2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

For the past year, Naropa has reflected on its forty-year existence as a university built upon a foundation of contemplative education... See More

 Contemplative Education

What is Contemplative Education?

Contemplative education has been at the core of the Naropa experience since our founding in 1974, combining the best of Western scholarship and Eastern wisdom traditions... See More 

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Authentic Leadership Certificate

January 12–May 8, 2015
Become the leader the world needs now. Effectively lead the changes you want to see in the world… See More

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Yoga Journal 5 step meditation for work stress by Susan Skeij

Conquer Work Stress + Cultivate Leadership

Dr. Susan Skjei, professor of Naropa University's Authentic Leadership program, shares her top 5 tips for mindfulness in the workplace in the latest Yoga Journal… See More


Boulder Among Top 5 College Towns

Due to its favorable weather, eclectic local shops, scenic mountain views, and bike-friendly layout, Boulder ranks at #3 on Travelers Today's list… See More

Sharon Salzberg

10 Minutes with Sharon Salzberg

In a new five-part series in partnership with our friends at Elephant Journal, Naropa President Chuck Lief interviews notable business, spiritual, and public sector leaders on the meaning of Mindful Leadership and how it has affected their work… See More

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Lola Gerber during the SWP

Student Focus

Meet Lola Gerber, an MFA student in the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, who has deeply valued the experimental atmosphere at Naropa… See More

Faculty Focus

Meet Peter Grossenbacher, director of Naropa University's Consciousness Laboratory, where he and students work to shed light on the nature of human consciousness… See More

Alumni Focus

Meet Haruna Tsuchiya (MFA '12). Since graduating, Haruna has become an instructor at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand.…See More

Discover Your Eco Self

Transpersonal Ecopsychology offers a unique nexus of psychology, spirituality, cultural inquiry, and ecological belonging that can provide vital healing to a world in flux... See More