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Brownbag Series Concludes with ‘Mindfulness Goes to School’
The Humanities Center’s Spring Symposia will conclude on Friday, March 6, with the final installment of its three-part Contemplative Collaborative Brownbag Series titled, “Mindfulness Goes to School: Linking Research with Practice.”
The event, which will begin at noon in 123 in Sims Hall, will feature Dessa Bergen-Cico, assistant professor in the Department of Public Health, and Rachel Razza, assistant professor of child and family studies, both in the Falk College. The pair will explore and discuss mindfulness and contemplative practices in school settings and link research with practice.
Free and open to the public, the Brownbag Series is part of the Humanities Center’s Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professorship. The interdisciplinary brownbag series aims to uncover contemplative practices for students, faculty and community members.
Co-sponsors include: The Writing Program, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies, Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Hendricks Chapel, Hendricks Chapel Wellness Fund and the Contemplative Collaborative. Queries can be directed to Patrick W. Berry at email@example.com or 315-443-1912.