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Center for Research on Vermont

08-24-2016

Food waste, smart meters, new plant species and more....

More than 14 million pounds--or 7,000 pickup trucks’ worth--of vegetables and berries grown in Vermont go uneaten every year. In the first empirical study on food loss on Vermont Farms, Salvation Farms and Isgood Community Research sought to explore why a huge amount of edible, quality crops are neither sold nor donated. For ...

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05-07-2016

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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04-06-2016

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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03-01-2016

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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