University of Vermont

Renewable BioEnergy Program 

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05-20-2015

Trustees Hear Details of Campus Transformation at May Board Meeting

Highlighting last week’s meeting of the university’s Board of Trustees was a capital projects presentation summarizing six major building projects that will transform the campus over the next few years and signify the university’s continued commitment to invest in quality.

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Adrian Del Maestro

05-20-2015

Building the World’s Smallest Faucet

We all know intuitively that normal liquids flow more quickly as the channel containing them tightens. Think of a river flowing through narrow rapids.

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Lindsay Ruhl, Benjamin Teasdale, Stephanie Burrows and Meg Ziegler

05-20-2015

Four UVM Students Win Fulbrights

Four UVM students have been awarded prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student grants for the coming academic year. Three of the students are members of the Class of 2015: Stephanie Burrows, Benjamin Teasdale and Meg Ziegler. The fourth Fulbright recipient this year is Lindsey Ruhl, who graduated with a master’s degree in soil science ...

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Hergenrader

05-19-2015

College of Nursing and Health Sciences Receives $250,000 Gift for Endowed Fellowship

Sally Hergenrader of Longboat Key, Fla., a member of the University of Vermont Class of 1955, has made a $250,000 pledge to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) in celebration of her 60th reunion year.

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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)