Special Feature: Mindfulness Efforts on Campus

Special Feature: Mindfulness Efforts on Campus

By ELIZABETH ZHOU

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features

Designed by Erin Kelly It is near impossible to talk about stress on college campuses without also encountering the term “mindfulness.” Among the biggest buzzwords circulating mainstream media and higher education these days, mindfulness refers to a state of mind, a mode of interacting with the...

Keynote Speaker Unpacks Mindfulness

Keynote Speaker Unpacks Mindfulness

By Elizabeth Zhou

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts & Academics

What is mindfulness, and why does everyone keep talking about it? These two basic questions served as the focal point of this year’s Clifford Symposium, entitled “Fully Present: The Art and Science of Mindful Engagement.” Last Thursday, Sep. 22, the College hosted Amishi Jha, an associate profes...

Students Meet, Talk Mindfulness with Brown’s Dr. Catherine Kerr

Students Meet, Talk Mindfulness with Brown’s Dr. Catherine Kerr

By Angie Walker

March 16, 2016


Filed under Features

On Thursday, March 10, Dr. Catherine Kerr of Brown University presented “Mindfulness: Body, Breath and the Self,” which included a brief history of secular mindfulness in the United States and its growing acceptance in academic culture. Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder of secular mindfulness, defines...

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