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Meditation, Nutrition, Fitness: One 'Party School' Tries To Tame The College Brain

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National Public Radio published a story on its NPREd site on UVM's Wellness Environment, or WE, a substance-free community unique in higher education with amenities that promote mindfulness, exercise and nutrition that also includes a neuroscience course all WE students are required to take called Healthy Brains Healthy Bodies. A WE story was also broadcast on WGBH, Boston's flagship public radio station.