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Rubenstein School Commencement reception 2013

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Greening of Aiken intern Rachel Wood packs plant material into a composting bin as part of spring cleaning in the Aiken Center Solarium.


Greening of Aiken 2016 Interns Conduct 5 Rubenstein School Sustainability Projects

This spring marks the 15th year of the Rubenstein School Greening of Aiken Intern class. The class is taught by Gary Hawley, with help this year from mentors Carl Waite, retired long-time research staff member, and Colleen Armstrong, manager of the UVM Greenhouse.

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A firefighter surveys a forest fire at night.


Insect Outbreaks Reduce Wildfire Severity

Surprising UVM research finds that insect outbreaks can dampen forest fire impacts.

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Anna Smiles-Becker


Anna Smiles-Becker Honored with President’s Our Common Ground Staff Award

Anna Smiles-Becker (UVM ’00), staff member in the Rubenstein School Student Services Office, has received a 2016 Our Common Ground Staff Award. A UVM career counselor since 2005, Anna joined the Rubenstein School as the Career Counselor and Internship Coordinator in 2010, while continuing to counsel UVM students one day a week ...

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April 28: Student Research Conference

Only the curious need attend Thursday, April 28, when UVM presents and celebrates student investigation, discovery, creativity and insight. It’s the 10th annual Student Research Conference, where nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate students will fill the fourth floor of the Davis Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to share their ...

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