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An interdisciplinary network of scholars and community members focusing on the study of Vermont.

Center for Research on Vermont


Vermont Research News: French Connections, Organic farming, Granite workers and more....

Nearly a quarter of Vermont families can trace their ancestry back to French Canadians who migrated to work in Vermont between the 1830s and 1930s. By the close of the Great Depression, close to 100,000 French Canadians had settled here. The lasting historical, cultural and economic impacts of these migrations are explored in the ...

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Center to LiveStream Video from French Connections Conference

WATCH LIVE (MARCH 20) A conference highlighting the historical, cultural and economic contributions of French Canadians from Québec to Vermont and New England.

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Legislature as Laboratory

It’s mid-morning on March 30 at the Vermont Statehouse, and senior Rachel Peck and first-year student Emily von Weise are listening to experts provide testimony to the Vermont House Judiciary Committee on the pros and cons of marijuana legalization. They take notes and occasionally step outside into the Capitol hallway to talk ...

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Kathy Fox selected as 2016 Frank Bryan Vermont Scholar Summer Research Award Winner

The Center for Research on Vermont has selected Kathy Fox, professor of sociology at the University of Vermont, as the 2016 Frank M. Bryan Vermont Scholar, for her Vermont research project on offender reintegration.

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