Category Archives: Child & Human Development

Featured Faculty: Sarah Van Hoy, Medical Anthropologist, Mental Health Counselor, Acupuncturist and Herbalist,

Sarah Van Hoy, a long-time faculty member specializing in Health Arts and Sciences but equally at home in SIS and IMA, says her work embraces “languages about the body and languages from the body and the possibilities and impossibilities of … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Study Plan: Some Variations of a Theme

At Goddard, students create their own curriculum for the semester ahead but crafting a study plan: a map of what they’ll be reading, viewing, attending, surveying, and in general, studying, and out of that, what they’ll be creating and writing, … Continue reading

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Goddard Graduate Institutes Graduate Complete Diverse Studies

We recently held another graduation for the Goddard Graduate Institute, featuring students who studied everything from gut health to a Brazilian martial art to online gaming. Here are the descriptions of graduating student presentations student gave at the February 2015 … Continue reading

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Movement as Prayer, Collective Medicine, Rethinking Parenthood, Healing Stories, Midwifery and More: Health Arts & Sciences Recent Graduates

The Collision, with HAS graduating student Raymond Christopher Dell. My presentation demonstrates the theory behind traditional acting techniques and where the status quo of developing a character often fails. I will discuss the traditional Stanislavsky based acting approaches, and then … Continue reading

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Graduating Students Workshops at the Fall 2012 Residency

Take a look at what our graduating students in the Sustainable Business & Communities (SBC), Health Arts & Sciences (HAS), and Individualized MA (IMA) program did during their time here, and get a better idea of what possible with your … Continue reading

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“Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s”: Essay by Goddard Faculty Appears in YES Magazine

IMA faculty member Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s essay on raising her son, who has asperger’s syndrome, recently appeared in Yes Magazine. “Love Leads Into Mystery: Raising a Child With Asperger’s,” first appeared in My Baby Rides the Short Bus: The Unabashedly Human … Continue reading

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Unhiding the Life of the Adopted Child with Graduate Karl Stenske

Karl Stenske would be the first to tell you he loves his adoptive parents, they’ve provided him with a good upbringing and a good life. But for years he sensed something was amiss. It wasn’t until he began the Individualized … Continue reading

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