NEWS

Tickets are now available for the 4th annual Wisdom 2.0 conference, taking place on Feb. 21-24, 2013 in San Francisco. The conference, which has sold out in the last two years, will explore "living with mindfulness, wisdom and greater purpose in the modern age."

On Monday, June 4, Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan will talk about his new book and "mindful change in the way we live our lives" in Santa Monica, CA., in a benefit for InsightLA.

On July 19, esteemed composer and longtime Garrison Institute supporter Philip Glass will perform in a rare Hudson Valley concert benefiting the institute. 

What happens when teens play games that emphasize kindness and compassion instead of violence and aggression? Neuroscientist Richard Davidson plans to find out.

A recent study revealed that suicide rates among U.S. Army personnel increased by 80 percent between 2004 and 2008. Would meditation training prior to deployment make a difference? Veterans Today explores.

There's still time to register for this summer's "The Science of Compassion: Origins, Measures and Interventions," offered by CCARE and the Telluride Institute.

The Holistic Life Foundation is having a fundraising event on June 16, 2012, featuring Congressman Tim Ryan as the keynote speaker, as well as food and music. Tickets are now available.

Registration is open for The Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education's free May webinar, featuring law professor Rhonda Magee. The online session will take place on May 16, 3:00-4:00 pm EDT.

Mindful.org's "The Examined Life" blogger, Ed Halliwell, will be co-teaching two five-day mindfulness retreats, as well as  leading a weekend retreat in the UK this summer and fall. Registration is now open.