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09-17-2014

New Farmers, New Futures

Rachel Hong, 43, was a lawyer in a “small litigation boutique,” she says, in Seattle. In November of 2013, she quit her well-paying job, sold her house, bought an Airstream camper, packed up her two dogs — and drove to Vermont. Now, on a hot July afternoon, she wipes a piece of duct tape over the leaves of a squash plant in ...

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09-17-2014

UVM Receives Grant to Assist Student Recovery

The University of Vermont has been awarded a $2,500 grant to assist students in recovery from substance use disorders and other addictive behaviors.

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09-17-2014

UVM Nurse Practitioner Clinic Represents New Model of Care

Carol Warren, of Winooski, had been going to Appletree Bay Medical Center for almost a decade when she heard it was changing from a traditional doctor-run facility to one fully staffed by nurse practitioners. It’s a significant change for the Burlington practice’s 3,000 patients -- and, as the only nurse practitioner-run ...

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09-17-2014

Marsh Professor-at-Large Wins ‘Genius’ Award

“She’s a kind of genius.” That’s what English professor and former UVM president Daniel Mark Fogel has said about Alison Bechdel, the cartoonist and graphic memoirist he nominated to become a James Marsh Professor-at-Large in 2012. That sentiment was validated in a big way Sept. 17, when Bechdel was announced as a winner ...

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