Naropa at National Bioneers, October 21-23


Naropa University and the Environmental Studies Programs will once again be at National Bioneers, October 21-23.

Come stop by our table which will be staffed by MA Environmental Leadership Alum Karta Elise Hassler, Cindy Powers and faculty member Jeanine Canty.  Some other alum will be at Bioneers including Melanie Horton and Jade Begay – Jade will be part of several workshops including Traditional to Digital: Indigenous Youth and on a panel with Tom and Dallas Goldtooth called The Art of Intergenerational Activism.

Jeanine Canty will also be part of workshop (along with one of our most beloved Guest Faculty Belvie Rooks) called Multicultural Women Explore Ecological and Social Healing and will also be doing a book signing for her new collaborative publication Ecological and Social Healing: Multicultural Women’s Voices. Former faculty member and current director of Cultural Survival, Suzanne Benally will also be part of a workshop called Working Towards Respectful Collaborations: Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Educational Institutions.

And finally, MA Environmental Leadership Guest faculty, the honored Joanna Macy will be on a panel called Spiritual Responses to the Great Unraveling.  We hope to see you there! 


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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.