Joanna Macy Center

Creation of the Joanna Macy Center

The center was introduced today at the first-ever White House Summit on Buddhism in Washington, DC. It will focus on Dr. Macy's root teachings, Buddhist scholarship, and Nuclear GuardianshipSee More

Summer Writing Program

Summer Writing Program

June 14–July 11, 2015
Explore ideas of radical investigatory form: third mind, the long poem, the cine-poem, the appropriated conceptual poem, the shamanic trip to the other side, meta-fiction, memoir, and dharma and somatic poetics…… See More

Resilient Leadership

Resilient Leadership: Transforming Self, Systems, & Society

June 11-14
Join us in Tacoma, Washington, for the ALIA Summer Leadership Intensive. Presented by the Authentic Leadership Center… See More

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#YOGAforNEPAL Earthquake Relief Effort

Help raise critically needed money for supplies and shelter for victims of the Nepal earthquake. Combined with partner organizations, we have to date helped to generate nearly $15,000 in relief funds... See More

Naropa Partners with LEAPNOW

Naropa Partners with LEAPNOW

LEAPNOW offers an alternative first year of college called “LEAPYEAR,” that brings together the best of gap year experiential learning with a program of contemplative study to prepare students to make the best use of their college careers... See More

Naropa Commencement

"Strive to Live an Examined Life"

A highlight of Naropa's 2015 Spring Commencement was the address by keynote speaker Parker Palmer. He urged graduates to live fully, fiercely, and honestlySee More

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Kate Beilharz, a senior in the Environmental Studies and Yoga Teacher Training programs

Student Focus

Meet Kate Beilharz, a senior in the Environmental Studies and Yoga Teacher Training programs. During her Conflict Transformation class last semester, faculty Candace Walworth asked students to share a story they were hungry to tell… Watch Kate's story

Faculty Focus

Meet Peter Grossenbacher, director of Naropa University's Consciousness Laboratory, where he and students work to shed light on the nature of human consciousness… See More

Jamil Scott, MDiv

Alumni Focus

A contemplative response to the Black Lives Matter movement, the Mutuality Movement, developed by Rev. Jamil Scott (MDiv, '14), trains youth and young adults to lead public meditation sessions, focused on the development of compassion while offering a nonviolent opportunity to publicly resist systems of injustice…See More

2015 Study in Bhutan program participants

Explore Your Role as a Global Citizen

Open to students currently enrolled at a U.S. university, Naropa's study abroad program in Bhutan offers the opportunity to full immerse yourself in Bhutanese culture...See More