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

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Research Stories

04-18-2014

Vermonters Strongly Support the GMO Bill & Want To Know What’s in Their Food

With a 26-2 vote in the Senate Tuesday, Vermont moved sharply closer to being the first state in the nation to require the labeling of GMOs – genetically modified food organisms.  Last year the Vermont House endorsed the bill 99-42. Next up is a signature from Governor Peter Shumlin. 

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04-18-2014

May 7 - Center for Research on Vermont Annual Dinner, Meeting

The Annual Meeting kicks off with a dinner starting at 5:30 in the Waterman Manor, top floor of Waterman Building at UVM. At the dinner we'll announce the Center's Annual awards; The Lifetime Achievement Award which recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the state; the Andrew E. Nuquist Award and ...

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04-17-2014

Vermont's Leadership in Health Care Reform

When it comes to health care, Vermont is a national leader. This week former Vermont Governor Howard Dean discussed Vermont's early efforts at health care reform.  A practicing physician, Dean became Governor in 1991, when then Governor Snelling died unexpectedly.  Dean was in his doctor's office when he received the phone ...

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04-15-2014

Center Now Awarding Community Research Fellowships

The Center for Research on Vermont's mission is to encourage and promote Vermont research.  To meet this mission the Center is supporting up to two Vermont Community Research Fellows per year.  The Center will provide office space and support the Fellow in receiving a UVM Net ID.  Fellows will also receive $250 towards their ...

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04-15-2014

Frank Bryan on Why Vermont Research Matters

University of Vermont Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Frank Bryan, talks about Vermont as an ideal small-scale laboratory for research on pressing global issues.

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