On October 5, Professor Harold D. Roth, Director of the Contemplative Harold RothStudies Initiative and Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University, gave the 2012 Kathryn Fraser Mackay Memorial Lecture at St. Lawrence University. The lecture was titled "Contemplative Studies and the Liberal Arts."
The Gold Humanism Honor Society, which is dedicated to recognize, support and promte the values of humanism and professionalism in medicine, has named Dr. Willoughby Britton of the Brown University Contemplative Studies Initiatve and the Department of Psychiatry of the Alpert Medical School, as the GHHS Visiting Professor this year. Dr. Britton was recognized for her work at the Decof Cancer Center at Miriam Hospital where she has begun a mindfulness, meditation and yoga program for caregivers at all levels.
On April 24th, our colleague Dr. Willoughby Britton, along with five other recipients of Mind and Life Institute's Francisco J. Varela Research Awards, presented findings from pilot projects to His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The Contemplative Studies Fall Event Series will feature the following (for further details see the Calendar and the webpage below News):
Tuesday 9/25/12 5:30 - 7:30 Petteruti Lounge
Prof. Rupert Gethin, University of Bristol: "The Good, the Bad and the Undetermined: Reflections on the Abhidharma Listing and Classification of dharmas" (Co-sponsored with the Department of Religious Studies)