May 2015

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 […]

AmeriCorps Possibilities: A Stipend While you Study

Charlotte LaVictoire (IBA ’16) accepted an AmeriCorps position focusing on literacy with a non-profit called Waite House in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis. Charlotte is planning to integrate this applied work with her senior study next year. She generously wrote up tips for other students who are interested in AmeriCorps, including ways a position can […]

Spring ’15 Graduate School Acceptances!

It’s that time of year when our Goddard Undergaduate (UGP) students and alumni share news of graduate school acceptances and completions. Hearty congratulations to all of you, including GaBrilla Ballard (IBA’15) for getting a full scholarship to the Smith College School of Social Work’s MSW Program. GaBrilla starts her graduate studies this summer. Marjorie Hunt […]

March 2015

Anti-Fracking Alternative Spring Break

Goddard’s Undergraduate Studies Program is proud to co-sponsor the Shalefield Justice Spring Break from March 6-13, 2015. The seven-day training is being held in the Marcellus shalefields of eastern Pennsylvania. Undergraduate Student Myrto Schwab was selected by faculty to represent Goddard at the Shalefield Justice Spring Break. Myrto has been working with other Vermonters to […]

February 2015

Notes from the Field: Faculty News

Annie Abdalla is immersing in a creative project she calls, “The Process of Abstracting: Searching for Essence.” In Annie’s words: “I’m curious about the parallels between the habits of mind and the habits of mark-making. My work is turning to landscape – stimulated by my years of living in two very different landscapes each year, […]

January 2015

Notes from the Field: Alumni Notes

Aly Simpson (IBA ’14) joined faculty members Suzanne Richman and Bobby Buchanan at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) conference in New York City in November. Aly, who studied at IIN before coming to Goddard, performed and spoke about his educational experiences at Goddard in front of a huge audience of 1,200 people with 5,000-7,000 […]

Goddard in the World – Black Lives Matter

A number of Goddard students, alumni and faculty shared news of their involvement with #Blacklivesmatter and related anti-racist organizing efforts around the country: Ya-Ping Douglass (IBA ’16) and Nikhil Goyal (IBA ‘16) have been involved in various actions in Massachusetts and New York City. Devin Mason (BAS ’15) participated in a vigil in Craftsbury, Vermont. […]

June 2014

The Soil-Health-Sustainability Continuum

Mike Puckett (BAS ’15) is exploring the relationship between soil health, food health, human health, and living sustainably. To create thriving soil, he has been researching soil nutrients, composting practices, and the role of mycelium in soil remediation. He is building a raised bed garden that demonstrates how to grow health-supporting food using sustainable practices, […]