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Spring 2019 Contemplative Practice Rotunda Series Announced

December 2018 — CSC is pleased to announce this experiential seven-session series featuring a range of contemplative practices. Held at the University’s iconic Rotunda, sessions include Seasonal Yin Yoga, Caring for the Caregivers, Mindful Leadership, and much more.

Sessions will include a short talk by the presenter(s) and there will be an opportunity to participate in a led contemplative practice.  

What is Contemplative Learning?

The University of Virginia remains committed to educating the whole student as future citizens in the tradition of liberal education. To prepare students to meet the challenges facing society, to better our University’s ability to fulfill the high ideals of public education and its commitment to liberal education, to engage and teach students to the best of our abilities and in line with best practices, the Resilient Student Initiative aims to educate the whole student so that they may find life long success and wellness in their careers and personal lives.

View our video below.

Student Flourishing Initiative: Tools for School and Life

April 5, 2018 by John Kelly
 
The greatest challenges faced by today's college students will likely have little to do with tests, papers or presentations. According to many experts, the combination of external and internal stressors affecting these students is without precedent—and growing pressure to succeed is often stoked by factors such as family financial pressures and social stresses magnified by social media.

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