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07-03-2014

Whales as Ecosystem Engineers

“Consider the subtleness of the sea; how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part,” wrote Herman Melville in Moby Dick.  Today, we no longer dread whales, but their subtlety remains. “For a long time, whales have been considered too rare to make much of a difference in the oceans,” notes ...

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07-11-2014

UVM Joins Worker Rights Consortium

The University of Vermont has become affiliated with the Worker Rights Consortium (WRC), joining more than 180 U.S. colleges and universities. Chris McCabe, assistant vice president of marketing and business development, made the announcement. The Worker Rights Consortium is an independent labor rights monitoring organization, ...

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07-09-2014

Tinkler Named National Finalist for Service-Learning Award

Alan Tinkler, assistant professor of education, has been named a finalist for the Ernest A. Lynton Award for Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty by the New England Resource Center for Higher Education and the Center for Engaged Democracy. The award is presented annually to pre-tenure faculty members from across the ...

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07-09-2014

UVM to Host Day-Long Institute for Professionals Serving LGBTQ Students

The University of Vermont will host “Points of Influence: LGBTQ Students, Social Change, and You,” a day-long institute designed to connect colleagues across the Northeast to discuss emerging trends and issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) student services. The event, led and organized by the ...

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