Category Archives: Environmental, Sustainability & Place Studies

Passions and Wonder after Goddard: A Conversation with IMA alum Kelly Johnson (‘12)

I met Kelly Johnson on my first day at Goddard in February 2012. It was her last semester in the Individualized MA program and we were in Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s advising group together. We immediately became friends after figuring out that … Continue reading

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Artist, Activist, Eco-Educator Kelly Johnson on White Privilege

In a recent issue of Feministing, Kelly Johnson, alumni of the Individualized MA program, spoke about taking her Goddard work into the world, working especially in the south with diverse communities on connecting with nature through school gardening programs. In … Continue reading

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Workshops at Fall Residency

With the Goddard Graduate Institute’s first official residency just over, we wanted to share with you a sampling of the kinds of workshops faculty and students offered at the Plainfield, Vermont campus between Aug. 8-15, 2014. Our residency theme, “Climate … Continue reading

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Social Innovators: Collaborative Support, Feedback, and Dissent as Essential for Social Innovation by Leah Bry

The new Worlds of Change Social Innovators Column hosted by Sarah Bobrow-Williams will feature Social Innovators discussing their work, challenges and ideas about the emerging field of Social Innovation This month our featured “Social Innovator” is none other than Goddard’s … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Authentic Self: A Blog on Blogs by IMA Alumni Josh Pollock

Josh Pollock writes that his MA in environmental studies is, “I promise you is the perfect background for working in the WordPress ecosystem.” His MA in Individualized Studies resulted in the thesis The Halo Tree: Ecological Design Principles for Sustainable … Continue reading

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An Interview on Teaching, Health, Activism and Research With Bindu Panikkar, New Health Arts & Sciences Faculty

Bindu Panikkar, our new Health Arts and Sciences faculty in the MA program, holds a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in Environmental Health and Research Ethics at the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute at the Northeastern University and is an … Continue reading

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Sustainable Business & Communities Graduates

At our fall residency, we celebrated the landmark studies of three new graduates: Krista Gromalski, who is helping young journalists tell the stories of their communities in Pennsylvania’s anthracite coal region; Nina Smolyer who shows us how to embrace conflicts … Continue reading

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