January 2016

New Goddard Partnership with Food First!

The Undergraduate Program is thrilled to announce that current Goddard students can now receive academic credit (up to 3 undergraduate credits) for ten-day Food Sovereignty Tours (FST) organized by Food First. Participants can experience local food systems and the food sovereignty movement first-hand, with critical reflection and writing. The educational tours take place over ten-day […]

Podcast Visionary

Maribou Latour (BAS ’12) has created the podcast Visionary Aquaponics based on her passion for food and water security, aquaponics, and permaculture. She features interviews with “the best voices, minds, and experts in the aquaponics industry, so that you can…learn about the amazing impacts, successes, failures, challenges, and tips of past and present aquaponic ventures around the world.” The podcast already includes […]

November 2015

InterSections: a PopUp Art Event at the Undergraduate Program Fall 2015 Residency

Faculty member Sui Yee Wong describes InterSections this way: “Here is the container; there is no judgement, no value, no perfection, no beginning, no end, no product, just process. Just make!” Enjoy this audio slide movie of InterSections, which featured the work of Isabella Frank (window projection); Joseph Nontanovan (spoken word drawing); Raphael Krasnow (spoken […]

October 2015

Marching Against the Pipeline and for a Greener World

Thanks to our Goddard community, including faculty members Sara Norton and Bobby Buchanan (seen in the photo below), for being part of the October 24th March Against the Pipeline in Montpelier, Vermont. It was a great turn-out! In Bill McKibben’s words, the protest “ramps up the remarkable three-year-old fight against the plans by Vermont Gas […]

A Note from Malawi

Porter Witsell (IBA ‘16) sent us this note from Malawi, where she is living this semester as part of her Goddard studies: “I am learning tailoring from a bunch of teenage boys at a center that teaches vocational skills to ‘street children’. We use old singer sewing machines with foot peddles and mostly make school […]

The Art of Gesture

BA student Matthew Rethaber (IBA ’16) received an unusual scholarship this past summer: The American Dance Festival Bus Drivers’ Scholarship. The experience enabled Matthew to meet a multitude of international choreographers -he was their bus driver for a month in Durham, North Carolina! Matthew, a seasoned photographer interested in the use of gesture within modern […]

The Birth of “From Packets to Practice”

Two Goddard Undergraduate students, Jay Masika (IBA ’16) and Kristin Schwab (IBA ’16), have joined forces to design and co-facilitate powerful Justice & Inclusion trainings for the Spring 2015 and Fall 2015 UGP residencies. From Jay and Kristin’s description of their workshops, which they call, “From Packets to Practice: An All Community Workshop Exploring the […]

More Gems from the Undergraduate Program Fall 2015 Residency

A few more highlights from the Fall 2015 Undergraduate Studies Program 2 residency, which concluded on September 25th. Faculty members Pamela Booker and Karen Stupski facilitating their workshop, “Permaculture -What’s Justice Got to Do with It?” A Fall Medicinal Plant Walk Workshop with HAS guest lecturer Rebecca Dalgin. Faculty member Newcomb Greenleaf packed the room with […]

Pamela Booker’s Electrifying Commencement Address, Fall 2015

When the graduating students of the fall Undergraduate Program (residency option 2) asked Faculty member Pamela Booker to be their commencement speaker, everyone knew it would be a special address. But we didn’t know it was going to be THIS profound. Feast your ears on this recording of her fabulous address, and thank you, Pamela. […]

September 2015

A Day in the Life of the Undergrad Residency

We are off and running with an amazing Fall Undergraduate residency (UGP2). Some photos from our first three days: A gripping reading of Herukhuti’s new two act play, My Brother’s a Keeper: Amazing graduating student presentations, including Nina Germain’s, “Flowering Root”: A joint senior presentation, “True Stories: A Concert & Panel Discussion on Music, Narrative, […]