COBE research assistant Nate Thomas received the International Programme in Addiction Studies Most Outstanding Student Award for 2015-2016.
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COBE Director Dr. Danielle Dick presented to high schoolers at Collegiate School about the effects of adolescent alcohol use and how to understand who is most at risk.
In music, movies and many other parts of popular culture, we are surrounded by media portrayals likening love to mind-altering substances – Billie Holiday’s lover goes to her head; Beyoncé is drunk in love; the Weeknd compares his lover to the anesthetic Novocain.
The Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics pre- and post-doc awards were announced in early December, and graduate student Megan Cooke was presented with the Kenneth S. Kendler Award for Excellence in Pre-Doctoral Research.
During the Fall 2016 semester, COBE partnered with students in three undergraduate classes to promote scientific research, create promotional campaigns and spread basic knowledge about health and wellbeing on campus.
The CSE Core promotes rigorous scholarship and scientific research on contemplative practices, and stimulates contemplative learning opportunities to foster well-being, resilience, relationships, and performance among VCU students, staff, and faculty, and surrounding Richmond community members.
For the first time the US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy released a report specifically addressing the epidemic of substance use and addiction across the country.
#MindfulFinals is a social media campaign that aims to utilize Instagram and SnapChat to change the conversation around Finals week to promote mindful approaches to stress and anxiety.
On Nov. 21st Radio IQ released a story about Spit for Science and COBE including brief interviews with Dr. Danielle Dick and Dr. Jessica Salvatore.
Building on the momentum from its launch this Fall, the Artfulness Initiative will offer a course in the Spring that develops one-off art and mindfulness events into a full semester curriculum.