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09-24-2016

Lane Series Season Opener Features Local Musicians

D. Thomas Toner and Nicola Cannizzaro (percussion) and David Feurzeig, Paul Orgel, and Sylvia Parker (piano) are the featured musicians performing on the Lane Series season opener on Saturday, Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. at the UVM Recital Hall.

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09-24-2016

UVM Alumni Association, UVM Foundation Honor Outstanding Graduates, Philanthropists

The University of Vermont Alumni Association and UVM Foundation honored outstanding graduates and faculty at its annual Alumni Weekend celebration on Saturday, September 24, 2016.

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Nicholas Donofrio

09-23-2016

Innovation Expert Donofrio to Speak at UVM on Vermont Economy

Nicholas Donofrio, IBM fellow emeritus, will give a talk titled “Beyond Politics: It’s Time to Build Vermont’s Innovation Economy” at UVM on Monday, Sept. 26, at noon in the Silver Maple Ballroom in the Davis Center.

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09-23-2016

UVM Names Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine

The University of Vermont announced today an estate commitment with an estimated current market value of $66 million from UVM dual-degree alum and Vermont native Robert Larner ’39, M.D.’42, and his wife, Helen. The commitment to donate – the largest gift ever to a public university in New England – caps decades of ...

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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)