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Student Profiles

Rubenstein School undergraduate student Jackie Pagano at the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, NY


Undergraduate Jackie Pagano Interns at the Wolf Conservation Center

This past summer I was given the amazing opportunity to be an intern at the Wolf Conservation Center (WWC) located in South Salem, New York. WCC is a very unique conservation organization in that it only has four paid employees; all other people involved at the center are volunteers and interns. As an intern my main responsibility ...

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Corey Tondreau (center) in Madagascar


WFB Senior Corey Tondreau Receives Fellowship to Work with Madagascar Community

Rubenstein School Wildlife & Fisheries Biology senior Corey Tondreau has received the Alice Rowan Swanson Fellowship as a 2013 alumna of the SIT Study Abroad's Madagascar: Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management program.  Corey will use the fellowship to return to Madagascar and help to establish a community garden and ...

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Senior Zach Palladino takes first prize in UVM's Entrepreneurship Competition for his business plan: Suspended Time Skydiving LLC.


Parks, Recreation, & Tourism Entrepreneurs Win UVM Competition!

Zach Palladino, a senior Parks, Recreation and Tourism (PRT) major, took first place and the $2,500 cash prize in the annual UVM Entrepreneurship Competition, held April 26, 2014 at the Davis Center.  His well-developed business plan introduced Suspended Time Skydiving LLC, an exciting venture proposed for the local area. 

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Christine Peterson on one of her study site powerline rights-of-way in the Champlain Valley of Vermont


Christine Peterson Helps Vermont Manage Powerline Rights-of-Way for Essential Bird Habitat

Many people probably spend their lives without ever thinking about powerline rights-of-way or, perhaps, never even hearing of them. But for some migratory bird species, rights-of-way could provide essential habitat, which is why they have become the focus of my thesis research.

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