New Visions in Education -Consciousness Imbued Learning

By Kimberly Anne Christensen, Ph.D  (c),Advanced Seminar in Transpersonal Theory and Philosophy, December 2014. Kimberly Anne Christensen, MA, D. Div., Ph.D.(c) is an education advocate who is focused on helping humanity move toward greater self-awareness of their gifts, talents and purpose. With a 15 year foundation as a Nationally Board Certified teacher in the Los... Continue Reading →

Parapsychology and Altered States of Consciousness – The Book Bin of Dr. Charles Tart

Professor Emeritus Dr. Charles Tart is internationally known for his psychological work on the nature of consciousness (particularly, altered states of consciousness), as one of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology, and for his research in parapsychology. Charles studied electrical engineering at MIT before deciding to become a psychologist. He received his Ph.D.... Continue Reading →

High Demand – Drone Aeronautics Program In Flight

April 23, 2016 Sofia University’s “Unmanned Aircraft Technology for Computer Scientists” class introduces computer science students to the foundations of aeronautics with an emphasis on unmanned aeronautics. Armed with this knowledge, computer science students will be able to effectively program unmanned aircraft, from small recreational models to large commercial models, with emphasis on aeronautical safety... Continue Reading →

Mindfulness and Adolescents : A Well Needed Intervention

Mindfulness Training as an Intervention for Substance User Incarcerated Adolescents: A Pilot Grounded Theory Study Authors: Sam Himelstein, Stephen Saul, Alberto Garcia-Romeu, and Daniel Pinedo (pictured) Mind Body Awareness Project, Oakland, California, USA; Insights Program of Star Vista, East Palo Alto, California, USA; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Michigan, USA; Department of Clinical Psychology, Sofia University, Oakland,... Continue Reading →

Why Liberal Arts Studies Are Critical for Job Success

Why Liberal Arts is Critical for All Academic Subjects Taken from the Hechinger Report.....As mainstream universities and colleges cut liberal-arts courses and programs in favor of more vocational disciplines, and the number of students majoring in the humanities continues to decline, unexpected types of institutions are expanding their requirements in the liberal arts with the... Continue Reading →

Have we exceeded our ability to adapt to stress?

The Self in Migration (the Ulysses Syndrome) and Psychology’s Moral Stance Olga Louchakova-Schwartz and Joseba Achetogui (In this conference presentation, Louchakova-Schwartz will review Achetogui's many publications referencing the diagnostic category of the Ulysses Syndrome with “deep mourning” as caused by the seven griefs of migration, and call for the creation in the Division 24 a... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Sofia U’s Stellar Female Faculty

This past March, during Women’s History Month, we wanted to focus on the women of Sofia University. We are so proud of all they have accomplished and the magic they continue to bring to the school. About Women’s History Month… In 1987 after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated... Continue Reading →

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