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Students Create Longboards from Last of Local Wood

What do nine University of Vermont students from five different colleges on campus all have in common? As residents of Greenhouse Residential Learning Community, they each designed and built a longboard as part of Director Walter Poleman’s Ecological Citizenship course (NR 16) held during fall semester 2016.               ...

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Deb Markowitz


Markowitz Appointed Visiting Professor in UVM's Rubenstein School

The University of Vermont Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources has appointed Deb Markowitz as a visiting professor, Nancy Mathews, dean of the school, announced today. Markowitz is the outgoing secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, a position she held since 2011. Prior to her role leading the ...

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Emilie Riddle


Emilie Riddle Devotes 11 Years to Supporting Rubenstein School Students

Emilie Riddle (UVM ’14), longtime staff member in the UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources’ Student Services Office, leaves her position in January 2017. She will dedicate her time to completing her Master of Science in Dietetics at UVM and pursuing a career in nutrition. 

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Rubenstein School alum Andrea Kavanagh in Tasmania


Alum Andrea Kavanagh Helps Win Campaign for Largest Marine Protected Area

On October 27, 2016, member countries of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources unanimously voted to designate Antarctica’s Ross Sea as the world’s largest marine protected area (MPA) and the first marine park in international waters.  Known as the “Last Ocean,” the Ross Sea is a ...

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