Gratitude Week

Gratitude Week

Gratitude Week

The Naropa University community dedicates a week to contemplating and celebrating gratitude in our lives. See how we're expressing our thanks... See more

2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

For the past year, Naropa has reflected on its forty-year existence as a university built upon a foundation of contemplative education... See More

President Chuck Lief

President Lief Reflection

"Expressing gratitude…is my obligation and my delight, and I can think of no better place to do that work than Naropa"… See More

Give to Naropa

Give to Naropa

Invest in transformation. Every gift is an investment in our students as they work to transform themselves and transform the world… Give Now


Fall 2014 Commencement Ceremony

Fall 2014 Commencement

President Charles G. Lief, Provost Dr. Janet Cramer and Naropa University faculty cordially invite graduating students, their families, and friends to Naropa University Fall 2014 Commencement on Friday, 12/12/14 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Nalanda Events Center... See more

Richard Davidson

Varela Lecture Series: Richard Davidson

On December 9, Dr. Richard Davidson of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds will share his resesarch and explain the positive impacts of mental training... See More

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Authentic Leadership Certificate

January 12–May 8, 2015
Become the leader the world needs now. Effectively lead the changes you want to see in the world… See More

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Radicals for Compassion Convene in Boulder 

Contemplatives, scientists, and activists joined together to participate in the Radical Compassion Symposium at Naropa University… Learn more at  Colorado Public Radio

Falling Into Grace TEDx Boulder talk by professor Deborah Bowman

Falling Into Grace
TEDx Boulder Talk

In telling the gripping story of her near-fatal ice climbing fall, Naropa University Professor Deborah Bowman describes how wisdom and compassion can be gleaned from our mistakes through the grace of presence, gratitude and letting go… See More


Boulder Among Top 5 College Towns

Due to its favorable weather, eclectic local shops, scenic mountain views, and bike-friendly layout, Boulder ranks at #3 on Travelers Today's list.… See More

This is Naropa

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

Discover Your Eco Self

Transpersonal Ecopsychology offers a unique nexus of psychology, spirituality, cultural inquiry, and ecological belonging that can provide vital healing to a world in flux... See More