Category Archives: Life Sciences

A Garden of Interdisciplinary Delights (including Rosie the Riveter, and Sex and Drugs): Graduating Student Presentations

Graduating students at the spring 2016 residency studied a myriad and interdisciplinary areas. Here’s a sampling of what our graduating students presented to show the depth and range of their studies. The Aesthetics of Consciousness, with IMA-CS graduating student Justin … Continue reading

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Goddard Graduate Institutes Graduate Complete Diverse Studies

We recently held another graduation for the Goddard Graduate Institute, featuring students who studied everything from gut health to a Brazilian martial art to online gaming. Here are the descriptions of graduating student presentations student gave at the February 2015 … Continue reading

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Field Trip Day at the Residency: The Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury, VT

The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium in St. Johnsbury, Vermont is a place for the curious, eccentric and more-than-easily amused. So that’s where my students and I went for our field trip today, over hill and dale for 27 miles east … Continue reading

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Meet George: Resources for Place, Environmental and Sustainability Studies

George might seem an unlikely name for a resource center, but Ralph Lutts, coordinator of the IMA Environmental Studies concentration chose this name in honor of George Perkins Marsh, a Renaissance Vermonter whose expansive energy, enthusiasm and intelligence brought him … Continue reading

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Amanda Sandos : Writing, Art and Environment

>Amanda Sandos, a current IMA student, is studying environment art through visual arts and creative writing to explore the deep ecology connections between animals and humans. A staff writer for Got2BeGreen, and a volunteer at the Maier Museum of Art, … Continue reading

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