Tag: Contemplative Science

Meditation Lowers the Risk of Heart Disease

At the November COBE Connect lunch, Dr. Jo Robins presented a series of findings examining how mindfulness impacts physical and mental health.

Mindful Leadership Inspires Productivity and Job Satisfaction

Dr. Chris Reina, a researcher who studies business and psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University, explores how mindfulness impacts the workplace during a presentation at the November COBE Connect lunch.

Mindfulness for a Healthy School Community

Alex Peavey talks about his personal journey with mindfulness from the age of 16 to his work at Collegiate School in Richmond, Va.

Introducing Contemplative Science and Education

Dr. Kirk Warren Brown, Ph.D., explains how VCU and regional communities are coming together to grow the research and practice of contemplative science.

The COBE Contemplative Science and Education Core

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.

The Artfulness Initiative Expands into the Classroom

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.

COBE Launches Contemplative Science and Education Core

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.

The Science of Happiness

The Science of Happiness

A new undergraduate course led by COBE director Danielle Dick and a multidisciplinary team of VCU faculty examining the state of college student mental health and wellness on a personal and systems level.