WashU Mindfulness Day

October 4, 2023
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Umrath Lounge (Danforth Campus)

Hosted by the Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures

Join us on October 4, 2023 for Mindfulness day at WashU and the Launching of the Modern Mindfulness Seminar! This exciting inaugural event will celebrate and showcase the various opportunities for research and engagement with mindfulness practice and study across our campus.

Schedule Highlights

9:00 AM Mindful Eating Breakfast and Dharma Talk: Don Sloane (Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in St. Louis) – “The Three I’s” (DUC 276)

10:00 AM Morning Practices

12:00 PM Mindfulness and Anti-Racism Series Speaker: Amit Bernstein (University of Haifa) – “Finding Refuge, One Moment at a Time: Mindfulness-Based Trauma Recovery for Refugees” (Umrath Lounge)

1:30 PM Community Partners Resource Fair (Bowles Plaza)

4:00 PM Keynote Speaker: Richard Davidson (University of Wisconsin, Madison) – “Mindfulness & The Skills of Human Flourishing” (Umrath Lounge)

6:30 PM Closing Reception (Bowles Plaza)

OCTOBER 5-6, 2023. for the M4 Conference!!

M4: Mindfulness Mechanisms and Methods Meeting.
The goal of this meeting is to bring together an interdisciplinary group of individuals to inspire mindfulness research using advanced cognitive neuroscience tools and technology.

This meeting is made possible by funding support from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (R13 AT011981), with matching funds from Washington University, Arts & Sciences, Psychological & Brain Sciences, and the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience.