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Alyson Atherton

04-22-2015

Geology Museum Assistant Wins UVM’s Student Employee of the Year Award

Anthropology major Alyson Atherton has received the University of Vermont’s Student Employee of the Year award for her work as a Perkins Museum Geology assistant. UVM’s Student Employment Office, which sponsors the award, received a record number of nominations this year. There are currently almost 3,000 students working on ...

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04-22-2015

Falls Appointed Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences

Bill Falls, chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 15, 2015, the University of Vermont has announced.

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04-22-2015

UVM Alumni Association Presents Barry Guitar with 2015 Kidder Award

University of Vermont Professor Barry Guitar, the 2015 recipient of the George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award, reminded guests at a luncheon Tuesday that listening to students is what makes a great teacher.

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Class of 2014 graduates

04-22-2015

UVM Class of 2014: Where Are They Now?

Whoever says English majors have poor job prospects hasn’t met Josh Goldsmith. Less than one year out from graduation, he’s part of a team that’s up for a Webby award for its work promoting the Christopher Nolan film Interstellar.

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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)