Category Archives: Education

How Do You Build a Truly Creative Community?

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

It’s not surprising, but the places we want to live in are the ones that have embraced and fostered creativity and sustainability. When asked about the qualities that people want in a region, they are experiential; we want a mix … Continue reading

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Q&A with Wendy Liscow

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This is the second installment of our new regular feature on the blog: interviews with Dodge staff. We’re going to check in with what they’re learning and thinking about as they visit with nonprofits around the state, and we’ll pepper … Continue reading

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New Jersey Shines a Light on Arts Education

Posted on by Ann Marie Miller, Executive Director, Art Pride NJ Foundation

A New Jersey state government agency offered some outstanding news last week. Surprised? Don’t be.  The New Jersey Department of Education released the 2013 School Performance Reports and for the very first time in the nation arts measures were included.  … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterflies in a Tailspin

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University of Kansas insect ecologist, Dr. Chip Taylor, who is the founder and director of Monarch Watch, explains in this interview for Yale Environment 360 the variety of factors that are leading to a precipitous decline in the monarch butterfly population. … Continue reading

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The Best Thing You Will See Today

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…is author and graphic novelist Neil Gaiman‘s commencement speech to The University of the Arts (Philadelphia) graduates. Watch the video here, or here with subtitles. “Remember: whatever discipline you are in, whether you are a musician or a photographer, a … Continue reading

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