University of Vermont

Renewable BioEnergy Program 

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04-16-2014

Burack Lecture to Explore the Global Politics of ‘Walls and Fences’

The Dan and Carole Burack President’s Distinguished Lecture Series will present a talk by prominent political scientist Charles-Philippe David on Wednesday, April 23, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Silver Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, with a reception immediately following. The talk will examine “The Globalization of Walls and ...

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investiture ceremony

04-16-2014

UVM Honors Endowed Professors and Chairs at First Investiture Ceremony

For the first time in its long history, the University of Vermont paused Wednesday to specifically honor dozens of its best and brightest faculty members in a colorful ceremony for endowed chairs and professors.

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Sarah Rutherford

04-16-2014

Living/Learning Center Mural Work Under Way

Spray-paint in hand, alumna artist Sarah Rutherford is at work on a new mural on the Living/Learning Center wall. The 2006 grad, a studio art major and Living/Learning resident during her UVM days, is a guest artist in residence with L/L for the week as she creates the mural on the wall that for years featured the El ...

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students on field trip

04-16-2014

Integrated Programs Help First-Years Find Home

New friends, new school, new teachers, new home. Everything will change in a few months for graduating high school seniors heading off to college. An exciting time, for sure, but navigating a new landscape can be intimidating.

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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)