Category Archives: Community Building

The Magical Mystery Tour Features Teaching Transformation

The Magical Mystery Tour, a radio show on Goddard College’s WDGR, recently hosted GGI faculty members Lise Weil, Sarah Van Hoy, Katt Lissard, Lori Wynters, and Karen Campbell in discussing our first book on how we teach in GGI, Teaching … Continue reading

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Can Writing Save Your Life?: GGI Faculty Featured in Saturday Evening Post

“What is it about expressive writing that heals us so dramatically? Why have our ancestors down through the ages turned to diaries, journals, and letter writing as sources of solace and self-understanding?” Mark Matousek asks in his article, “Can Writing … Continue reading

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Student Workshops from the 2017 Spring Residency: A Sampling

Embodied Plant Medicine, with Returning Student Stefania Patinella. Healers and medicine people across history and culture have used direct, embodied communication with plants to tap into the powerful medicine they hold for the human body, mind and spirit. In this … Continue reading

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Guest Scholar Pamela Booker on Eco-Meditations and “Where’s Your Tree?”

Pamela Booker, MFA, our visiting scholar for the spring 2017 residency, is an author, educator, performance artist, and Lambda Literary Awards Finalist as well as an urban growing-sustainability enthusiast, Reiki healer and herbalist. Last past fall, she was co-plenary speaker … Continue reading

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GGI Students and Alumni Launch Hematopoiesis, New Digital Publication

Hematopoiesis is the body’s method of creating new blood cells. As a digital publication, our intention is to uplift marginalized voices and center the political and creative conversation in embodiment. Our team of editors include current Goddard students Brighde Moffat … Continue reading

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Faculty Workshops at the Spring 2017 Residency: A Sampling

Deconstructing and Reconstructing Social Innovation and Sustainability, with Faculty Member Sarah Bobrow-Williams. What do we – members of the SIS Program – mean when we say Social Innovation and Sustainability? Some of us may use similar definitions. Others may find … Continue reading

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Women’s March: New York City by Kelly McDowell

So many Goddard students and faculty participated in the January 21st Women’s March in marches across the country. This series highlights some of those marches. Kelly McDowell is a Social Innovation and Sustainability student who attended the New York City … Continue reading

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