Category Archives: Spirituality & Religion

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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Featured Faculty: Francis X. Charet

Francis X. Charet, who has taught in BA and MA programs at the college for close to two decades, writes of how he got here in his faculty profile: Like many of my generation, I experienced the shift from an … Continue reading

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Susan Pearson, Ecopsychologist & Storyteller, Retires from Goddard

Susan Pearson, an ecopsychologist, psychotherapist, writer, storyteller, and a beloved faculty member in the Goddard Graduate Institute, is retiring as of January of 2016 after nine years teaching at the college in the Health Arts and Sciences BA, MA, and … Continue reading

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Beauty, Practice, and Enlightenment: Justin Kagan and Consciousness Studies at Goddard

I started thinking about the traditional relationship between beauty and practice and this unintentional detour gave way to the path I’m on now. By the end of this thesis, I intend to produce a theory to contribute to the immense … Continue reading

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Journey Toward Divinity with Scott Youmans

Scott Youmans earned his MA in the Individualized MA some years back, but his journey continues, and now brings him to earn a master’s in Divinity at Starr King School for Ministry. He recently wrote a new blog post, “Journey … Continue reading

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Field Trip Day at the Residency: Shambhala Day at the Tibetan Buddhist Center Karme Choling

Our field trips, usually held toward the end of the residency, allow students and faculty to explore Vermont, hang out together, and get to know each other better in preparation for the semester. On field trip day, Francis X. Charet … Continue reading

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Toward a Noetic Ecology wtih Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy Johnson, a current Individualized MA student in the Consciousness Studies concentration, has just posted a great video on his studies, discussing “Cultural evolution, cyborgs, technology & consciousness: exploring what possibilities our era brings to us.” Here’s how he begins … Continue reading

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