Category Archives: Global Studies

Teaching Transformation: The Goddard Graduate Institute Book!

We have a lot of stories to tell about how and why we teach and learn at and beyond Goddard. Because we realized how precious, amazing, and revolutionary such stories are, we decided to put together a book, drawing on … Continue reading

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From Trash to Homes and Communities with Steve Wright

Steve Wright, a current student in Social Innovation and Sustainability, is thoroughly immersed in helping communities around the world turn turn into homes and community projects through his organization, 4 Walls International, and its mission: 4Walls International empowers socially and … Continue reading

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Community Led Change in Laguna San Ignacio with Steve Wright

Steve Wright, through his organization 4 Walls International, discussed how he and others facilitated change in Laguna San Ignacio in Baja California through a process of deep listening and collaboration. Steve is a current student in the Social Innovation and … Continue reading

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Goddard is a Place for People Willing to Bet on Themselves with Steve Wright

Steve Wright, student in Social Innovation and Sustainability,  knows a lot about being willing to bet on himself. He founded his own international organization, 4 Walls International, on the premise that “Trash creates jobs, sustainable housing, economic productivity and a healthier environment.” … Continue reading

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Listening-Based Community Engagement and Locally-Sources Sustainability with Steve Wright

Steve Wright, through his organization 4 Walls International, knows that “the world is littered with opportunities,” but how can people who want to promote positive change work in communities not their own without simply imposing their own agendas? Steve, a … Continue reading

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Wendy Weissner: The Complexity of Complementary Medicine

We live in a culture that values evidence-based medicine—or scientific proof that a medicine works and is safe—and yet the holistic healing therapies that fall under the umbrella of “alternative and complementary medicine” are not capable of being adequately evaluated … 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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After earning her degree in the IMA program, during which time she studied and wrote memoir, Dina Wolff went onto find a career in writing, and also to find someone who changed her life: Aster, her adoptive daughter from Ethiopia. … Continue reading

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Life After Goddard & Goddard’s Influence in Colombia: Juliana Borrero, Part II

I felt like a fish who had finally found the water when I went to a week-long event of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics in Bogota in 2009. Here I was able to share ideas, discuss theory, learn, … Continue reading

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