Jane Muir is a third year Nursing student, fourth year Spanish major at the University. She is a program assistant for the Compassionate Care Initiative in the School of Nursing and the student representative for the Contemplative Sciences Center. Her interest in contemplation practices began in her second year of study in the School of Nursing after taking an academic Mindfulness course led by Dr. Susan Bauer-Wu and Dr. Sam Green. Jane currently serves as the Nursing student representative for U.Va. Student Council and is a Trustee for her class. She incorporates mind-body practices in the academic setting, as well as in the leadership organizations she is involved in. She was recently awarded the Right Care Alliance Young Innovators Grant from the Lown Institute for her inter-professional project proposal with medical student Andy Star entitled S.T.A.R (STudent Ambassadors of Resiliency).