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by Sue Blythe On the February 18 “Welcome to WE!” Show, Chitra Golestani, Wilmette Institute’s Associate Director, shared her perspective on Community Building and Climate Action in MLK’s “World House.” She joined video recording artist Nimo Patel of Empty Hands …

“We, the World’s” Climate Collaboratory and Wilmette Institute Read More »

On Wednesday, February 19, Robert Stockman and Chitra Golestani, the Director and Associate Director of the Wilmette Institute, made a presentation about the Bahá’í Faith to the faculty of the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. The request for …

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In order to provide a new source of spiritual and intellectual sustenance during the Fast, the Wilmette Institute is pleased to release four more video presentations about the Persian Bayán. Last year, as part of the Institute’s commemoration of the …

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Wilmette Institute Parenting Educator Chelsea Lee Smith and Marriage Educator Susanne M. Alexander recently published an article, “3 Spiritual Habits to Teach Young Children” on the online magazine Bahá’í Blog. In writing the article, Chelsea and Susanne drew on content …

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On December 17, the Wilmette Institute renewed its partnership with the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. First signed in June 2017, the agreement allowed Emily Youngdahl Wright, a Minnesota Bahá’í, to pursue a Masters degree in interfaith chaplaincy …

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In 2020, the Marriage and Family Department is launching new courses for marriages experiencing challenges. Courses will address the strengthening of individual partners, increasing couple connection, navigating differences, consultation skills, money issues, and more. The Wilmette Institute is providing an …

Strengthening Married Individuals: Anonymous Registration opens soon Read More »

The Registrar’s office will once again be sending reminders so that you won’t miss the early registration deadline for the courses you choose to take next year. Simply complete this online form to get reminders for Winter and Spring 2020 …

Help for Busy Learners, and New First-Timer Discount Read More »

The Wilmette Institute is pleased to announce its 2020 Course Schedule. You can view the entire list of 59 unique courses, or visit the Departmental pages for listings of courses in: Social Transformation (15 courses); Marriage and Family (11 courses); …

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by Susanne M. Alexander, Marriage and Family Department Chair  We are growing again! Healthy, happy, and unified marriages and families is the vision of the Relationships, Marriage, Parenting, and Family Department of the Wilmette Institute. Our goal is to have …

New Courses for Challenged Marriages Read More »

Update published September 30, 2019 In September the Institute launched a new Student Satisfaction survey. It also changed the way it presents its Course Evaluation survey to students. Read on to learn why surveys are important to the Institute at …

How Are We Doing? Update on Student Satisfaction Read More »