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Vermont Farmer

07-14-2017

New UVM Study: Health Insurance Costs Threaten Farm Viability

According to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk factor that affects their ability to run a successful enterprise.

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SPARK VT winner

07-06-2017

UVM Announces Winners of SPARK-VT Faculty Pitch Competition

Two University of Vermont-affiliated research teams have been awarded SPARK-VT grants by the university to help commercialize their work and move it a step closer to the marketplace.

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UVM's Jim Hudziak teaching

07-06-2017

Hudziak Wins $1.8 Million Grant from Conrad Hilton Foundation

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded a three-year, $1.8 million grant to James J. Hudziak, a professor of child psychiatry and pediatrics at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, to determine if the UVM Wellness Environment, or WE, in concert with a health promotion and disease prevention app he developed ...

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06-30-2017

UVM Faculty Win $300,000 NSF Grant to Explore “Making” of a Bio Major

What can universities learn from the maker movement about teaching biology to undergraduate students? Can the world of making help universities get more creative students excited about careers in biology? The National Science Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to a team of faculty at the University of Vermont to find out.

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