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Why All Colleges Should Offer Yoga Teacher Trainings

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.02.2015 | Religion

As of the Spring 2016 semester, students at the University of Minnesota will have the chance to enroll in a yoga teacher training on campus. It's the ...

Shame on Naropa University if They Turn Into a Prairie Dog Killing Field

Marc Bekoff | Posted 09.29.2016 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Killing the prairie dogs, or allowing them to be killed, is hardly "radical compassion." Indeed, it's radically dispassionate and utterly sickening. I wonder what Chögyam Trungpa would feel if he knew Naropa turned into a killing field. Let's hope and pray it does not.

Mindful Final Exams?

Judith Simmer-Brown | Posted 02.20.2015 | Education
Judith Simmer-Brown

In the context of the "Mindfulness Revolution", mindfulness has been introduced to many college and university campuses as an element of classroom activities, student clubs, and offerings from wellness centers.

Rich and Busy Potentate Eric Schmidt, Chairman of Google: Sailing With the Luck Dragon

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 11.19.2013 | Technology
Alison Winfield Burns

The motivation behind Schmidt's enterprise are the emerging societal needs that oceanography will be expected to address in the near future.

Boulder's Naropa University Celebrates New President

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 04.19.2013 | Denver

While his tenure as the 11th president of Boulder's Naropa University began in August, Charles "Chuck" Lief did not have "the keys to car," as his goo...

Naropa To Leave Boulder?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.13.2011 | Denver

Naropa University, the Buddhist-inspired school of contemplative education, is looking for a new home -- possibly outside of Boulder. In a breakfas...

There's a Light in the Darkness (LISTEN)

Beth Nielsen Chapman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Nielsen Chapman

I can't imagine what it must feel like to come of age in this time. I do know I would be much more worried about the future had I not found out about Peacejam.

We Cannot Let Fear Turn Into Hate: Iran's Nobel Peace Laureate, Dr. Shirin Ebadi, Speaks

Kiri Westby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kiri Westby

Last Friday I went to hear a keynote address from Iran's only Nobel Peace Laureate, Dr. Shirin Ebadi. I was blown away.

Refusing To Be Silenced: Iranian Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi to Speak in Boulder (Part 1)

Kiri Westby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Kiri Westby

This is a rare opportunity for all of us to hear from a leading Iranian peace advocate about her vision for human rights and women's rights in Islam.

10 Pithy Observations About Boulder (Part Two)

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Bob Wells

Yoga studios proliferate. My stereotype of Boulder has had to change. Formerly it was a blonde mom driving a Land Rover and on her cell phone. Now: a 20-something carrying a yoga mat.

Sister Helen Prejean, of Dead Man Walking fame, on a Kinder Christianity (Video)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

The nun behind Dead Man Walking, the best-selling book and movie offers a Christianity that's about mercy, compassion, forgiveness, humor. "It's all about waking up," Sister Helen says.