The Center for Compassion Studies was established to encourage investigation of the impact of compassion and contemplative practices on individual, group and environmental well-being, as well as to promote the availability of education and training in the cultivation of compassion. The first of its kind in the Southwest, the University of Arizona's Center for Compassion Studies joins several institutions of higher education in the pursuit of understanding the impact of the intentional cultivation of compassion,and expanding the availability of evidence-based methods and techniques for those interested in this form of contemplative practice.
Monday, January 22, 2018Sabrina Helm and fellow researchers found that those who worry about the Earth's plants and animals are more likely to experience depression and stress related to climate change
Wednesday, October 25, 2017Russ Toomey shares insights about his journey through graduate school and finding the path to self-compassion, as a call to address the compromised state of mental health of graduate students
Friday, April 14, 2017Author and environmental advocate Kathleen Dean Moore, Ph.D to speak and offer workshop on our moral obligation to protect the planet, along with panel featuring Alison Hawthorne Deming and Tracey Osborne
Thursday, September 8, 2016David Sbarra's research on divorce features self-compassion as key