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Kathy Fox UVM prison program


UVM Students Learn About the Criminal Justice System from the Inside Out

When sociology major Emily Fixx ‘17 arrives for her 6 p.m. class on Monday, she leaves her keys, cellphone, and water bottle at the door and walks through a metal detector under the watchful eye of a correctional officer. This is not part of an extreme new measure to remove distractions from the classroom. It’s part of the ...

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eric bishop von wettberg with chickpeas


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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Jodi Goldstein and Otto Berkes


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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Trustees Hear Upbeat Reports on New Research Facility, Capital Campaign, Student Learning

At its February meeting, UVM’s Board of Trustees gave the green light to campus leaders to continue planning and design for an ambitious Larner College of Medicine-Department of Psychological Sciences joint building project, got an upbeat report on UVM’s $500 million capital campaign and received a positive update on a recent ...

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