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Inside UVM's Ecological Design 'Collaboratory'

As students work intently on a project together at GreenHouse, conversation stops. The room is filled with the sound of sanding while four pairs of hands put a smooth finish on a sleek form, to give a Northern white cedar tree a second life — as a canoe.

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Taylor Ricketts


Yes, a Book on Economics That’s Funny

In 1934, Roger Tory Peterson’s Field Guide to the Birds became famous for a reason: little arrows. These marks on his stylized paintings of warblers, ducks, and other hard-to-identify feathered critters help bewildered birdwatchers know what to look for. In other words, instead of giving you every detail, the book highlights ...

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UVM to Host Power from the North Conference March 23, 24

Quebec has an abundance of electric power. Vermont and New England have a growing need for it. But what are the political, environmental, economic and policy issues involved in getting power from north to south?

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Dr. Kristine Stepenuck joins the Rubenstein School as Extension Assistant Professor in Watershed Science, Policy and Education July 1, 2015.


Dr. Kristine Stepenuck of UW-Extension Accepts Rubenstein School Extension Faculty Position in Watershed Science, Policy and Education

Dr. Kristine Stepenuck, Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program Director at the University of Wisconsin-Extension in Madison, will join the Rubenstein School as an Extension Assistant Professor in Watershed Science, Policy and Education effective July 1, 2015.  As part of the Lake Champlain Sea Grant (LCSG), which is directed out of ...

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