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CFI intern Alisa
CFI Student Intern – Alisa

Alisa is a student intern at the Centre for Imagination, with a particular focus on graphic design. She shares her experience of her internship at the CFI.   What attracted you to becoming a CFI intern? I liked what the CFI was trying to offer Woodstock, and I wanted to help. What have you...

CFI Resident Intern Tomas Forman
Tomas Forman – CFI Resident Intern

Tomas Forman, a gap year student from the United States, joined the Centre for Imagination during the Winter and Spring of 2018. Here he tells the story of his time in India, his work at the Centre, and how it's impacted him.   How did you find out about internships at the...

Woodstock Coffee House

In pictures - Woodstock Coffee House This week saw Woodstock's first Coffee Night, where students gathered to share their personal stories, original poetry and acoustic music. The standard of performance was truly excellent, with a huge range of subject matter - from tales of facing and overcoming discrimination in New York, to broken...

Power to change the world

On Sunday, April 15, the Centre for Imagination hosted renowned environmental engineer, physicist, and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) Amory Lovins. Lovins has led a 40-year career in the environmental industry, both as a consultant for profitable innovations but also in the public sector as a soft energy...

John Sagan – Resident Scholar at the Centre for Imagination

John Sagan joins the Centre for Imagination as a Resident Scholar from Evanston, Illinois outside of Chicago. He was a teacher for 8 years before deciding to go to Law School. He went on to be Lawyer in 1983, starting his career in New York before moving to Mayer Brown...

Satish Kumar – Eight thousand miles for peace

Activist and editor Satish Kumar made a big impression on Centre for Imagination intern Shatakshi Kabi.   Fifty-five years ago, when the echo of a nuclear test had become a recurrent experience in the world, two friends, 25 and 26 years old, started walking. Penniless and vegetarian, they walked for more than 8,000 miles to the capitals of...

Alumni Spotlight – Dr. Eleanor Nicholson

Dr Eleanor Nicholson has spent the last month at Woodstock running the Women in Leadership Program. At Woodstock, she has dedicated her time to the Centre for Imagination, as well as staff and students alike. We caught up with Dr Nicholson as her time at Woodstock drew to a close.  What brought...

Cultivating Compassion – An interview with Wendy Singer

CFI Intern and Grade 11 student, Nandini Seth interviews Wendy Singer, a modern Indian history scholar visiting from Kenyon College.   It's strange how life offers us so much: endless possibilities, thousands of topics to explore, books, blogs, writers, people...

Well versed

This morning the Centre for Imagination came alive with rhythm, rhyme and pace, as upper years students participated in a poetry recital. Over the coming weeks, every upper years student has been challenged to learn a poem of their choice and recite it off by heart. The best will get the opportunity...

On leadership

Inspired by a talk from our resident scholar, Dr Eleanor Nicholson, student and Centre for Imagination Intern Shatakshi Kabi gives her perspective on leadership at Woodstock.  Walking around the hallways of Woodstock, carrying the weight of our subjects on our backs and scheduling our surging homework in our heads, we as...