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Adoption of Green Stormwater Infrastructure Rises After Floods

Residents and property owners are more likely to adopt some green stormwater infrastructure practices if they have experienced flooding or erosion on their property or in their neighborhoods, according to new research from the University of Vermont.

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Sisters Haya and Yara Alshabbi stand, smiling, in front of an MRI machine


Help and Hope

There are many reasons why a young person might dream of becoming a doctor. In 2011, Haya and Yara Alshaabi—both UVM class of 2019—were Syrian kids going to high school in Damascus. Their father was a dentist for the United Nations, their mother taught English. “But then—the war,” says Haya. As the fighting grew fiercer, ...

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US News: UVM a Top Public University

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked the University of Vermont a top-50 public university in its 2019 College Guide. UVM was ranked 42nd among 132 public universities in the guide.

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Charting the Landscape of the Refugee Experience

Tilden Remerleitch, a recent geography graduate at UVM, spent two years of her childhood living in Ecuador—her family moved there to pursue the dream of living and working abroad while exposing their daughter to a second language.  Since that experience, she’s travelled to many places and relishes communicating with the ...

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