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Naropa Named a 2015-16 College of Distinction

Naropa Again Named a "College of Distinction"

For the second year in a row, Naropa University has earned recognition for its student-focused commitment to education. The designation honors schools for their excellence in student engagement, quality of teaching, vibrancy of the college community, and the success of its graduates... See More

Authentic Leadership Retreat in Italy

Authentic Leadership Retreat in Italy

Retreat, Reflect, and Renew – October 11-14 // Interested in mindfulness and embodiment practice, group conversations about current European issues, walks in nature, and individual and collective expression through music and sound? All within an Italian Benedictine monastary?…See More

Study Abroad in Bhutan

Study Abroad in Bhutan

Learn more about Naropa's Study Abroad in Bhutan program, which offer students the opportunity to deepen their roles as global citizens and to cultivate leadership and intercultural communication skills through international learning at the Royal University of BhutanSee More

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Naropa University Purchases Rights to Boulder College of Massage Therapy

Naropa Purchases Rights to Boulder College of Massage Therapy

Naropa to Open New Massage School; Will Ensure that Boulder Remains #1 Destination for Massage Therapists in the Country…See More

Thurston Moore Talks Allen Ginsberg At Naropa University

Thurston Moore Talks Allen Ginsberg at Naropa

Thurston Moore, former member of Sonic Youth, returned to Naropa to participate in the Summer Writing Program as a guest faculty. He also took time to speak with Colorado Public Radio about his lecture topic, Allen Ginsberg...Listen to the Interview

Naropa Professors Judith Simmer-Brown and Sherry Elms

White House – Buddhist Leadership Conference

Naropa faculty Judith Simmer-Brown and Sherry Elms recently attended the first conference on Buddhism at the White House, a summit of 130 teachers, monks, nuns, laypeople, and academics… Interview with Naropa Attendees

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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