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Another Reason to Study (in) Vermont

By Professor Jeff Unsicker Chair, MA in Sustainable Development: Advocacy, Leadership, and Social Change program Last month, Vermont became the first state in the country to require the labeling of all GMO foods.  At the signing ceremony, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin proclaimed, “we believe we have a right to know what’s in the food we […]

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Alumna uses skills gained at SIT to work with Palestine refugees

By Meghan Audette-Nikolic The views expressed in this essay are those of the author and are not necessarily shared by the United Nations or by UNRWA. The most important thing that I learned at SIT was the importance of community engagement.  It’s very easy to fall into the trap of letting time pressures take precedence […]

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Student project becomes finalist for US State Department award

Two SIT graduate students have become finalists for a development project proposal they submitted to the US State Department’s Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF). The students, Ammar Aqlan Mohammed and Amber Tracy, developed their project proposal as part of SIT’s course “Program Planning and Project Design,” taught by Professor Richard Rodman. In this course, students […]

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SIT Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

SIT Graduate Institute is pleased to welcome two new full-time faculty members to our community. Each brings to SIT a high level of academic and field-based expertise in their respective fields of sustainable development and TESOL education. Learn more about our newest faculty members Teresa Healy and Steve Iams below.   Dr. Teresa Healy, Professor […]

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Field course provides new perspectives on development in the Caribbean

by Liz Purdy, current SIT student in the Master of Arts in Sustainable Development program. When I visited SIT as a prospective student a year ago, one aspect of the school that stood out was that professors were extremely active in their chosen fields—they weren’t just publishing papers and teaching, they were running foundations, traveling, […]

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