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Join teach.well!

teach.well is a free, cross-institutional community on Mighty Networks that offers: Networking with and learning from colleagues Faculty development events Collaboration, coordination, and sharing Learn more about the teach.well network here. We invite you to...

Faculty Guidebook: Understanding Mindfulness for Wellbeing

Pratt’s Resilience, Wellness and Well-being (RWW) Project is proud to present the 2021 Faculty Guidebook:  Understanding Mindfulness and Contemplative Practices for Well-Being.   For more information about the RWW project and how to get involved,...

Convening Circle – Fall 2021

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We would like to invite you to join us (virtually) at the inaugural meeting of Pratt’s Convening Circle –  a community for shared experience and practice.  We will be coming...

Call for Applications – COMPOSE Fall 2021

Faculty are invited to take part in COMPOSE Fall 2021. COMPOSE or Contemplative practices in Higher Education is an 8-week long Zoom-based workshop series, open to all members of the Pratt community with a...

Teaching Through the Art of Storytelling

Join us for an interactive, experiential series about infusing storytelling into the classroom and projects—applicable to various creative media. Drawing inspiration from inner and outer worlds of experience, imagination, and wisdom from a rich variety...

Mindful Wellbeing Day – April 16

Invitation for a day of conversation and practice.  ***Submit your proposal by April 4 here. ***

Asian American Racism & Mental Health Resources

Since the start of the pandemic, discrimination and assault against Asian Americans has greatly increased in frequency and severity. It is necessary that institutions and individuals be attentive to these trends, actively work to...

An instructor’s guide to reducing college students’ stress and anxiety

Chapman University has published their new review of practicable and evidence-based tools for reducing student stress in the classroom, improving overall performance and quality of academic life. The five strategies discussed in the review...

COMPOSE Spring 2021 – Call for Applications

COMPOSE Spring 2021 is an 8-week long Zoom-based workshop series, open to all members of the Pratt community (faculty, staff, students) with a goal of establishing a personal practice framed around the concepts of...

Integrating Mindfulness Faculty Highlights

A group of Pratt faculty participated in the ‘Integrating Mindfulness’ series last Fall, lead by Joelle Danant.  Here are some of the resources and ideas generated by the group to support mindfulness in the...

Integrating Mindfulness Practices for Concentration & Resilience

Integrating Mindfulness Practices For Concentration & Resilience In this interactive course, faculty will learn how mindfulness practices foster concentration, resilience, wellness, inner calm and self-awareness in the (virtual) classroom—to name just a few benefits. ...

Chinese Students and Mental Health Presentation

At a recent external meeting, the Office of International Affairs (OIA) viewed a presentation on mental health and cultural concerns for Chinese international students studying in the US. The exploration of cultural difference can...