Unit: Provost's Office
Department: Office of the Vice Prov for International Affairs
Office location and address
2400 Old Ivy RdCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
COLA courses are 1-credit seminars capped at 18 first-year students, all of whom are assigned to the instructor as advisees. They are topically focused on an area identified by the faculty member; they also include a significant advising component centered on undergraduate issues (e.g., choosing a major, study abroad opportunities, undergraduate research, etc.). For detailed descriptions see http://college.as.virginia.edu/COLA
Buddhism takes an ethical and practical view of how individuals and societies can develop toward greater equity, sustainability, and satisfaction. This course will investigate, from a Buddhist perspective and practicing Vipassana meditation, the state of development in the developed and developing world, in Buddhist and Western societies, with emphasis on the role of the individual, personal choice, and personal growth.
Independent Study. Prerequisites: Instructor permission.
Independent study to be arranged by student in consultation with professor. Requires instructor permission.
Independent study to be arranged by student in consultation with professor.