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Clemons Room 220 Poster F2018

Clemons Room 220 Poster F2018

Clemons Room 220 Schedule of Classes — Fall 2018

College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences is exploring contemplation's rich legacy in religions, while researching ethical reasoning, cultural contexts, and the convergence of the humanities and sciences. One of the world's finest, the Department of Religious Studies, interprets contemplative traditions in historical, cultural, and contemporary contexts. Humanists are partnering with scientists and the professional schools to bring the power of their collective knowledge to bear upon the challenge of understanding the dynamics and utility of contemplative practices in context. The College is initiating diverse contemplative learning programs throughout the college inside and outside of the academic classroom in the humanities and sciences.

Compassionate Care Initiative

Compassionate Care Initiative

The Compassionate Care Initiative (CCI), housed in the School of Nursing, provides free drop-in classes and training for students, staff, faculty, clinicians, and community members to help them learn what it takes to be their best-selves.

Contemplation@UVA

Contemplation@UVA

ContemplationatUVA is a student group at UVA working to build a community that supports healthy living, self-exploration, and genuine connection through contemplative practices.

Curry School of Education

Curry School of Education

One of the most respected schools of education in the US, Curry aims to create effective environments to foster learning and development at every age level, in every subject and in many domains of performance. Brought to contemplation by its own research and teaching, the Dean Robert Pianta and key faculty are leading the way at UVa in the application of contemplative approaches to improve Pre-K through 12 teacher education and curriculum through research and training programs. These include initiatives in researching health and wellness curriculums in school systems, enhancing undergraduate teacher training with contemplative practices and ideas, and addressing challenges of collective governance by school leaders with contemplation.

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Yoga and Meditative Practice Club for Students of the Health Sciences (YMPCSHS)

Yoga and Meditative Practice Club for Students of the Health Sciences (YMPCSHS)

students from the Nursing School and School of Medicine are seeking to start a new interdisciplinary club for students in both of these health science fields. The club will be known as the Yoga and Meditative Practice Club for Students of the Health Sciences (YMPCSHS) and will promote practices of self-care, personal wellness and positive communication through the practice of mindfulness and yoga. There is no better way that we can imagine to prepare yourself for your future careers as nurses and physicians than by spending time together outside of the hospital engaging in life-sustaining practices of self-awareness, mindful movement and stress management.

Youth-Nex: The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development

Youth-Nex: The Center to Promote Effective Youth Development

Youth-Nex is a transdisciplinary center promoting healthy youth development, educational attainment and learning. Working across the University, it focuses on the assets of young people and works in a wide variety of areas including health management, civic engagement and education. It also aims to prevent youth problems such as violence, physical and mental health issues, substance abuse and school failure. Youth-Nex programs of research focus on critical areas of youth development. Each program is led by a UVa faculty member possessing substantial experience and expertise. It is our goal to generate new understanding about the most useful practices and appropriate policies in youth development

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