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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Say yes to Turn Difficult Situations into New Possibilities. This half-day professional development workshop held in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City is led by Marian Rich, founder of Career Play Inc., and Dr. Holmes, founder of improvscience. (Register here.)

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

What are the benefits and experience of improvisation?

Scientists around the country are discovering that improvisational theater helps their communication and collaboration skills. What have we learned about these playful theater exercises? Scientists strengthen their ability to listen, to speak spontaneously and respond to the unexpected. All qualities that deepen our ability to build scientific conversations.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Building community is a constant practice and the Mathematical Theoretical Biology Institute knows it. The Mathematical Computational Modeling Center at Arizona State University brings Dr. Holmes back for the fourth year to kick off the MTBI program. The summer of intensive applied mathematics for undergraduate students is characterized by intense collaborative projects that have students developing research skills on issues they care about.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Dr. Holmes is helping to build community and communication in the Clinical Translational Science Institute at Children’s National (CTSI-CN).

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Palliative care in the medical world draws deeply on presence, skilled assessments and emotional attention. Attending to seriously ill patients and their families in a way that supports them through their journey as comfortably as possible requires expertise, emotional responsiveness and intense caring from health professionals. This workshop for palliative care health staff—doctors, nurses, social workers and chaplains—is being presented at their Northern California Annual All Site retreat.

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