The Bertha Crosley Ball Center for Compassion

Compassion in the Community

Upcoming Off-Campus Speaking Engagements

Please note: all off-campus lectures and workshops for 2021 will be ONLINE-ONLY until further notice.

March 14, 2020:  What is Ours to Do to Bring Change?
Center Director Dr. Vaishali Mamgain will speak during the online Sunday Services at Unity of Greater Portland.

 

Around the Web

Joyfully Just
A collaboration between Center Director Dr. Vaishali Mamgain and Dr. Kamilah Majied 
photo of Dr. Kamilah Majied and Dr. Vaishali Mamgain

 

In Print

Can Wisdom Traditions Be Colonized?
An online article authored by Dr. Vaishali Mamagain for Lion's Roar magazine

Ethical Consciousness in the Classroom: How Buddhist Practices Can Help Develop Empathy and Compassion 
A journal article authored by Dr. Vaishali Mamagain and published in the Journal of Transformative Education

New organization promotes compassion at USM 
2018 Free Press article by USM student Ben Theriault

Monthly Newsletter Archive

 

On the Radio

What Role Does Kindness Play In Our Lives?
Maine Calling program on Maine Public Radio (panel discussion with Dr. Vaishali Mamgain, Sara Ewing-Merrill, Penthea Burns, and Kimberly Post, hosted by Jennifer Rooks)

What Does It Mean To Be Compassionate?
Maine Calling program on Maine Public Radio (panel discussion with Dr. Vaishali Mamgain, Rev. Kenneth Lewis, Amy Wood, and Jennifer McDoor, hosted by Jennifer Rooks)