Category Archives: Health Arts and Sciences

The Social Life of Natural Foods with Diasie Sammy-Christopher

Diasie Sammy-Christopher, a Health Arts and Sciences student, explains the ways we can come to understand food and “what extend we are manipulated by external sources.” Here’s her comments on engaging in the social life of natural foods. These videos … 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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Creating the “Comfort Quest” to Address Pain with Lisa Evers

The focus of my study in the HAS program is rooted in my experience as an RN for 30 years and my observations that we are failing in our battle against pain and addiction in society. As such, I decided … 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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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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Health Arts and Sciences at the Visionary Edge with Sarah Van Hoy

Looking at the medical establishment and what health conditions so many struggle with, it’s clear we need new visions for health and healing. Here’s Sarah Van Hoy, GGI faculty, talking about what our students are focusing on in terms of … Continue reading

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Creating New Conversations in Health with Sarah Van Hoy

What new ways of envisioning health and illness do we need in our culture, and how can we generate those conversations in sufficient depth and vision? Here’s Sarah Van Hoy, GGI faculty, talking about what these new conversations are and … Continue reading

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