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Virtualized Desktop Computer Lab in Kalkin

2011-12 Projects
Project Timeline: 
05/2012 to 12/2012
Project Progress: 
100%

The Virtualized Desktop project focuses on virtualizing one computer lab in the Kalkin building as a pilot to build the capacity and  to create a demonstrable configuration to roll out VDIs across campus. This pilot project is a collaboration between Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) and School of Business Administration with the goal of reducing energy consumption by computer labs.  

CHA Selected to Conduct a Comprehensive Renewable Energy Feasibility Study for CEF

On February 24, 2012, a Request for Proposal released for a Comprehensive Campus Renewable Energy Feasibility Study. This project was proposed in Fall 2010 and awarded funding from UVM's Clean Energy Fund in spring 2011.

Program: 
Clean Energy Fund
AASHE Stars

CEF Awards $102K to Four Projects for 2011-2012

Four projects have been approved for funding from the Clean Energy Fund Committee. Nearly $102,000 will be awarded to the selected projects, pulling from the $225,000 generated each year from the Clean Energy Fund (CEF). The Clean Energy Fund assesses UVM undergraduate and graduate students a $10 fee each semester to establish new clean energy projects on and around the UVM campus.

Awarded projects include the following:

Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

The End of Cheap Energy- James Kuntsler

James Howard Kuntsler
March 14, 2012
Room: 
Davis Center- Silver Maple Ballroom
Contact(s): 
Cheryl Morse, cemorse@uvm.edu

James Howard Kunstler is  author of "Geography of Nowhere", "Home from Nowhere",  "The Long Emergency" and a number of other books and blogs (http://www.kuntsler.com).  A compelling and forceful truthteller, Kuntsler will lay out a vision of a world dependent on cheap energy and approaching a devastating turning point--a turning point that will return the nation to a place where community matters, where neighbors gather and people build places they value.

UVM ID Required: 
No
Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

CEF Lecture Series: "Vermont's Energy Future" Lecture Series Keynote Speaker, James Howard Kunstler

2011-12 Projects
Project Timeline: 
12/2011 to 04/2012
Project Progress: 
100%

The CEF awarded funds to the Center for Research on Vermont for a spring 2012 lecture series on campus, titled "Vermont's Energy Future," as part of the Clean Energy Future Lecture/Workshop Series fund. The award will be applied toward a keynote speaker fee for the series. The keynote speaker of the series will be James Howard Kunstler, author of The Geography of Nowhere

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