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Nancy Mathews

10-22-2014

Interview: Nancy Mathews

In July, Nancy Mathews arrived at UVM as the new dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. She brings with her a rich understanding of problems that blur the boundaries between wildlife, ecology, and people — like the deadly chronic wasting disease spreading through central Wisconsin deer herds. Her ...

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10-23-2014

When Good Compost Goes Big

With Vermont’s new universal recycling law slated to ban landfilling of yard waste by summer 2016, and of food scraps by 2020, composting will soon be required. “And we will likely have a lot more compost in Vermont to spread around,” says Stephanie Hurley, a professor UVM’s Plant and Soil Science Department.

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ribbon cutting

10-22-2014

State's New Health Lab Complements Adjoining UVM Research Facility

Gov. Peter Shumlin presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 22 marking the completed construction of the Vermont Department of Health's new state-of-the-art publich health laboratory at the Colchester Business and Technology Park. The facility physically adjoins UVM's Colchester Research Facility and was designed in ...

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10-22-2014

'Undeclared Week' a Chance for Students to Explore Academic Options

“What’s your major?” It’s an easy question for some, but for plenty of first-years and sophomores, finding the answer can be a challenge. To support those undeclared students — and those who are considering making a change — the College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a week of events designed to help bring the answer ...

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