University of Vermont

Renewable BioEnergy Program 

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Williams Hall, Old Mill, UVM campus


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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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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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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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)

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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

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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)