Staff Bloggers

Heartfire Festival Returns to Naropa University

By Monera Mason, Community Manager & Master of Divinity student at Naropa University Heartfire Festival made its post-pandemic return to Naropa last month after a three-year hiatus. Naropa students, staff,

Introducing ‘Seeds of Compassion’

The Office of Sustainability at Naropa University has decided to create a blog space for students, faculty, staff, and alumni to contribute written sentiments regarding the sustainability movements. The name of the blog space is “Seeds of Compassion”. The intent behind the name is to integrate sustainable living from a seed-based approach

Naropa’s LeapYear Students Trek the Himalayas

Naropa’s LeapYear program is filled with many opportunities for travel and adventure. Here’s an update from LeapYear Program Leads Frankie and Sterling on their recent trek in the Himalayas to the top of Surya Top mountain.

David DeVine: An Intimate Interview & Mindful U Year in Review

David DeVine currently works as Media Manager at Naropa University. Previously, he worked as a successful production assistant for the Naropa Performing Arts Center as well as for numerous television networks, including MTV, VH1, CBS, Speed Channel, and FOX, and has served as an assistant audio engineer at Immersive Studios.

Naropa University Offsetting Energy Usage with Colorado Carbon Fund

Carbon farming methods reduce greenhouse gas emissions from farming equipment while sequestering carbon in the local soil and vegetation. These land-management practices can cover small changes, like no-till cropping, stubble retention, and biochar amendments—or large changes like agroforestry or rotational grazing.

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