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Kathy Fox UVM prison program

04-05-2017

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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Indigenous activists at the 1996 March for Land and Territory cross into La Paz

10-18-2019

Tell History, Make History

While nearly half the population of Bolivia identifies as Indigenous or of native descent, it took the country nearly 200 years to elect its first Indigenous president, Evo Morales. The leftist, socialist leader—who has focused on empowering marginalized sectors of society and reducing poverty and the influences of big business ...

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Lake Champlain

10-09-2019

University of Vermont to Host United Nations Biosphere Delegation

On October 11, representatives from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Man and Biosphere Program (MAB) and the U.S. National Park Service will gather at the University of Vermont for the Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve’s (CABR) Annual Meeting.  The meeting will focus on how ...

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The president at the presser

10-08-2019

UVM and USDA’s Agricultural Research Service Will Partner to Identify Factors That Help Small Farms Succeed

Vermont has seen strong growth in the number of diversified farms and in value-added food production, as many American consumers have become more aware of where their food comes from and how it is produced. At the same time, challenges for small diversified farms continue to mount, from new crop pests and diseases to regulation, ...

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