Tag Archives: Ralph Lutts

The Place That Knows You: A Poem for Ralph Lutts

Ralph Lutts taught at Goddard for 20 years and was instrumental to the Undergraduate program, the Goddard Graduate Institute (serving as one of the key faculty in forming this institute), and to many environmental studies initiatives, college service projects, and … Continue reading

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Thoreau, Twitter, Dust, Soul, Language, Sustainability, Imagination, and the Chestnut Trade: Workshops About Place at the Feb. 2013 Residency

Place: An Interdisciplinary Conversation for our Vibrant and Vulnerable Times, with faculty members Susan Pearson, Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Ralph Lutts, and returning students  Josh Pollock & Sonja Swift. Join students and faculty from various programs and perspectives as we wander through … Continue reading

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Scenes From a Residency

The IMA residency ended in the stillness and quiet of heavily-falling snow after all residency activities were suspended on Thursday due to the approaching storm. While many students and faculty stayed over last night for a snowy slumber party of … Continue reading

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Meet George: Resources for Place, Environmental and Sustainability Studies

George might seem an unlikely name for a resource center, but Ralph Lutts, coordinator of the IMA Environmental Studies concentration chose this name in honor of George Perkins Marsh, a Renaissance Vermonter whose expansive energy, enthusiasm and intelligence brought him … Continue reading

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February Residency Wonders in Workshops

>World Café: Making a Difference: An IMA Community Event. Setting ourselves up in world cafe format (small tables for intimate conversations on important issues), we’ll explore these questions: What makes for real and significant social and political change? How do … Continue reading

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Ruth Farmer: Engaged Education

>Ruth Farmer, IMA Interim Director, has a long background in education. As she writes of her background in her Goddard profile: “My activism took root in North Carolina during the turbulent, liminal 50’s and 60’s. Fighting for social change and … Continue reading

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Residency Workshops: A Sampling

As the fall 2009 residency approaches — Aug. 7-14 — so do a charm of fascinating workshops. Here’s a sampling of what will be offered at the residency, and what kinds of workshops in general are offered (including everything from … Continue reading

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