University of Vermont

Renewable BioEnergy Program 

Recent Headlines

07-21-2016

UVM President Tom Sullivan Appointed to Elevated NCAA Leadership Position

University of Vermont President Tom Sullivan has been selected to serve as the Vice Chair of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division I Presidential Forum.

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An image of a sailboat on Vermont's Lake Champlain at sunset. The visual appearance of Lake Champlain – specifically, how clean its water looks – has a major effect on the state economy, a new UVM study finds. The research was made possible with support from the Lake Champlain Basin Program. Photo: Sally McCay.

07-20-2016

Price of Beauty? For Lake Champlain, it’s $17 Million Per Meter

New UVM research puts a hefty price tag on Lake Champlain’s natural beauty.

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07-13-2016

UVM Foundation Sets Multiple New Records for Fundraising at UVM

The University of Vermont Foundation set new records in its fundraising activities on behalf of the university during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2016, surpassing historic milestones reached a year ago for both commitments and receipts from donors.

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06-30-2016

Lee Earns Hood Foundation Grant for Rotavirus Vaccine Research in Bangladesh

University of Vermont researcher Benjamin Lee, M.D., is studying whether a higher dose will help make the rotavirus vaccine more effective in developing countries, where the disease causes more than 200,000 children’s deaths each year due to related dehydration. The vaccine has had less success preventing the diarrheal disease ...

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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)