University of Vermont

Renewable BioEnergy Program 

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Williams Hall, Old Mill, UVM campus

05-25-2016

Board Approves 7.7 Percent Financial Aid Hike to Go with 3 Percent Tuition Increase

At its May meeting, the UVM Board of Trustees approved a three percent tuition increase, and continued its commitment to offset rising tuition by increasing financial aid 7.7 percent. Approximately one-half of all tuition increases goes toward increasing financial aid. As a result, the net revenue tuition increase is only about ...

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05-24-2016

Rincon and Champagne's Discovery Could Help Boost Flu Vaccine Response

A relatively unknown molecule that regulates metabolism could be the key to boosting an individual’s immunity to the flu – and potentially other viruses – according to research reported today in the journal Immunity.

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05-24-2016

UVM Center on Aging Announces 2016 Research Award

The Center on Aging at the University of Vermont has announced the winners of the 2016 Armin Grams Memorial Research Award.

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05-23-2016

UVM Foundation Announces New Officers and Members of Board of Directors, Leadership Council, Foundation Fellows

The University of Vermont Foundation has announced new officers and members of its leadership organizations — the Board of Directors, Foundation Leadership Council, and Foundation Fellows. The announcements were made by O. Richard Bundy, III, president and CEO of the UVM Foundation.

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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)