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Alison Bechdel

02-16-2018

Drawing From Life

Enter the Fleming Museum gallery for “Self-Confessed: The Inappropriately Intimate Comics of Alison Bechdel,” and the first work you encounter is a self-portrait of the artist as sifter of cat litter. The cat looks intently upon the business at hand; the artist looks out at the viewer; the dialogue bubble offers a flat ...

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Jodi Goldstein and Otto Berkes

02-13-2018

UVM Adds Entrepreneurship, Tech Experts to Board

The University of Vermont Board of Trustees has added two new members with expertise in entrepreneurship and technology. The board also added a new student trustee. 

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eric bishop von wettberg with chickpeas

02-13-2018

Genetic Limits Threaten Chickpeas, a Globally Critical Food

Perhaps you missed the news that the price of hummus has spiked in Great Britain. The cause, as the New York Times reported on February 8: drought in India, resulting in a poor harvest of chickpeas. Far beyond making dips for pita bread, chickpeas are a legume of life-and-death importance—especially in India, Pakistan, and ...

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The Cochran family

02-08-2018

Green and Gold

Holding the lead after the first slalom run at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, Barbara Ann Cochran '78 knew she needed to calm down. Her edge over the next skier was a slim .03 seconds, and, as heavy snow fell on the course, the second run of the day loomed.

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