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Master of Arts in Mindfulness Studies

Earn a graduate degree that will help you become a more mindful citizen of the world, and promote social good through hands-on, real-world applications.

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Graduate Arts and Social Sciences Programs Open House


Saturday, October 24, 2015
10:00 am–1:00 pm

Creative Writing, Counseling, Clinical Mental Health: Expressive Therapies (Art, Music, Drama, Dance/Movement, and Expressive Arts), International Higher Education and Intercultural Relations, and Mindfulness
Learn how a graduate degree can help you take your passion and expertise to new heights.

Dean Koverola and Faculty Nancy Waring Featured on Radio Program About Mindfulness

Koverola Waring FiresideshowGraduate School of Arts and Social Sciences Dean Dr. Catherine Koverola and Mindfulness Faculty Coordinator Dr. Nancy Waring were recently featured on Fireside Talk Radio to discuss the various benefits and applications of Mindfulness.  Click here to listen.

Mindfulness - Four Ways it Intersects Your World

Mindfulness: 4 Ways It Intersects Your WorldFrom the healthcare industry to the military, a growing number of sectors have embraced mindfulness as a means of alleviating stress, boosting production, and creating more productive environments in which to work and learn. Read more.

Leading Mindfulness Practitioner Sharon Salzberg Visits Lesley

Salzberg and WaringIn 1974, Sharon Salzberg, along with Joseph Goldstein, returned from four years in India and introduced insight meditation to the United States. On a recent Sunday 40 years later, Salzberg was at Lesley University sharing reflections from her life in meditation and her latest best-selling book. The event was a benefit hosted by Lesley on behalf of Cambridge Insight Meditation Center. Read more.