2015 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 poeticsSee More

Joanna Macy

Joanna Macy Lecture

March 9 // 7:00 p.m.
Join us for The Challenge and Teachings of the Poison Fire: Living with the Legacy of Splitting the Atom with Joanna Macy... See More

Contemplative Judaism

What does it mean to be awake?

Naropa sees the opportunity to teach the world a way of orienting to Judaism that is grounded more definitively in Judaism as a path of transformation and of awakening... See More 

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Authentic Leadership Center

Launch of the Authentic Leadership Center

The ALC will serve experienced and emerging leaders in business, education, health care, government, and nonprofit sectors, and will offer conferences, workshops, and webinars, as well as certificate and graduate programs.… See More

What is your Naropa personality?

What is your Naropa Personality?

Naropa University is full of unique personalities. Take our fun quiz to find out how you fit into the campus community! 

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Bhutan Study Abroad

Naropa Students Heading to Bhutan

Seven Naropa Students will spend the spring semester studying abroad at the Royal University of Bhutan… Read the Daily Camera Article

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Lola Gerber during the SWP

Student Focus

Meet Lola Gerber, an MFA student in the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, who has deeply valued the experimental atmosphere at Naropa… See More

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

Alumni Focus

Meet Haruna Tsuchiya (MFA '12). Since graduating, Haruna has become an instructor at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.…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