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Community Week

community week 2017

Naropa University is proud to announce our inaugural Community Week, October 16–20, 2017. Loosely themed on the Year of the Firebird, the week of free events will provide alumni, students, faculty, staff, and visitors to learn more about the university’s storied past, vibrant present, and exciting future through a variety of offerings including panel discussions, presentations, interactive workshops, contemplative practice offerings, and much more.

Join us for Community Week 2017, and together we’ll ignite the world.

Schedule of Events*:

Monday, October 16

Arapahoe Campus Tour

1–2 p.m. // Arapahoe: Lobby of Wulsin Hall
Join us for a guided tour and learn about the history of Naropa University and what’s on the horizon. Open to all.

Sponsored by: Office of Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Information Session

2–3 p.m. // Arapahoe: Lobby of Wulsin Hall
Learn about contemplative education, the undergraduate curriculum, student life, financial aid, and much more. Open to all.

Sponsored by: Office of Admissions

Chado: Way of the Tea

3–6 p.m. // Arapahoe: Tea House
Experience traditional Japanese tea ceremony in the intimate space of Naropa’s Tea House. Seating limited to six. Open to all. 

Sponsored by: Office of Contemplative Practices and Spirituality

Beloved Community Day             

12-2 p.m. // Arapahoe: Performing Arts Center
Dharma of Solidarity: Embodying Equity with Creative Strategies for Change will be an opportunity for participants to engage in dialogue and dynamic activities focused on understanding, identifying and interrupting implicit bias. Through creative, embodied activities, we will connect systems of oppression and personal experiences, and explore hands-on tools for cultivating greater equity and understanding across differences.

Sponsored by: Office for Inclusive Community

Tuesday, October 17

Community Practice Day                                             

9 a.m.–4 p.m. // Nalanda
The Naropa University community comes together once each semester to attend lectures, participate in new forms of contemplative practice, and perform service in the community. Open to students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

Sponsored by: Office of Contemplative Practices and Spirituality

Alumni Luncheon

12:15–1:30 p.m. // Nalanda: 9235
Alumni are invited for a complimentary lunch to build community, make connections, and create new ways to enact positive change in the world. Open to alumni only.

Sponsored by: Office of Alumni Relations

RSVP to Alumni Luncheon

Wednesday, October 18

Sustainability Day                           

12–1:20 p.m. // Arapahoe: Performing Arts Center
Naropa University and the broader Boulder community will come together to learn how to live more sustainably and also foster more sustainable thinking in others. Open to all.

Sponsored by: Office of Sustainability

Arapahoe Campus Tour

1–2 p.m. // Arapahoe: Lobby of Wulsin Hall

Undergraduate Admissions Information Session

2–3 p.m. // Arapahoe: Lobby of Wulsin Hall

Nalanda Campus Tour

 4–5 p.m. // Nalanda: South Lobby

Join us for a guided tour of the Nalanda Campus, home of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, the School of the Arts, and the Naropa Community Art Studio. Open to all.

Sponsored by: Office of Admissions

Evening Meditation Session

 6:30-7:30 p.m. // Nalanda: Meditation Hall

Create community and strengthen your practice alongside others interested in mindfulness meditation. No experience necessary; faculty will review basic techniques during the session. Open to all.

Sponsored by: Office of Contemplative Practices and Spirituality

Thursday, October 19

Keep Naropa Weird                       

11 a.m.–3 p.m. // Arapahoe: Green
An invitation to play in a free, come-as-you-are, spontaneous, self-care, creative resistance event that will invigorate your wild Naropa fire! Open to all.

Sponsored by: Undergraduate Academic Advising / Naropa College / Student Union of Naropa

Arapahoe Campus Tour

1–2 p.m. // Arapahoe: Lobby of Wulsin Hall

Friday, October 20

Donuts with the Dean

9–10 a.m. // Arapahoe: Wulsin Hall, The Learning Commons

Have a donut with our Dean of Students, Dr. Learie Nurse, before you head off to enjoy Parent & Family Weekend festivities! Gluten-free options available. Open to students, parents, and families.

Paramita Campus Tour

10–10:45 a.m. // Paramita: Main Lobby
Join us for a guided tour of the Paramita Campus, home to the Graduate School of Counseling & Psychology. Open to all.

Sponsored by: Office of Admissions

Arapahoe Campus Tour

10–10:45 a.m. // Arapahoe: Lobby of Wulsin Hall

Sponsored by: Office of Admissions

Experience Naropa                         

11 a.m.–3 p.m. // Nalanda
Attend classes, meet with faculty and other community members, and discover the beauty and benefits of contemplative education. Open to all.

Sponsored by: Office of Admissions

RSVP to Experience Naropa


SparkTalks  
                                       

3–6 p.m. // Nalanda: Events Center
Spend some time at SparkTalks, a series of dynamic presentations given by a diverse group of alumni on a wide variety of topics. Open to all.

Sponsored by: Office of Alumni Relations

RSVP to SparkTalks

 

Now & Next Reception                                                 

6–7 p.m. // Nalanda: Dojo
Mix, mingle, and learn about what’s in store for Naropa University. Open to all.

Sponsored by: Offices of Development & Alumni Relations

RSVP to Now & next Reception

*Naropa University welcomes participants with disabilities. Please contact Kelly Watt at 303-546-5285 / kwatt@naropa.edu to discuss disability accommodations needed to participate fully in these events.