Pacifica Graduate Institute in Association with Paul Orfalea and Mark Juergensmeyer Announces the Global Awareness and Engaged Action Intensive – June 21 Through June 26

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Pacifica Graduate Institute, a distinguished higher education graduate school, announces the Global Awareness and Engaged Action Intensive with Paul Orfalea and Mark Juergensmeyer.

Paul Orfalea, prominent philanthropist, investor, entrepreneur and the founder of Kinko's

We are delighted to present this exceptional academic opportunity, in association with Paul Orfalea and Mark Juergensmeyer.

Pacifica Graduate Institute, in association with Paul Orfalea and Mark Juergensmeyer, will present the Global Awareness & Engaged Action Intensive on June 21-26 at Pacifica’s Ladera Lane Campus. “We are delighted to present this exceptional academic opportunity, in association with Paul Orfalea and Mark Juergensmeyer,” stated Stephen Aizenstat, Chancellor of Pacifica. “Paul Orfalea and Mark Juergensmeyer will teach the Intensive with a focus on the exploration and active engagement of real-world contemporary events, trends, and conflicts examined from in-depth, experiential perspectives. It will be an educational experience that meets the critical needs of our planet.”

Confronting the enormity of opportunities and challenges facing our world, participants will discover creative new ways to address critical global issues through a confluence of highly developed problem-solving skills and a focus on intuitive critical analysis. Participants will engage deeply with the world’s complex challenges and examine global issues from economic, social, and business perspectives—while building intuitive analytical capabilities and advanced skills that will enable them to make lasting contributions to the world.

During morning sessions, participants will actively engage in the practice of intuitive critical analysis through case studies. Intuitive critical analysis is a non-traditional, creative analytic process that yields unanticipated and valuable insights. Afternoon sessions will extend outside Pacifica’s boardroom into the natural landscape of the ocean, mountains, and countryside for experiential activities that support and expand on the Intensive’s coursework.

For more information, contact Heidi Townshend, Director of External Affairs, at Pacifica Graduate Institute:
805-879-7374 or htownshend(at)pacifica(dot)edu . Please visit the website at .

Pacifica Graduate Institute, with two campuses in Santa Barbara, California, is a WASC accredited graduate school offering various masters and doctoral degree programs within the context of depth psychology. The Institute has established an educational environment that nourishes respect for cultural diversity and individual
differences, and a rigorous academic community with a spirit of free and open inquiry. Students have access to an impressive array of resources including the OPUS Archives and Research Center which is home to the Joseph Campbell Library and Archives.

The mission of Pacifica Graduate Institute is to foster creative learning and research in the fields of psychology, the humanities, and mythological studies, framed in the traditions of depth psychology. Consistent with and supporting this vision, Pacifica Graduate Institute is employee-owned, and practices shared stewardship.

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