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Contemplative Pedagogy with Daniel Barbezat

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11 How can self-awareness and introspection be used in post-secondary education, economic decision-making and creating and sustaining well-being? Daniel Barbezat is Professor of Economics at Amherst College and Executive Director of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, which serves as the national hub for contemplative teaching and learning in higher education. The Center is committed to the positive transformation of the higher education system by supporting the use of contemplative/introspective practices to create engaged learning environments. Read more »

Date: 
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Quantum Physicist, Amit Goswami, Ph.D.

Amit Goswami, Ph.D., is a quantum physicist and professor emeritus from the University of Oregon’s Institute of Theoretical Science, where he taught for 30 years. Dr. Goswami is the author of the textbook Quantum Mechanics, which is used in many colleges and universities world-wide. He is also the author of several popular books including The Self-Aware Universe and How Quantum Activism Can Save Civilization (2011). Dr. Read more »

Date: 
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

"Meditate and Destroy" with Noah Levine

Noah, the son of a well-known Buddhist teacher, rebelled against his upbringing and became an anger filled, drugged out punk rocker in his youth.  He was arrested several times for destruction of property, possession of illegal substances, and armed robbery.  Faced with possibility of doing serious jail time, Noah gave in and decided it was time to try meditation.  Read more »

Date: 
Tue, Nov 2, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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