Radical Compassion Symposium*
Radical Compassion Symposium
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Join us for a gathering of international thinkers, contemplatives, scientists, and activists focused on one of the most dynamic and important topics of our time: compassion. Register now.

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Naropa Named One of Greenest Schools in US*
Naropa Named One of Greenest Schools in US
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US News & World Report names Naropa University as one of eight greenest schools in the United States.

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Study Abroad in*Bhutan
Study Abroad in
Bhutan
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Naropa is now accepting applications for an accredited study abroad program through the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB).

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*Apply today!
Apply today!
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Naropa is still accepting applications for undergraduate and select graduate programs for fall 2014.

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Sophomore Dennis Kerr is a Traditional Eastern Arts major at Naropa. His academic study brings together yoga, t'ai-chi & music. Dennis shares his experience of Naropa's supportive community and exceptional educational environment.

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Sophomore Dennis Kerr is a Traditional Eastern Arts major at Naropa. View the video to learn how his academic study brings together yoga, t'ai-chi & music.

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"When we are in touch with our human-heartedness, we think, feel, and act compassionately."

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