Hub Digest | Feb. 16, 2024

Hub Digest | February 16, 2024
Happenings & Highlights from the Nova Integration Hub

Happy New Year, Hub family! In November, we celebrated the Hub’s one-year anniversary and the many wonderful connections taking place in our online community. There are now almost 300 Hub users engaging in various discussions about research, recent events, popular culture, personal questions, and more; and users joining groups curated around specific topics or areas of interest. 

We’re delighted to see so much activity on the Hub! Here’s a roundup of some recent happenings and highlights you may have missed.

In Discussions 

…and many more in the Discussions page! 

In Groups 

  • Consciousness Conversations – dive deep into aspects of consciousness and implications for planetary health
  • Nova4Nature – focused around the importance of nature for health
  • Nova Reads – whether you’re looking for something educational or an escape from the day-to-day, check out some book recommendations!
  • AI: Quo Imus – discuss the many questions posed by emerging Artificial Intelligence in relation to planetary health and human flourishing
  • Communications & Media Relations – all things communications, messaging, media, and more in relation to health and well-being 
  • Nova Annual Conference 2023: Seeds of Change – catch up on conversations about the December conference

…check out all the Groups (or create your own)!

Nourishing Activities

  • David Prescott of Pathlight Meditations is regularly posting some terrific meditations in our Activities section. Ranging in length from 10 to 25 minutes, these guided meditations will feed your mind and soul.

Nova News & Events

  • Join us Wednesday, March 6 at 11 am EST for the next Nova Campfire! “Food Justice: Avoiding an Ultra-Processed Future” will explore the relationship between ultra-processed food, criminal justice, and health equity, as well as underscore the importance of worldviews, solutions, and social movements that prioritize the well-being of people and planet over power and profit. As always, registration is free – hope to see you there!
  • Catch up on the 2023 Nova Annual Conference! Watch and share recordings by session or individual presentation.

New Hub Features & User Tips 

  • We want to hear from you! Check out these tools for our community:  
    • Share and view your own Community Events on our calendar 
    • Post general news and updates on the Announcements board 
    • Share research, funding, collaboration opportunities; job postings; RFPs; and more on the Opportunities board  
    • Create your own polls when posting in Groups and Across the Hub! Just click on the “Add a poll” chart icon at the bottom of the post to get started. 
  • Invite friends to join the Hub! Click on your profile photo, navigate down to “Email Invites,” and click “Send Invites.” Customize a message or just send the link – it’s easy! 
  • Did you know we have Hub users all over the world? Check out our Members Map of global users — add your location in your Profile to be included! 
  • Just getting started on the Hub? Check out the Hub User Guide to watch a video or get step-by-step instructions.

Thank you again for being part of our community. We’d love to hear from you! Let us know how you like using the Hub, share your ideas and suggestions, or just say hello! Message Dawn Stoltzfus or Airynn Strout on the Hub or email us at or


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