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Akol Aguek


The Newest Americans: Akol Aguek

Akol Aguek ’05 G’11 was one of Sudan’s “Lost Boys,” a generation of young men displaced by brutality and civil war in their homeland. Profiled as a student in Vermont Quarterly in 2004, Aguek described the experience of being one of thousands fleeing across forest, desert, and river. Raising his voice and enunciating each syllable with care, he said: “You are running for your life!”

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Save the Bees? There’s an App for That

New mobile app will help farmers to make a business case for protecting endangered bees. 

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Bee Decline Threatens U.S. Crop Production

First study to map U.S. wild bees suggests essential pollinators are disappearing in key farmlands.

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Lowell Bailey '05


2017 World Champion

Alumnus Lowell Bailey ’05 made history on Thursday when he became the first American skier to win a biathlon world championship. 

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