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​Center for Healthy Minds Flourishes with Transition to Letters & Science and Facility Move
January 13, 2017

The Center continues to grow with its transition to a new building and the College of Letters and Science

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14th Dalai Lama to visit Madison for live-streamed event on global well-being
February 23, 2016

The Center for Healthy Minds hosts His Holiness the Dalai Lama and a panel of experts at The World We Make on March 9, 2016 at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, WI

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International Film Circuit Presents 'Free the Mind'
April 8, 2013

A documentary follows Center Founder Richard Davidson's journey in understanding the mind and well-being

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Dalai Lama to Lead ‘Change your Mind Change the World 2013′
March 12, 2013

The Center organizes a series of panel discussions with thought leaders from a variety of fields, including neuroscience, economics and sustainability

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Wisconsin Science Festival Brings Wonders of Science to Life for All Ages
September 17, 2012

Center scientists contribute to the Wisconsin Science Festival

Photo of hand reaching up to touch tree with flowers by Risa Ikeda via Flickr
Earth Day Conference to Explore Economic Growth, Happiness
April 3, 2012

Richard Davidson of the Center for Healthy Minds to participate in UW–Madison Earth Day activities

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Forum Considers Human Consciousness
April 26, 2011

The 10th annual International Bioethics Forum, “Manifesting the Mind,” will explore perspectives on human consciousness at its two-day symposium

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Students to Hold Suicide Prevention Walk
March 30, 2011

Center for Healthy Minds Founder Richard Davidson participates in larger discussions during Suicide Prevention events

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‘Perfect’ Conversations on Tap for June’s Big Learning Event
March 28, 2011

Center Founder Richard Davidson to speak at campus learning event

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Brilliant Minds Come Together at Big Learning Event
February 10, 2011

Center Founder Richard Davidson to participate at Big Learning Event at UW–Madison

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Center for Healthy Minds Ribbon-Cutting Celebration
October 27, 2010

The Center for Healthy Minds facility opens as the first research center in the world to house both a brain imaging lab and meditation space under one roof

The Science of Healthy Minds Brings Dalai Lama to UW–Madison
March 3, 2010

The launch of a new Center focused on healthy minds and well-being attracts global thought leaders, including the 14th Dalai Lama

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Faculty Choreographers Collaborate with Campus Colleagues in Concert
October 27, 2009

A collaborative dance project draws from the beauty of neuroscientific imagery

Dalai Lama Visits Brain Imaging Facility
May 21, 2001

At the invitation of Center Founder Richard Davidson, His Holiness the Dalai Lama visits the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus; tours W. M. Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior and attends conference of leading contemplative studies scientists.

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Dalai Lama Coming to UW to Probe Science of Emotions
April 17, 2001

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to visit brain imaging laboratory and attend Transformations of Mind, Brain and Emotion conference on UW-Madison campus at invitation of Center Founder Richard Davidson

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Emotion Symposium Set for April 13-14
April 10, 2000

Center for Healthy Minds Founder Richard Davidson is a speaker at UW-Madison's 6th annual Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion