University of Vermont

Center for Research on Vermont


Vermont Research News; Voting data, Vermont Yankee film, lake levels and more...

Gubernatorial candidates Sue Minter and Phil Scott are locked in a dead heat according to the most recent poll by Vermont Public Radio and the Castleton Polling Institute. Rich Clark, the Director of the Institute, calls the race extremely competitive particularly in light of historical voting patterns.

Full Story >>

Read past newsletters >>


Sen. Leahy 1974 Campaign focus of Sam Hand fall lecture

The Children’s Crusade: How Patrick Leahy's 1974 election changed modern campaigns in Vermont is the October 20th lecture.

Full Story >>


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 ...

Full Story >>


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.

Full Story >>