Category Archives: Health Arts and Sciences

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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Graduating Student Workshops at the Fall 2016 Residency

Decolonizing Indigenous Education, with IMA graduating student Clay River. A demonstration of using cultural arts and performance art as a teaching tool to decolonize education. Demonstrating the use of traditional art forms alongside modern performance styles to dismantle and redefine … Continue reading

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A Cornucopia of Workshops for Change-makers, Visionaries, Pilgrims, and Activists: Faculty Workshops at the Fall 2016 Residency

A Change-Maker’s Journey to a Passionate Livelihood: Day Trips From Self to Community to Make Our Real Work Come True, with faculty member Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. Day trips are short jaunts from where we live to explore areas close at hand. … Continue reading

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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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Following Your Passion for Health and Healing with Sophia Hoffer-Perkins

Sophia Hoffer-Perkins, a graduate of the Health Arts and Sciences program, now offers healing and mentoring services and does frequently public speaking. When reflecting on her time at Goddard, she tells how she came here and what happened during and … Continue reading

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