The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life offers “The Quiet Spot,” teaching various guided meditation techniques, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. A recent session was guided by Bil Owen, instructional technology coordinator for the Academic Success Center. “It’s always encouraging that people are taking time to work with their minds,” said Owen, who has led […]
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Campus events for the week of Sept. 29, 2017.
Bill Owen sat cross-legged in the front of the room, tapping a metal bowl and spinning the microphone around it to fill the room with ambient noise as he whispered instructions to three students sitting on round pillows.
Bil Owen, coordinator of instructional technology in the Academic Success Center, meditates at the Quiet Spot, a twice-weekly group meditation in the Interfaith Chapel.
While trying to balance school and extracurricular activities, 80 percent of college students find themselves in stressful situations, according to a recent study by the Associated Press.
Stressed out students and staff may have a meditative remedy: “The Quiet Spot.” The twice-weekly mediations will take place from 12:05 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, and from 7:30 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. Thursdays in the Interfaith Chapel.
Anxiety and stress continue to rise among college students and a profound yet simple alternative to traditional pharmaceutical solutions is taking hold in dormitories and campuses.
Dr. David Flaten, chair of the theater department chair , along with senior law library assistant Claudia Prado, and seniors Farah A. Khan and Rhiannon Jensen participated in the Twin Hearts Meditation.