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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November 2018

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Mind & Life Institute’s 2018 Symposium for Contemplative Research

Wild Horse Pass, AZ (Near Phoenix)
November 8-11, 2018
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January 2019

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Koru Mindfulness Training

Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
January 24-26, 2019
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February 2019

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Water and Stone: the Power of Mindfulness for Social Change

424 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ
February 28 – March 1, 2019
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Koru Mindfulness Training

MDC
Durham, NC
February 28 – March 2, 2019
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March 2019

CMind/ACMHE Co-Sponsored Event

Please join the Western Region of Campus Compact for the 20th Continuums of Service Conference:

Beyond Borders: Embracing Multiple Ways of Knowing and Being

at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
March 6 – 8 2019
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

2019 Contemplative Practices for Higher Education Conference

Hotel Madison, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
March 8 – 9, 2019
Early bird registration now open! Learn More

Accepting presentation proposals through November 12, 2018.

Official CMind/ACMHE Event

Contemplative Retreat for Educators: Resilience in the Resistance

The Garrison Institute
Garrison, NY
March 15 – 17, 2019
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April 2019

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Woodstock 50: Stardust and the Devil’s Bargain

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
April 5 – 7, 2019
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Berklee’s Liberal Arts Department is pleased to announce a conference marking the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. We are soliciting proposals on any topic related to the festival itself, its performers, or its longterm impact, including the politics, aesthetics, and religious/philosophical aspects of ’60s counterculture; the role of artistic expression as a means of protest during the movement; and the sociological, anthropological, and/or psychological aspects of the era. Please submit your proposal at berklee.edu/woodstock50. Submissions are due by October 15, and accepted speakers will be notified by December 15.

 

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Koru Mindfulness Training

University of Kentucky
Lexington
April 15 – 17, 2019
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May 2019

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Koru Mindfulness Training

University of Richmond
Richmond, VA
May 16 – 18, 2019
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

One-Day Symposium on Contemplative Education

Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre Campus
Vancouver, British Columbia
May 31st, 2019
For more information contact:
Heeson Bai hbai@sfu.ca, Muga Miyakawa mmiyakaw@sfu.ca, Charles Scott charless@sfu.ca or Laurie Anderson laurie_anderson@sfu.ca

 

June 2019

ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Koru Mindfulness Training

University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
June 6 – 8, 2019
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ACMHE Member-Submitted Event

Summer Pedagogy Workshop

Naropa University
Boulder, CO
June 10 – 13, 2019
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