MAY 2015
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Sunday, May 10, 2015
1:00 p.m.
Macky Auditorium, University of Colorado at Boulder
Tickets required

June 14 - July 11, 2015
Arapahoe Campus

University News

Lincoln Building at Naropa University in autumn

Soul Maps: Dialogues with the Innerverse

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Alumni & Annual Fund Manager

 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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We invite you to...  
Watch Naropa Spring Commencement Live Online

Naropa's 2015 Spring Commencement is Sunday, May 10! We invite you to tune in to a live streaming of the ceremony and catch this year's commencement speaker, Parker Palmer as he addresses graduating students. Register online to receive a reminder and tune in Sunday, May 10 at 1 p.m. MT. 


Your gift to the Annual Fund is truly your gift to the world as the students you support take the tools, experiences, and contemplative approaches with them as they enter the world beyond Naropa, recognizing their potential as leaders, healers, disrupters, and citizens. Your gift is an investment in the future of Naropa. Make your gift online today!


Catch Up with ASK Webinar Archives

Have you joined us online for an ASK webinar? You can revisit recordings from last year's series, as well as our newest recordings from this spring! Naropa's Office of Career and Community Engagement and Alumni Relations invite you to reconnect with the community through these free online webinars to support your personal and professional development. View the archives and find out more about upcoming webinars at

Alumni Events
Alumni Sharing Knowledge:
"Vocal Wisdom" with Heidi Carter, MA '01
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
12 p.m. to 1 p.m.- MST
Join us online from anywhere!

What does a healthy voice look like? Vocal Wisdom is about learning how to improve posture, breathing, listening and communication skills. The tools are very accessible and can be used for life. Join us for this free online webinar to explore a holistic picture of how the human voice ages as it relates to posture, breathing, listening, articulation and communication. Learn more and RSVP.

Alumni Highlights
Mary Nicoll, MA '13, was recently hired as the Veteran Services Clinician at the Jefferson Center for Mental Health in Wheat Ridge, CO. Nicoll acts as a resource to Veterans and military families as well as fellow clinicians in and around the community and invites you to share her contact information with those who may wish to connect with her. You can reach her by email at  

Bari Tessler Linden, MA '98, announced the upcoming publication of her book, The Art of Money, expected to be on bookshelves around the world by spring 2016. Tessler Linden is a Financial Therapist and Mentor Coach, offering private financial therapy and leading a conscious money movement through The Art of MoneyRead the whole story behind the upcoming publication and how Tessler Linden found her publisher, Parallax Press.   

Leslie Chertok, MA '91, recently published her first article in Elephant Journal, "3 Reasons Forest-Walking is Necessary for Every Human Being." The article explores the benefits of even brief periods of walking and being in a forest. Chertok reminds us to "breathe deep, walk regularly, and enjoy nature." Read the article online

Admissions News

Experience Naropa, a whirlwind open house for both prospective graduate and undergraduate students is slated for June 5. If you know someone who should study at Naropa, please invite them to attend.


Mark your calendars for June 20-21 and join Naropa at Denver PrideFest. We will be spreading the Naropa love for two full days through personal outreach, and a large scale collaborative art installation...