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Research Stories

Annual Meeting 2014


Annual Meeting 2015, Wednesday May 6, Waterman Lounge

--Register now-- Highlighting the meeting is the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award which recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the state, and the Andrew E. Nuquist and George B. Bryan Awards for excellence in student research on Vermont.

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Brendan Clune


Conference Explores Electric Power From the North

Under the shadow of the 1970’s oil crisis, Vermont’s then-governor Richard Snelling negotiated to purchase electric power from Quebec. In July 1984, the government-owned utility Hydro-Quebec and Vermont finalized a long-term contract, and over the following decades a large portion of the state’s electric power has flowed ...

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Meghan Cope selected as 2015 Frank Bryan Summer Research Award Winner

Children, especially those on the economic margins of society, are easily lost from history, in part because there are few official records of their locations and migrations. The turn of the 19th-20th century was a period of great change technologically as well as culturally in the US broadly, and, specifically for this study, in ...

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Art Woolf: Vermont's Changing Demographics

Vermont’s aging population, low birth rates and shrinking work-force have drawn the attention of policy-makers and citizens. The changing demographics will have profound impacts on the state’s economic and social structures. UVM Economics Professor Art Woolf has been studying the issue for years, presenting the first warnings ...

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