University of Vermont

Renewable BioEnergy Program 

Recent Headlines

12-17-2014

Staff Votes Against Union Representation

By a vote of 335 to 303, University of Vermont staff members chose not to be represented by the Vermont State Employees Association union. A simple majority of employees who participated in the Dec. 16-17 election was required to determine the outcome.

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12-16-2014

Gov. Shumlin, UVM Accepting Applications for Cabinet-Level Graduate Internships

Gov. Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont are accepting applications for the Vermont Governor’s Cabinet Graduate Internship Program.

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12-16-2014

Accepted Students Celebrate on Social Media

It's the season for celebration -- especially for those students who applied early action to UVM and are now receiving acceptance letters. The Admissions Office has asked those admitted to the Class of 2019 to share their news on social media with the hashtag #UVMsaidYES.

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food drive

12-16-2014

UVM Faculty and Staff Donate Three Tons of Food to Chittenden County Food Shelf

A Catamount bus parked outside the Davis Center most of Monday wasn’t waiting for passengers. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., it served as the mobile storage center for the University of Vermont's fourth annual food drive.

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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)