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

Center for Research on Vermont


VT Research News - 1 - October 2015

The Vermont Research E-News is a bi-weekly curated collection of Vermont research. Read on for links to research on laughing babies, opiate addiction, the new Castleton poll and renewable energy in Vermont.

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"Destroying Vermont to Save It:"

Destroying Vermont to save it, Land conservation, the stuggles of young farmers, out-migration and and "Liberty" on Lake Champlain are some of the subjects in seven new video interviews recentlly completed with Vermont researchers. The short (2-3 minute) videos feature conversations with Vermont researchers Gregory Sanford, ...

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Student Research Projects

Though the onset of summer for many members of the UVM academic community may mean field-work overseas or a spell in the countryside to focus on writing, some young researchers are turning their focus on the very place they call home. The Center for Research on Vermont highlights here several undergraduates working on ...

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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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