We mourn the loss of our dear friend and colleague Benjamin “Ben” Williams, former Goddard College faculty member, who passed away on October 21, 2023 at age 68. Ben dedicated his life to student-centered education, inspired by his early passion for birds and books. At Goddard, he helped countless students find their callings. Ben lived […]
On August 10th, 2023, Goddard College hosted a psychology round table discussion during the psychology residency. The panel consisted of three esteemed faculty members: Melissa Trevathan-Minnis, PhD, Tracy O. Garrett, PhD, and Greta Enriquez, PhD. These leading psychologists engaged in thoughtful dialogue about the field, their research, and real-world applications of psychological concepts. The diverse […]
The writers who teach in the Goddard MFA in Creative Writing Program have been published and produced internationally, and are recognized in their fields. They are active writers. Collectively, current and recent faculty members have published more than 150 books, had plays produced around the world, and won most of the major U.S. literary awards. […]
In the struggle to provide much needed mental health support to vulnerable refugees, one woman is fearless. Dr. Danielle Gold, Executive Director of Fearless Planet documents her organization’s work in Samos, Greece in a video released by her organization. Dr. Gold is an alum of Goddard’s MA in Psychology program and adjunct professor teaching a […]
MFAW-VT faculty member Sherri L. Smith‘s comic book series Avatar: Tsu’tey’s Path concluded last week with issue #6, “The Last Shadow.” “From his first meeting with Jake Sully to his acceptance of the Last Shadow, Tsu’tey’s life takes a path he could not anticipate, and which the film told only a part. Return to Pandora as the story […]
“Part scientific detective story, part meta-physical romp, The Trouble with Gravity is a revelation: the first in-depth, accessible study of this ubiquitous, elusive force. Gravity and our efforts to understand it, Panek reveals, have shaped not only the world we inhabit, but also our bodies, minds, and culture. Its influence can be seen in everything from ancient […]
In today’s Craft Book Spotlight, The Writer magazine gave our very own all-faculty compilation, Alchemy of the Word, a nice shout-out: “When National Book Award winner and acclaimed memoirist Maxine Hong Kingston praises a book, you sit up and pay attention. “Whether you’re a young beginner or a veteran writer like me, you’ll get support […]
MFAW-VT faculty member Jan Clausen’s review of new poetry and hybrid works appears in the July/August issue of the Women’s Review of Books. She addresses Ada Limón’s poetry collection The Carrying and Amy Fusselman’s lyric essay Idiophone.