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Howard Dean at CDAE event


Gov. Dean, Goat Roast Help CDAE Celebrate 20th

What a difference 20 years make.

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health care in Uganda


Microphilanthropy Initiative Changes Perspectives, Lives of Students

Not a day goes by that Lauren Dobay ’13 doesn’t think about the people she provided care for in Uganda as a senior nursing student in the rural town of Kamuli. Forever etched in her mind are images of hallways lined with critically ill patients at the acute inpatient hospital unit where she worked -- a facility that had almost ...

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Return of the Town Forest

About four miles southeast from the city of Barre, Vt., on Millstone Hill, near the unincorporated settlement of Graniteville, 14 UVM students are studying a photograph taken in 1905. The grainy black-and-white image shows perhaps 200 stonecutters, posed in a quarry, some on ladders, some holding steel cables, dwarfed by sheer ...

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Alan Tinkler photo


Tinkler Named National Finalist for Service-Learning Award

Alan Tinkler, assistant professor of education, has been named a finalist for the Ernest A. Lynton Award for Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty by the New England Resource Center for Higher Education and the Center for Engaged Democracy. The award is presented annually to pre-tenure faculty members from across the ...

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UVM Humanities Center, Mayor Miro Weinberger Launch Burlington Book Group

Preceding the tolling of bells from the city hall tower, part of a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Mayor Miro Weinberger, along with Professor David Jenemann, co-director of the university’s Humanities Center, announced the launch of the Mayor’s Book Group, an initiative ...

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Dollar Enterprise at Bailey/Howe


Investment of a Lifetime

Senior environmental studies major Robyn Bath-Rosenfeld sits behind a table inside the Davis Center weaving bright ribbon through soda can tops. The result makes a surprisingly cute bracelet. Journalist’s ethics to the wind, I buy a pink one for my daughter for a dollar, giving a whopping edge to a recycled jewelry business team ...

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