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Upcoming Special Events
Mindfulness Meditation (UMC Campus)
Explore the many ways that mindfulness meditation can reduce and stress and enhance overall well-being. All students, faculty and staff (and community members) are welcome and no previous experience with meditation is necessary. Join us for a half hour of mindfulness meditation at the following times and locations. For more information, contact Lynn Rossy.
12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
Heinkel Building, Room 216
Wednesdays (January 23 – May 3; excluding spring break)
1:00 to 1:45 p.m.
Hulston Hall (Law School)
Law Library Room 327A
Monday through Friday (January 22 – May 10; excluding spring break)
12:15 to 12:45 p.m.
Contemplative Practice Center (Newman Center's lower level)
AP Green Chapel is available for Meditation/Prayer/Contemplation
The AP Green Chapel, located at the Memorial Union, is open and available during class sessions from 7:00 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Friday, for silent meditation, prayer, or contemplation. AP Green Chapel welcomes anyone to utilize this space in silence whenever there is not another organized activity taking place there. For example, it is often used for weddings, especially on the weekends.
Noon-Time Meditation (off campus)
12:15 - 12:45 p.m. (silent meditation)
Unity Center of Columbia
1600 W. Broadway
Mindfulness Meditation Group meets Wednesdays, 12:15-12:45 p.m., in 225 MSC-Student Success Center, Conference Room. The half-hour weekly sessions include a brief introduction, a 20-minute guided mindfulness meditation, followed by a brief discussion. This group is designed for beginning, as well as experienced meditators. New members are welcome at any time during the semester. If you are new to mindfulness meditation, please call Sharon Biegen or Jamie Linsin at University Health, Wellness and Counseling Services, 516-5711 to arrange for introductory sessions.
“You can always cope with the NOW,
but you can never cope with the future--nor do you have to.
The answer, the strength, the right action,
or the resource will be there when you need it,
not before, and not after.”