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Inside UVM's Ecological Design 'Collaboratory'

As students work intently on a project together at GreenHouse, conversation stops. The room is filled with the sound of sanding while four pairs of hands put a smooth finish on a sleek form, to give a Northern white cedar tree a second life — as a canoe.

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UVM Scientists to Senate: Climate Change Is Real -- and Caused by Humans

University of Vermont researchers testified to state lawmakers yesterday that climate change is real and caused by human activity. 

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Conference Explores Electric Power From the North

Under the shadow of the 1970’s oil crisis, Vermont’s then-governor Richard Snelling negotiated to purchase electric power from Quebec. In July 1984, the government-owned utility Hydro-Quebec and Vermont finalized a long-term contract, and over the following decades a large portion of the state’s electric power has flowed ...

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UVM Named One of "10 Best Colleges to Study Health Professions"

The University of Vermont has been ranked among the “10 Best Colleges to Study Health Professions” for its number of quality majors within the field, small class sizes and collaborative learning with professors, and high salaries following graduation and at the mid-career level.

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