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Barbara Minsker, Ph.D., is President & Founder of Joyful U and a Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.  She has won national awards for her 15-year leadership of major national and university initiatives, has launched two start-up organizations, and has completed more than 400 hours of leadership  training at the Center for Authentic Leadership and CIC (Big 10) Academic Leadership Program, as well as 158 hours of mindfulness instructor training at University of Massachusetts Medical School and Duke University.


Personal & Professional Development





Mindfulness in the Workplace 101

Improve your HEALTH and PRODUCTIVITY!  Regular mindfulness and meditation practice has been shown to significantly reduce stress, anxiety, and depression; and improve focus, productivity, decision making, sleep, and creativity. Come and learn what the hype is all about with Barbara Minsker, Ph.D.!  


WBT 325 002Z

Tue Sep 29-Oct 20




Deadline: Sep 22

Bringing Your Energy & Passion to the Workplace

Uncover what brings you passion and energy, and how to shift your work in that direction. Simplify and focus your life to the essentials and improve work-life balance. Reduce stress from overload and overwhelm!


WBT 326 001Z

Tue Oct 27-Nov 17




Deadline: Oct 20




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