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Fall 2019: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400

Fall 2019: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400

This innovative course for first-year students explores human flourishing; wellbeing; and resilience; across academic, personal, and professional spheres. It presents a balance of theory and practice, organized into five domains: self-awareness, wellbeing, connection, wisdom, and integration. Each week the class explores a single quality of flourishing through scientific research, humanistic reflection and artistic expression. In addition, students will experience a set of contemplative practices linked to the quality being explored that week.

Spring 2019

To Be Announced!

Fall 2018

Fall 2018: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400

Fall 2018: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400

This innovative course for first-year students explores human flourishing, wellbeing, and resilience across academic, personal and professional spheres. 

Spring 2018

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

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

An in-depth experience in contemplative practices to prepare students to live more fully, be more engaged, compassionate citizens and professionals; and navigate life's stressors with greater clarity, peace of mind, using healthy behaviors.

Spring 2017

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<div class='list-group'><a href="/class/fall-2019-art-and-science-human-flourishing-%E2%80%94-relg-1400"><div class="list-item"><div class="list-item-image"><img src="http://uvacontemplation.org/sites/default/files/styles/csc_medium/public/pixabay_mountaintop_person-1245959_476x317_copy.jpg?itok=bakCPWCE" width="150" height="150" alt="Fall 2019: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400" title="Fall 2019: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400" /></div>  <h3 class="list-item-title">Fall 2019: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400</h3>  <div class="list-item-body">    <div class="list-item-teaser"><p>This innovative course for first-year students explores human flourishing; wellbeing; and resilience; across academic, personal, and professional spheres. It presents a balance of theory and practice, organized into five domains: self-awareness, wellbeing, connection, wisdom, and integration. Each week the class explores a single quality of flourishing through scientific research, humanistic reflection and artistic expression. In addition, students will experience a set of contemplative practices linked to the quality being explored that week.</p>    </div>  </div></div></a><div class='clear'></div><h2 class='lower'>Spring 2019</h2>
<p class="tbap">To Be Announced!</p><div class='clear'></div><h2 class='lower'>Fall 2018</h2>
<div class='list-group'><a href="/class/fall-2018-art-and-science-human-flourishing-%E2%80%94-relg-1400"><div class="list-item"><div class="list-item-image"><img src="http://uvacontemplation.org/sites/default/files/styles/csc_medium/public/ian-stauffer-578276-unsplash.jpg?itok=p4oIakD3" width="150" height="150" alt="Fall 2018: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400" title="Fall 2018: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400" /></div>  <h3 class="list-item-title">Fall 2018: The Art and Science of Human Flourishing — RELG 1400</h3>  <div class="list-item-body">    <div class="list-item-teaser"><p>This innovative course for first-year students explores human flourishing, wellbeing, and resilience across academic, personal and professional spheres. </p>    </div>  </div></div></a><div class='clear'></div><h2 class='lower'>Spring 2018</h2>
<div class='list-group'><a href="/content/spring-2018-mindfulness-and-compassion-living-fully-personally-and-professionally-nuip"><div class="list-item"><div class="list-item-image"><img src="http://uvacontemplation.org/sites/default/files/styles/csc_medium/public/dandelion-puff.jpg?itok=xJDOdD1f" width="150" height="150" alt="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" /></div>  <h3 class="list-item-title">Spring 2018: Mindfulness and Compassion — Living Fully Personally and Professionally - NUIP 3030</h3>  <div class="list-item-body">    <div class="list-item-teaser"><p>An in-depth experience in contemplative practices to prepare students to live more fully, be more engaged, compassionate citizens and professionals; and navigate life's stressors with greater clarity, peace of mind, using healthy behaviors.</p>    </div>  </div></div></a><div class='clear'></div><h2 class='lower'>Spring 2017</h2>
<div class='list-group'><a href="/content/spring-2017-mindfulness-and-compassion-living-fully-personally-and-professionally-nuip-3030"><div class="list-item"><div class="list-item-image"><img src="http://uvacontemplation.org/sites/default/files/styles/csc_medium/public/NUIP3030.jpg?itok=RdcwO2jB" width="150" height="150" alt="Spring 2017 : Mindfulness and Compassion: Living Fully Personally and Professionally - NUIP/RELB 3030" title="Spring 2017 : Mindfulness and Compassion: Living Fully Personally and Professionally - NUIP/RELB 3030" /></div>  <h3 class="list-item-title">Spring 2017 : Mindfulness and Compassion: Living Fully Personally and Professionally - NUIP/RELB 3030</h3>  <div class="list-item-body">    <div class="list-item-teaser"><p>It is about what William James called “the greatest revolution in our generation” namely “the discovery that human beings by changing the inner attitude of their minds can change the outer aspects of their lives.” Recent neuroscience research supports James’ assertion and has shown that mindfulness practices can change the way we react to stress, regulate our emotions, and relate to other people. Such contemplative practices can also help us understand and reshape unhelpful habits and live with illness and loss.</p>
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