Unit: Provost's Office
Department: Center for Teaching Excellence
Office location and address
36 Rotunda DrCharlottesville, Virginia 22904
PV-TRC Contemplative Mind in Society
Source: The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
February 12, 2013 – November 15, 2013
Consult the University Seminars web page at https://provost.virginia.edu/subsite/academic-affairs/student-experience/university-seminars (copy and paste web address into browser) for specific descriptions.
This course provides an in-depth experience in contemplative practices to prepare students to live more fully, be more engaged & compassionate citizens & professionals, & navigate life's stressors with greater clarity, peace of mind, & healthy behaviors. Besides mindfulness training, this course will also foster the cultivation of compassion and prosocial qualities. For more info: http://pages.shanti.virginia.edu/Mindfulness__Compassion/.
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject area of psychology.
This writing-intensive, discussion-based seminar invites students to explore the topic of the spiritual journey both academically and personally. Different disciplinary perspectives and experiential approaches to reading and writing will deepen our exploration of such themes as: religiosity vs. spirituality, becoming a hero, confronting evil, being different, achieving autonomy, faith and doubt, and the magical and the miraculous.