The Influence Continuum Podcast: Living a Full Life with Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D.

2022-05-13T22:32:03-07:00

The Influence Continuum Podcast is produced by Fielding alum Steven Hassan, Ph.D.  Steven Hassan, Ph.D., is one of the leading experts on cults and undue influence in the world. His recent book, The Cult of Trump, is already a bestseller.  On the podcast, Dr. Hasan explains HOW mind control works and how to protect yourself from its grips. In the recent episode, Dr. Hassan discussed living a full life and dying well with Fielding’s Faculty Emerita Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D. Dr. Stevens-Long is an internationally known researcher in adult development, the author of four editions of Adult life, developmental processes, and [...]

The Influence Continuum Podcast: Living a Full Life with Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D.2022-05-13T22:32:03-07:00

Remembering Connie Goldman, a Positive Aging Visionary

2022-04-07T00:13:58-07:00

Connie Goldman on her 90th birthday (photo from News from People in Public Media Current) Connie Goldman, the renowned reporter on positive aging, died on March 8, 2022. She was a long-time friend of Fielding’s Creative Longevity and Wisdom Program and she herself contributed many books and articles documenting creativity and wisdom over the lifespan. Simone de Beauvoir said that “Nothing should be more expected than old age: nothing is more unforeseen.” Age was a destination foreseen by Connie Goldman decades long before she ever arrived there. Goldman was a distinguished journalist active in the early days of National [...]

Remembering Connie Goldman, a Positive Aging Visionary2022-04-07T00:13:58-07:00

Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD, Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award

2022-01-27T19:30:37-08:00

Contributions to visionary leadership in positive aging recognized The 2021 Fielding Creative Longevity and Wisdom Outstanding Scholar-Practitioner Award is presented to Peter Whitehouse, MD, Ph.D., for his contributions to visionary leadership in positive aging. Peter Whitehouse, MD, Ph.D. Dr. Whitehouse’s accomplishments include the establishment of The Intergenerational School, a unique public multi-age community school co-founded with his wife, Catherine. His fields of endeavor include cognitive/brain health, integrated health care, intergenerational learning, interprofessional practice, deep bioethics, organizational aesthetics, narrative epistemology, transmedia performance arts, civilization transformation, and play. He leads the InterHub in the Presencing Institute (MIT) and was [...]

Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD, Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award2022-01-27T19:30:37-08:00

Fielding Faculty and National Geographic Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts Receives Emeritus Appointment and Honored with Endowment

2021-11-19T18:58:21-08:00

Fielding Faculty and National Geographic Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts Receives Emeritus Appointment and Honored with Endowment Long-term faculty member, director of Fielding University Press, National Geographic author, historian, film director, and award-winning author Jean-Pierre Isbouts, D.Litt., was named Faculty Emeritus in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University. Drs. Katrina Rogers, Jean-Pierre Isbouts, and Pauline Albert The Faculty Emeritus nomination was made by faculty colleagues and the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the resolution to honor Dr. Isbouts for his dedicated service to the University and its students. The appointment was conferred on November 11, 2021. [...]

Fielding Faculty and National Geographic Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts Receives Emeritus Appointment and Honored with Endowment2021-11-19T18:58:21-08:00

Ruth Weiss, the Beat Goddess Documentary

2021-10-08T00:34:36-07:00

In a life that has spanned 92 creative years, ruth weiss is one of the most influential writers of the Beat Generation who revolutionized and empowered the world of poetry. Elisabeth P. Montgomery, Ph.D., Fielding Alum - Class of 2006 Greetings, Fielding friends and alumni! I want to share the gratifying success of producing a documentary about my friend, poet ruth weiss. I met ruth in 2008 at a fundraiser for the Beat Museum in San Francisco's North Beach community, across the street from Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s famous City Lights Bookstore a hub of the Free Speech [...]

Ruth Weiss, the Beat Goddess Documentary2021-10-08T00:34:36-07:00

Deathworlds to Lifeworlds: Collaboration with Strangers for Personal, Social and Ecological Transformation

2021-08-27T19:00:08-07:00

Published by De Gruyter, 2021 Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D., Professor, Fielding Graduate University (vbentz@fielding.edu) James Marlatt, Ph.D., Institute for Social Innovation Fellow at Fielding Graduate University Editors Deathworld-Making Processes Within Our Lifeworlds Deathworlds are places on planet earth that can no longer sustain life. These are increasing rapidly. We experience remnants of Deathworlds within our Lifeworlds (for example traumatic echoes of war, genocide, oppression). Many practices and policies, directly or indirectly, are “Deathworld-Making.” They undermine Lifeworlds contributing to community decline, illnesses, climate change, and species extinction. This book highlights the ways in which writing about and sharing meaningful experiences may [...]

Deathworlds to Lifeworlds: Collaboration with Strangers for Personal, Social and Ecological Transformation2021-08-27T19:00:08-07:00

In Honor of a Great American poet, scholar, artist and social activist, Lawrence Ferlinghetti

2021-08-27T19:00:20-07:00

By Valerie Malhotra Bentz, Ph.D,  Professor, Fielding Graduate University Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Ph.D., died Tuesday, February 23 at age 101.  In 2014 Ferlinghetti received the Creative Longevity and Wisdom/Aging Concentration Outstanding Scholar-Practitioner Award from Fielding Graduate University. This award honors lifelong achievements of one who through creativity and wisdom has made significant contributions to society.  The recipient of the award will have made an important impact on the community through his or her art, writing, speaking, institution building, political and social activity, social justice work, and/or financial contributions. Dr. Ferlinghetti was a founding member of the Beat Generation Poets.  Growing up in [...]

In Honor of a Great American poet, scholar, artist and social activist, Lawrence Ferlinghetti2021-08-27T19:00:20-07:00

Ace of Cups Band Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award

2021-08-27T19:00:32-07:00

Award Given for Contributions to Advocacy Across Generations and Empowerment of Women   Fielding Graduate University is pleased to present the 2020 Creative Longevity and Wisdom Outstanding Scholar Practitioner Award to the Ace of Cups Band. Formed in the 1960s as the first all-female rock band, band members reunited in their sixties over the last decade, producing two albums and leading advocacy efforts in support of positive aging.  ACE of Cups The Ace of Cups has been featured on CBS This Morning, NPR and in feature articles in The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian and Billboard [...]

Ace of Cups Band Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award2021-08-27T19:00:32-07:00

Love Goes Viral

2020-03-28T17:21:36-07:00

“Going viral” means spreading FAST and widely. "Love goes viral" is intended to spread messages of love through voices of wisdom, creative ideas and happenings, and virtual connections. An online search for the word “love” gets trillions of hits, so here’s a curated menu of love offerings! Join Dr. Connie Corley, a social psychologist/gerontologist from Fielding Graduate University, for events on LOVE GOES VIRAL (www.lovegoesviral.org), a series of discussions and podcasts on reframing “viral”  — exponentially expanding love and promoting resilience in the era of pandemics and global upheaval.  Launch event on Facebook Live is 4/3/20 at 2 pm Pacific https://tinyurl.com/s4ab72x  and there are CEUs at [...]

Love Goes Viral2020-03-28T17:21:36-07:00
Go to Top