October 2015

Pamela Booker’s Electrifying Commencement Address, Fall 2015

When the Fall 2015 UGP2 graduating students 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, […]

Anne Eder’s (IBA ’12) Extraordinary Photographs

Anne Eder (IBA’12) is an up and coming photographer who is exhibiting her work internationally. After completing her BA at Goddard, Anne went on to earn an MFA in Photography from Lesley University’s College of Art and Design. Anne shares her thoughts about what her time at Goddard meant to her–plus she plans to return […]

June 2015

Senior Study: Making a Shipping Container Home

For his senior study, Devin Mason (BAS ’15) has been steadily building a house out of a shipping container in Albany, Vermont. Devin will be sharing his process and insights about shipping containers and living off-the-grid at his graduating student presentation at the Fall ’15 Undergraduate Program-Option 1 residency. For a wonderful and detailed description of […]

Visiting Soul Fire Farm!

Hillary Melville‘s (IBA ’16) daughter Shante Melville, and recent alumna ​GaBrilla Ballard (IBA ’15) joined Goddard faculty members Pamela Booker and Bobby Buchanan for a work party at Soul Fire Farm in Fall 2014. Also in the photograph are farmer Jonah Vitale-Wolff and his son Emet. Alumnus Gaetano Vaccaro (IBA ’09) and his family also […]

May 2015

Students Make a Better World Through Activism

ACTIVISM & ORGANIZING Hartman Deetz (IBA ’15) spoke in March at a Solidarity event in support of US Steelworkers striking over health and safety concerns. Hartman is also a teacher at Deecolonize Academy, “a multi-generational skool 4 the people by the people,” based in Oakland, Calif. Ya-Ping Douglass (IBA ’16) was arrested in April in […]

Undergraduate Program Updates: Jobs, Teaching, Presenting

Spring ’15 updates from the Undergraduate Program about jobs, teaching, and academic offerings. Carina Antonino DiMare (BA HAS ’14) (formerly Carina Rockland) launched and now has a thriving bodywork practice in Amherst and Greenfield, Massachusetts. Carina specializes in therapeutic Swedish massage, deep tissue, Ayurvedic bodywork and massage for chronic pain, injury, illness and cancer. Making […]

Speaking Truth in the World

The following students, alumni, and faculty of the Goddard Undergraduate program shared these exciting accomplishments -being invited to speak publicly about issues close to their hearts. Melanie Goodman Dante (IBA ’03, MA HAS ’06) was an invited speaker on May 8th at Philadelphia SEXx Interactive. Melanie’s talk  was entitled, “The Romance of Erotic Labor: Intimacy […]

Graduate School Updates from Recent Alumni

It’s a treat to hear from some of our Goddard Undergraduate alumni about graduate studies they are in the midst of or recently completed. Here are some Spring ’15 updates: Jordan Bosse (IBA ‘06) sent in this exciting news from his Ph.D. program in Nursing at University of Massachusetts-Amherst: I’ve just completed my coursework and […]

More Spring ’15 News: CREATING!

News of recent creative projects by Goddard Undergraduate Students, Alumni, and Faculty. As you’ll see, lots of exciting news! This winter, Matt Hogan (IBA ’16) was artist-in-residence at Generator Makerspace in Burlington, Vermont. While at Generator Makerspace, Matt created the lighting design for portraits that he took during the recent UGP2 residency, including this stunning […]