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2012 Retreat for Educators

July 17, 2012

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

June 6, 2012

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

May 7, 2012

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

February 14, 2012

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

January 4, 2012

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

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Contemplation Nation

September 22, 2011

Over 400 pages of information on the applications of contemplative methods by secular, religious and spiritual organizations and professional sectors.

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Just Published: “Mindfulness in Higher Education”

July 18, 2011

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…

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