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Alumni Profiles

Jan Reynolds in the mountains

Gender politics in thin air

Jan Reynolds ’78 explores the power of bringing a feminine mindset to the challenges of adventure expeditions.  

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Eric Heineman

Greening Illinois

A “game-changing” environmental studies class with Amy Seidl and the cooperative experience of Slade Hall put Eric Heineman ’04 on the path tohelping lead sustainability efforts in one of the nation’s largest states. 

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Learning About Learning

Stern Center celebrates thirty years 

The Call of the Wild

A character actor's career arc 

‘A way to be in the world’

Angela Patten ’86 explores her Irish upbringing in a new memoir, High Tea at a Low Table.  

Urban farmers take to the roof in Boston

Bostonians just might have alumni John Stoddard ’99 and Courtney Hennessey ’99 and their innovative urban farm to thank for that fresh arugula on their plates.

Strength, Sisterhood, Survival

Vermont’s dragonboat team, which includes alumna and former VP Karen Meyer ’70 in its ranks, is a powerful healing force in lives touched by cancer.

Farmer Informer

Helping protect agricultural workers from pesticides is a key focus for public health researcher/native Vermonter Melissa Perry ’88, professor and department chair at George Washington University.

Philadelphia Freedom

Philly teacher Zachary Wright ’05 connects his students with his alma mater

A Performer’s Life

Alumna’s career spans Broadway to kids’ television

In the Game

Intrepid alumnus takes the field, lives to write about it

Going Wild

Claire Laukitis ’12 and Peter Neaton ’11 are taking the community supported agriculture model and applying it to the icy waters of Alaskan fishing.  

Pop Star

Timothy Stewart ’09 is redefining popsicles in San Francisco's food scene.

Documenting WWII's 'Ghost Army'

Alumna helps bring work of innovative WWII unit to light

A World of Work

Patrick Murphy ’85 has helped lead U.S. diplomacy in Burma.

Following the melody

Jay Nash ’98 is poised for a new CD release and tour, the latest steps in his career as a singer/songwriter.

A Fulbright to Film

Alumna Nilima Abrams' film project documents progressive Indian school

Interview: Will Alexander G'06

A conversation with Will Alexander G’06, author of 'Goblin Secrets', winner of the National Book Award for young people's literature.

Joining science and art

Rosemary Mosco's knowledge of the natural world, skills as an artist, and sense of humor come together in creating cartoons that just might teach you something.

From lofty idea to lasting business

Building a dorm-room loft bed for a friend more than twenty-five years ago put alumnus Frank DeVita onto a business idea that’s still going strong.

On the Storm Front

A trio of UVM alumni—Leon Heyward, Trevor Jackson, and Nancy Barthold—were part of the emergency operations team that helped see New York City through Hurricane Sandy and the storm's aftermath.

Making Movies, Creating Change

In a career dedicated to advocacy on environmental issues, the latest film by Jill Rosenblum Tidman '94 is the Redford Center's Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West.

Forecast Is Positive for New COO of Weather Channel

Chris Walters '96 embraces the challenge as The Weather Channel's new chief operating officer.

Lights! Camera! Real Action!

Matt Getz ’05 and colleagues received a 2012 Emmy Award for cinematography for their outstanding work in tough circumstances on "Deadliest Catch."

Veggie Carpaccios to Nectar's fries

Melissa d’Arabian ‘90, Food Network host and author of  Ten Dollar Dinners, gives practical advice for students learning to cook for themselves.

A Fine Hive Mind

One of the world’s foremost experts on Africanized bees—AKA “killer bees”—entomologist Dewey Caron ’64 returned to UVM this summer as chair of a major beekeeper’s conference.

Alumna Sparks Community Development in Africa

Just two years out from graduation, alumna Sasha Fisher '10 has wasted no time putting her self-designed major to use. If "human security" sounds abstract and philosophical (just the sort of lofty, idealistic concept that bright, optimistic undergraduates might enjoy probing during their four years in college), Fisher has found a way to bring her choice of study back down to Earth.

Running through the past

A conversation with author Caleb Daniloff ’94

To Russia with love... and a good job

Kirsti Dahly ’11, Sam Vary ’11, Oliver Chase ’11, Sam Mishcon ’11, Ross Cunningham ’11 Recent grads put Russian degrees right to work.

Funny Way to make a Living

Rising stand-up comedian makes debut on Letterman.

Janette Bombardier ’80

Director of site operations and senior location executive at IBM Burlington  

Annie Selke '85

Founder of home textile businesses Pine Cone Hill, Dash & Albert Rug Company, and Annie Selke Home  

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