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Spring 2018: Mindfulness and Compassion — Living Fully Personally and Professionally - NUIP 3030

Title

Spring 2018: Mindfulness and Compassion — Living Fully Personally and Professionally - NUIP 3030

When

Wed. Jan 17, 2018 - Tue. May 1, 2018 (15 weeks)
Every Tuesday from 3:45 PM to 6:15 PM

Where

McLeod Hall 2010 - Science Ctr

This course provides an in-depth experience in contemplative practices to prepare students to live more fully, be more engaged and compassionate citizens and professionals. It is also designed to help them navigate life’s stressors with greater clarity, peace of mind, and to do so using healthy behaviors. In addition to mindfulness training, this course will foster the cultivation of compassion and prosocial qualities. 
 
Please note: For this class, enrollment is by permission of the instructor (capped at 20 students). Interested students should visit this page for instructions about applying, enrolling, and for more information about the course.
 
* 3 credits
 
Instructor Juliet Trail is the Managing Director of the Contemplative Sciences Center (CSC). She holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education from the UVA Curry School of Education. Her dissertation, “Network Enablers: An Exploratory Study of High Goal-Enabling Professionals in Higher Education,” investigated the behaviors, skills, and perspectives of these “NE” professionals using socio-emotional intelligence, organizational network analysis, and emergent themes to develop a grounded theory about the NE disposition. She also holds an M.A. in Vocal Performance & Pedagogy from New Mexico State University (2002) and Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Music (Piano Performance) from Guilford College (1996).