Co-Sponsored Event

The Southwest Symposium for Contemplative Pedagogies

April 1-2, 2016
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Keynote by Daniel Barbezat, Director, CMind
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Growing Contemplative Practices in HE?

April 22, 2016
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Scotland
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May 2016

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Mindfulness for Your Health and Well Being with Dr. Nancy Cotter

May 5, 7:00-8:30pm
Ramapo College of New Jersey, Trustees Pavillion
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Creating a Mindful Campus 2016: Resilience: Self, Campus and Community, Planet

May 23-24, 2016
UNC Asheville
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June 2016

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Performance and Mindfulness Symposium

June 2-5, 2016
University of Huddersfield, England
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

5th Annual Forum for Educators – Mindfulness, Inclusivity, and Best Practices: Supporting Social Change in Higher Education

June 11-14, 2016
Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
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July 2016

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Integrative Contemplative Pedagogy Program for Educators

July 10-16, 2016
Brown University, Providence, RI
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CMind/ACMHE Co-Sponsored Event

Contemplative Environmental Practice: A Workshop/Retreat for Professors and Activists

July 27 – August 2, 2016
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August 2016

A CMind/ACMHE-organized Event

12th Annual Summer Session on Contemplative Education

August 7-12, 2016
Smith College, Northampton, MA
Applications have now closed; applications were accepted until March 11, 2016
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Awaken Your Heart, Embrace Your Life

August 16 – 18, 2016
(1, 2, or 3 day retreat) 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. each day
Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI

Join one of the world’s leading meditation and spiritual teachers, Sharon Salzberg, as we explore, practice and share together a non-residential retreat that will provide opportunity for personal growth and development through a different day-long focus each day. Register for one, two, or all three days!
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Koru Mindfulness Trainings

August 7-11, Pearlstone Retreat Center, Baltimore, MD
August 26-28, University of Louisville Medical School, Louisville, KY

Koru Mindfulness is the evidence-based mindfulness training program developed at Duke University for college-age adults.
The Center for Koru Mindfulness trains and certifies teachers.
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September 2016

A partnership between Omega Institute and the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (CMind)

Contemplative Practices in Higher Education

September 23-25, 2016
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
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October 2016

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

8th Annual ACMHE Conference

October 7-9, 2016
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
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November 2016

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

2016 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies

November 10-13, 2016
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, CA
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January 2017

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

ACMHE Webinar: Mindful Tech

January 17, 2017
2 – 3pm ET / 11 – Noon PT
Presented by David M. Levy, Professor, Information School, University of Washington
Free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $25
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March 2017

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

ACMHE Webinar: Creating a Contemplative Culture at Community Colleges

March 2, 2017
1 – 2pm ET / 10 – 11am PT
Presented by Jon Brammer, Humanities Department, Three Rivers Community College and Pearl Ratunil, Associate Professor of English, Harper College
Free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $25


 

April 2017

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education

April 8, 2017
Fairview Park Marriott, Falls Church, VA
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Creating a Mindful Campus: Practicing Our Values in Times of Change

April 14-15, 2017
UNC Asheville, Asheville, NC
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May 2017

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

ACMHE Webinar: Cultural Humility and Theater of the Oppressed

May 24, 2017
2-3pm ET/11-Noon PT
Presented by Vivian Chavez, Associate Professor of Health Education, San Francisco State University
Free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $10
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June 2017

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

2017 Mind and Life Summer Research Institute

Theme: “Intersubjectivity and Social Connectivity”
June 5-11, 2017
Garrison Institute, Cold Spring, NY
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

The Center for Koru Mindfulness: Teacher Certification training

June 8-10, 2017
Durham, NC
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

The 2017 MiEN Conference: Mindfulness: Foundation for Teaching and Learning

June 16-18, 2017
Tufts University, Boston, MA
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July 2017

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Summer Workshop 2017

Contemplative Environmental Practice: Retreat for Professors and Activists
July 28-August 3, 2017
Lama Foundation, San Cristobal, New Mexico
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August 2017

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

13th Annual Summer Session on Contemplative Higher Education

August 6-11, 2017
Smith College, Northampton, MA
Applications have now closed

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Teachings in Mindful Education

August 16-19, 2017
Chewonki Foundation, ME
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September 2017

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

The Center for Koru Mindfulness: Teacher Certification training

September 17-20, 2017
1440 Multiversity, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County, CA
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Official CMind/ACMHE Event

Contemplative Practice in Higher Education Workshop

September 29 – October 1, 2017
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck NY
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October 2017

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

The 9th Annual ACMHE Conference:
Radicalizing Contemplative Education: Compassion, Intersectionality, and Justice in Challenging Times

October 27-29, 2017
1440 Multiversity, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County, CA
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March 2018

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

ACMHE Webinar: “Enacting Human Revolution: The Inner Social Justice Movement”

Friday, March 9th, 2-3pm ET
Presented by Kamilah Majied, Professor, School of Social Work, Howard University
Free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $10
In the Webinar Archive

 

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

2018 Contemplative Practices for 21st Century Higher Education

Rizzo Center
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
March 9-10, 2018
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CMind/ACMHE Co-Sponsored Event

11th Annual Mindfulness in Education Conference

March 16-18, 2018
University of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.
Learn more and register!

 

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

Contemplative Practices in Higher Education Local Meet-Up (for Western MA/nearby)

Thursday, March 29th, 5:30-7pm
at Nonotuck Mill, 296 Nonotuck St, Florence, MA
Free, with a suggested donation of $10
RSVP to maya@contemplativemind.org by March 26th


 

April 2018

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

ACMHE Webinar: “Knowing & Growing: Creating and Sustaining Contemplative Communities”

Friday, April 27th, 2018, 2 pm – 3 pm ET
Presented by Stephanie Briggs, Assistant Professor of English, Community College of Baltimore County
Free and open to all, with an optional $10 suggested donation
In the Webinar Archive


 

May 2018

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

ACMHE Webinar: “A Heartful Way of Living”

Friday, May 25th, 2018, 2 pm – 3 pm ET
Presented by Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu, Faculty, Health and Human Performance, Stanford University School of Medicine
Free and open to all, with an optional $10 suggested donation
In the Webinar Archive


 

June 2018

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

ACMHE Webinar: “Lessons From The Off Ramp”

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018, 3 pm – 4 pm ET
Presented by Renee A. Hill, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Virginia State University
Free and open to all, with an optional $10 suggested donation
In the Webinar Archive


 

July 2018

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

ACMHE Webinar: “Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing”

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018, 3 pm – 4 pm ET
Presented by David Treleaven, Author & Visiting Scholar, Brown University
Free and open to all, with an optional $10 suggested donation
In the Webinar Archive

 

September 2018

A partnership between Omega Institute and the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society (CMind)

Contemplative Practice in Higher Education

A Workshop with Mirabai Bush, Vijay Kanagala, and Rhonda Magee
September 21-23, 2018
Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
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October 2018

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

Accepting Poster Proposals through August 30th

10th Annual ACMHE Conference:
Imagining Humane Institutions: Connection, Social Action and Scholarship Rooted in Contemplative Practices

Main Conference: October 5-7, 2018
Pre-Conference Retreat Day: October 4, 2018
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
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