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Spring 2013 Residency Theme is Place

The theme for the Spring 2013 HAS/IMA/SBC residency is “Place.” Words and images in the residency schedule, and posted throughout campus and on our Worlds of Change blog reflect the myriad ways that HAS, IMA, and SBC students and faculty … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy

Thousands of people are still feeling the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The work toward recovery is just beginning. My thoughts and prayers go out to all those experiencing loss and displacement. Ruth Farmer  

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Interview with Francis Charet on Consciousness Studies

Check out a new interview with Francis Charet on the nature of consciousness studies, the concentration he founded as part of the Individualized MA program. These two interviews were done by consciousness studies student Benton Rooks, covering the history, philosophy … Continue reading

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The Question of Angels: Ruth Farmer’s New Column

Ruth Farmer, director of the Individualized MA program, just launched her column in The Magazine of Yoga with an angelic bang: writing about angels. She writes: Imaginary, right? Yes, until one shows up – You are probably thinking: But aren’t … Continue reading

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Windhovers, Whole Truths & The World of Tomorrow: Ruth Farmer’s Commencement Address

Ruth Farmer began her commencement talk by reciting Gerald Manley Hopkins’ “The Windhover,” and then telling us what these words by this Victorian-era poet have to do with our lives today. I learned this poem by heart ten or more … Continue reading

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An Interview with Ruth Farmer

IMA director Ruth Farmer is featured in an interview with Susan Moul, IMA graduate and co-founder of The Magazine of Yoga. Come visit the site and read Part 1 of the interview here. Ruth tells us of IMA students, “Those … Continue reading

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Workshops From Recent Residency: A World of Change In Action — A Sampling

Here’s a sampling of workshops just offered at the August residency for IMA: Qualitative Research Methodology with IMA Faculty Member Karen Campbell: Research projects with human subjects are often the focus of IMA theses: An African American lesbian interviewed African … Continue reading

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New Half-Time Option!

>The IMA program is happy to announce a half-time option, starting next fall. New and continuing students will be able to enroll in the IMA program for six credits instead of the twelve awarded each full-time semester. This will enable … 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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