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Call to Action
Alumni Events
Alumni Highlights
Admissions News
In Memory
University Events 

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"All Men Are Created Equal": Stumbling Towards a Diverse and Equal Society

Wed., January 21, 2015

12 p.m.; Arapahoe Campus,

Performing Arts Center;



Awakening the Dreamer

Sat., February 7, 2015
12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Nalanda Events Center; 
$20 suggested donation
Wed., February 18, 2015
12 p.m.; Arapahoe Campus, 
Performing Arts Center; 

University News

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Contact Us

Director of Alumni Relations


Alumni Communications Coordinator

 Sarah Steward
Sarah Steward
Director of Career and Community Engagement

GSP Credentialing Coordinator

Assistant Dean of Graduate Admissions

Karen Wills
Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
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Call to Action 

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Share this Newsletter with a Fellow Alum 
We need your help! We're looking to connect with more alums online, through email, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. How can you help? Simply forward this newsletter to a friend and fellow alum and ask if they have shared their current contact info with Naropa!  


Share your Naropa Love Story

It's getting to be that time of year again! We want to hear the story of how you found love at Naropa, whether it's a best friend, a significant other, or love you found in your journey at Naropa. We're compiling Alumni Love Stories to share with the community online and for Valentine's Day! Please send your story to nualumni@naropa.edu by February 1. 


Contribute to "The Pilot Light"

Naropa University has launched an official blog, The Pilot Light, and we'd love to have you contribute your voice! If you have recently given or attended an enlightening lecture or workshop, or are involved in a project or publication, this is the place to share your insights. If you have created content for the blog, or have an idea for a blog post you'd like to contribute, please contact blog@naropa.edu. The Department of University Relations is ultimately responsible for determining published content.

Alumni Events

Career Workshop: Clarifying your Career Intentions

Monday, February 23, 2015

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Naropa University, Arapahoe Campus

2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

Alumni and students from Naropa University and University of Colorado at Boulder are invited to join us for a free career workshop, facilitated by David Blackburn, a career development coach and workshop facilitator. Advance registration is required as space is limited to 12 participants

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Saturday, February 28, 2015

10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Naropa University, Paramita Campus

3285 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80309

Join us for the annual Private Practice Symposium at Naropa! Connect with resources and network with the Naropa community at this day-long symposium. Free and open to all Naropa alumni and students. RSVP required. 

Careers for a Cause Meet & Greet
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Naropa University, 2nd Floor Wulsin Hall
2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Naropa University and the University of Colorado at Boulder invite you to join us for an exciting collaborative event, the Career for a Cause Meet & Greet! Alumni and students from both universities are invited to this re-envisioned event for a chance to engage with opportunities and organizations that address important causes and issues, helping to make meaningful change in the world. RSVP information coming soon!
Alumni Highlights
Will Horowitz was recently featured in Tricycle with a spotlight on his restaurant, Ducks Eatery in Manhattan. Specializing in heritage techniques, Horowitz utilizes the natural timeline of the seasons, and nothing goes to waste. Read more about Horowitz in Tricycle

Samuel Jablon, BA '09, is continuing to gain recognition for his artwork in New York. With reviews in
Art in America, Art News, and The Wall Street Journal, Jablon is described as both a poet and a visual artist. Jablon's work is characterized as having "an approach and attitude that marks the arrival of a new voice." Learn more about Jablon's work and projects

Gleason Bauer, MFA '07, was awarded a 2014 True West Award, which recognizes achievements in local theater by awarding a different honoree each day for 30 days. Bauer directed, co-produced, served as scenic designer for and co-adapted SLAB, an original stage adaptation of a mystical regional novel written by Selah Saterstrom in the wake of the 2013 floods in Colorado. Read more about the production and award

Admissions News

Happy 2015 to all of our amazing alumni!


The undergraduate team is rather busy right now welcoming the incoming spring class at orientation over in PAC. We're excited to have just under 60 new students joining us, which is a fantastic number! Kudos to Karen Wills, Matt Robertson, and our newest counselor, Jack Teng, for bringing in the latest crop of Naropians... Read more.

In Memory

In memory of Phillip Stormant


On the evening of December 12th, 2014, Phillip Stormant, BA '11, passed away in a peaceful manner. He became one with the light he loved at the age of 29. A memorial service was held for his family and friends in Pensacola, Florida in December. Read more from Phillip's family


If you wish to act in Phillip's memory, his family requests that donations be sent to the Phillip Stormant Memorial Fund. Funds will be used to help start the Love and Light Art and Farming community where troubled souls may go to heal. You are also invited to leave a message of love on Phillip's Facebook page as well.