Category Archives: Community Building

Learning That Reveals Itself in the Everyday and in Community: Joe Mason on Studying Sustainability

How to engage in education that reveals itself in the the everyday and over time? Listen to what Joe Mason, a Social Innovation and Sustainability student, has to say about this process in his studies and community. These videos are … Continue reading

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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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