MARCH 2015
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Nalanda Room 9235; 
$10 suggested donation

Friday, March 6, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Arapahoe Campus, Performing Arts Center
Free and open to the public

Monday, March 9, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Nalanda Events Center
$10 in advance; $15 at door

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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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On March 13, Naropa University will open its doors to prospective undergraduate students from across the country and around the world at Experience Naropa - a whirlwind of activity designed to open minds, spark creativity, and begin to create the bonds of community. Those who attend will really get a feel for what it's like to be a Naropa student! It's happening Friday, March 13 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Naropa. Learn more and share this link.


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 The Department of University Relations is ultimately responsible for determining published content.

Alumni Events

Myers Briggs Type Indicator® Spring 2015 Group Workshops

Friday, March 13,  12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Tuesday, April 14,  4 p.m. - 6 p.m. 

Naropa University, Arapahoe Campus

Student Union, Lower Level, Wulsin Hall

2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

Naropa alumni, students, faculty and staff can explore their Myers Briggs type preferences at this group workshop facilitated by Matt Peterson, M.S., MBTI® Certified Practitioner. The MBTI is a personality inventory that makes use of the theory of psychological types described by C. G. Jung, this workshop will explore how your type applies to life at and beyond college and career. Free and open to all Naropa community members. RSVP required. 

Learn more and RSVP.

Alumni Sharing Knowledge:
"An Introduction to The Enneagram" 
Thursday, March 12, 2015
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.- MST
Join us online from anywhere!

We kick off our 2015 webinar series with alum Elan BenAmi, MA '13, presenting on how and why the Enneagram can be a useful tool in personal, interpersonal, and spiritual development. Join us and learn more about how the Enneagram can complement whatever modalities a practitioner already uses. Learn more and RSVP.


"Do You Know Who I Am?" Evening Reception 

Thursday, March 19, 2015

6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Naropa University, Sycamore Conference Room

2130 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302

Please join us for an evening with your local Naropa community and special guests at an intimate reception prior to the showing of Kirsten Wilson's play, Do You Know Who I Am? Hors d'oeuvres, wine and beverages will be provided. 

Learn more and RSVP 


Connect with Naropa in Portland! 

Sunday, April 26, 2015
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Be Space, 211 SE 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214

Share an afternoon with your local Naropa community at alumna Elizabeth Russell's Be Space in Portland! Join us for a dialogue and to learn more about what is on the horizon for Naropa. 

RSVP requested.  

Alumni Highlights
Kristin Luce, MA '97, recently published "Making Friends with Emotional Pain" in Elephant Journal. She shares, "meeting internal pain with surrender has been the only way I have found to begin to transmute it, and only if that is not the goal." Read the article and learn more about Luce's work

Tatiana Sifri, MA '02, presented a joint general interest session at the 2015 Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education (NSAPA) Mental Health Conference. Co-presenting "A Collaborative Approach to Addressing Mental Health at a Small Campus-Proactive and Reactive Protocols," Sifri discussed current trends of student mental health concerns on small college and university campuses. Read more in the Chicago Tribune.

Kelli Love, BA '01, created a short story film about the school wide yoga and mindfulness program at Girls Prep Bronx Elementary in NYC. Told from the perspective of a parent, Aliza and the Mind Jar follows one student's experience with the pioneering program. Watch the short film online.  

Admissions News

The biggest undergraduate event of the year is coming up on March 13. Check out twitter for images on the 13th of The Arrival of Chaos, a collaborative art installation we will be assembling during the event. Please invite any potential Naropa students you know to Experience NaropaIt's going to be a blast!