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Contemplative Practices for the 21st Century University Conference

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Event

Title

Contemplative Practices for the 21st Century University Conference

When

March 10, 2016 to March 12, 2016
, Time TBA

Where

The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center

This conference will explore ways in which the university community can work collaboratively to provide a more holistic, learner-centered educational experience in all its facets. Specifically, the conference will address the use of contemplative practices in student life, advising, teaching/learning and research, student health and wellness, and within the administration to create a more holistic, learner-centered community.
 
Who Should Attend
We invite students, faculty, staff, administrators, and professionals interested in the educational process to participate in this conversation.
 
Speakers
Marvin G. Belzer, UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC)
Mo Edjlali, Co-Founder of Mindful Leader Inc.
Dorrie Fontaine, Dean of the School of Nursing, University of Virginia
David Germano, Director of the Contemplative Sciences Center, University of Virginia
David Sable, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
 
Call for Papers
Proposal Submission Deadline: Friday, December 18, 2015
 
For more information and registration please click here.