Author Archives: Individual Poet

Linda Porter Brings Together Menopause and Martial Arts in Workshop and Thesis

Linda Porter, a Black Belt in Karate and current student in the Goddard Graduate Institute looked toward her own life experience to find the main focus for her studies: the confluence between menopause and Karate. That focus is not only … Continue reading

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Art, Sustainability, the Materials Economy and More with Nicolette Stosur-Bassett

I’m fortunate to have been raised in a family environment that really valued education. I was privileged growing up to attend a variety of learning institutions where I was exposed to diverse pedagogies, many of which valued independent study and … Continue reading

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The Power of Words Conference Celebrates Transformative Language Arts

The 12th annual Power of Words conference, held Sept 17-21 at Unity Village in Kansas City, MO., brought together over 110 writers, storytellers, artists, activists, educators, change-makers, health professionals and visionaries to explore how writing, storytelling, performance, and other arts … Continue reading

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Beauty, Practice, and Enlightenment: Justin Kagan and Consciousness Studies at Goddard

I started thinking about the traditional relationship between beauty and practice and this unintentional detour gave way to the path I’m on now. By the end of this thesis, I intend to produce a theory to contribute to the immense … Continue reading

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Bioneers’ Cultivating Women’s Leadership Training and Our Collective Power: Sarah Bobrow-Williams

Sarah Bobrow-Williams, founder of the Social Innovation and Sustainability MA program and a faculty member, was part of a small group of women selected for Bioneers’ 2015 Cultivating Women’s Leadership training, held July 20-25 in Northern New Mexico, led by … Continue reading

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From Consciousness Studies to the Circus with Hillary Webb

Hillary Webb has been studying human consciousness for a long time. Before she came to Goddard to complete a MA in Consciousness Studies (a concentration in the Individualized MA program), she worked as a writer, traveling around the world to … Continue reading

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Visiting Scholar Ralph Lutts

The Goddard Graduate Institute was happy to host Ralph Lutts, EdD, as one of our visiting scholars for the August 2015 residency of the Individualized MA, Social Innovation and Sustainability MA, and Health Arts and Sciences programs. Lutts is faculty … Continue reading

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