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Florida State University

Meditation And Reflection

The Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education

Contemplative Mind in Higher Education

The Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE) is a multidisciplinary academic association with an international membership of educators, administrators, staff, students, researchers and other professionals committed to the transformation of higher education through the recovery and development of the contemplative dimensions of teaching, learning and knowing.


Contemplative Pedagogy, Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt University The ancient practice of contemplation is being explored by many institutions of higher education as a new means of enhancing liberal education.  Research demonstrates that “contemplative pedagogy”-the integration of meditative practices into higher education-facilitates the achievement of traditional educational goals such as improved cognitive and academic performance.





Meditation Room, Florida State University

Meditation Room FSUThe Meditation Room is available to any member of the Florida State community who seek a quiet, simple place to reflect or meditate. Since it is meant for quite reflection or prayer, conversations or teachings are best enjoyed outside of the Meditation Room in other spaces of the building.

About the Character Clearinghouse

Character Clearinghouse is an online center of information about research, curricula, and practices relating to the moral development of college students and features resources such as program descriptions, interviews, and other types of articles. […] Find out more »