University of Vermont

Renewable BioEnergy Program 

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Peace Corps director gives book to Rosowsky

09-03-2015

Peace Corps Director Sings UVM's, Vermont's Praises

The University of Vermont was the setting for an important announcement made this week by Peace Corps director Carrie Hessler-Radelet, accompanied a small entourage from the volunteer organization. Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy and UVM provost David Rosowsky were also on hand.

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Alayna Westcom, Miss Vermont 2015

08-31-2015

Medical Laboratory Science Post-Baccalaureate Student Named Miss Vermont 2015

Alayna Westcom ’15, a student in UVM’s Post-Baccalaureate Medical Laboratory Science Program, earned the Miss Vermont 2015 title with a talent for scientific experiment and a goal to promote success through STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics among young people in the state.

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Convocation 2015

08-31-2015

A New Year Begins

On the eve of the first day of classes, a colorful tradition ushers in the new academic year and officially inducts the incoming class to the UVM community. On Aug. 30 in Patrick Gymnasium, students gathered to hear their Student Government Association president, their university president and their provost offer words of welcome, ...

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08-28-2015

#MoveUVM Welcomes the Class of 2019

On Aug. 28, the most academically talented class in UVM history arrived on campus, and the entire community joined together to welcome them. As faculty, staff and fellow students hefted boxes and bags to rooms, alumni from around the world shared their advice for the new students. All together, the UVM family donated more than ...

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Biomass to Biofuels Course Service Learning Projects

Wood & Grass Energy
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The Biomass to Biofuels 2011 course student moves the work he started earlier and develops a buisness plan to produce local wood pellets in Vermont (project under progress). More info under forthcoming RSENR eNewsletter (link will be posted soon)


BioHeat
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Two Biomass to Biofuels 2011 course student's project on a study to compost as an energy source for diversified farms. More info published in RSENER eNewsletter (scroll down to the bottom). Also check out their project presentation


Biodiesel
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Two Biomass to Biofuels 2012 course student's project on a study for Cost Analysis of Oilseed Crop Production for Biodiesel. The effort became a background for the 2013 students who worked on taking the study to the next level. More info under forthcoming RSENR eNewsletter (link will be posted soon)