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With elections in the news, a recently published study examines Vermont's 2014 assisted suicide law and the impacts on politicans who supported or opposed it. Jacqueline Harvey, of the Charlotte Lozier Institute, compared election outcomes with public positions on assisted suicide, analyzing the risks and rewards, finding that ...

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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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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. See an interview with Bryan on why research matters here:

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