Celebrating 21 Years of Humane Education Transformation
by Zoe Weil Twenty-one years ago this month, I co-founded the Institute for Humane Education (IHE) with my friend and…
For Your Must-Read List: “Drawdown” Is Full of Hope, Meaningful Solutions for Addressing Climate Change
by Zoe Weil The Institute for Humane Education’s graduate programs with Valparaiso University include five core courses: 1. Introduction to…
Why I Feel Hopeful Despite Trump’s Decision on the Paris Climate Accord
by Zoe Weil Two important things happened on June 1 that aren’t directly, but are symbolically, related: 1.    President Trump…
Use This Tool to Help You Think More Critically About Your Beliefs
by Zoe Weil Especially in today’s world, most of us know how important it is to think critically; and most…
Thinking Critically in the Post-Truth Era: An Interview With Daniel J. Levitin
by Zoe Weil Daniel J. Levitin is Founding Dean of Arts & Humanities at the Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate…
The Changing Face of Advertising: What It Might Mean and How It Might Matter
This blog post was originally published on Common Dreams. Reposted here under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. by Zoe…
Why I Marched in Washington and What We Need to Do Next
by Zoe Weil I’ve been working to help create a more equitable, healthy, compassionate, and peaceful world my entire adult…
Living Our Epitaphs for a Better Life and a Better World
by Zoe Weil Most of us don’t write our own epitaphs, those brief summations of who we were, what mattered…
The Essential Elements of Humane Education
by Zoe Weil One of the signs of a good educator is dedication to lifelong research and truth; critical and…
Ending the Violence With Meaningful Solutions
by Zoe Weil I am a humane educator, a person dedicated to creating a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world…
Widening Our Circle of Compassion: An Interview With Animal Rights Photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur
Jo-Anne McArthur’s love of animals began when she was a child. She says, “The neighbour had a backyard dog who…
Maintaining Hope Amidst Atrocity: The Humane Educator’s Paradox
by Zoe Weil It’s painful to learn about the terrible injustices and cruelties in the world. Sometimes, the more we…