Distinguished Professor of Poetics Anne Waldman, co-founder of the Jack Kerouac School
of Disembodied Poetics, was recently awarded the 2012 PEN Center USA Literary Award
for Poetry for The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment. Read More.
Naropa’s Paramita Campus currently houses 403 residency students. With GSP student
enrollment being at one of the highest in the past seven years, faculty, students,
and staff felt that the space and couldn’t fully accommodate the growing needs of
the campus. Read More.
Naropa notes the recent passing of Bataan Faigao, professor and director of the Traditional
Eastern Arts program at Naropa University, while on pilgrimage to sacred places in
China. Read More.
At the fall 2012 Naropa board of trustees meeting, Jerry Colonna was elected to serve
as the new board chair. In other board news, Andrew Davison was recently awarded a
silver Stevie Award as part of the 10th Annual American Business Awards. Read More.
This October, Naropa University’s Second-Year MFA Ensemble in Contemporary Performance
put on a production of The Siddhartha Project, directed by Naropa MFA’s founding director,
Wendell Beavers. Read More.
Naropa’s board of trustees has formally adopted the university’s Statement of Commitment
to the Practice of Sustainability, which will serve to galvanize Naropa’s efforts
to be an integral part of the President’s Climate Commitment. Read More.