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Graduation season is in full swing in Vermont, prompting the question: Are young people leaving the state? According to a report by the Public Assets Institute, yes--but they are also moving into Vermont in almost equal numbers. While young people are the most mobile, most Vermonters are staying put, the report found. 

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Art Cohn gives talk on Benedict Arnold's legacy --

Art Cohn described the pivotal 1776 naval contest between Great Britain, at the time the greatest Naval power on earth, and the fledgling United States of America. The American fleet was under the command of the intense, charismatic and flawed General Benedict Arnold when the two fleets met on October 11th, 1776 for a battle ...

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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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