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Center for Research on Vermont

Fall Students visit Solar Farm


Why do People Leave Vermont?

This is a question that has challenged Vermont at various times during the last 200 years. Why do people leave? Why do they return? Why do they stay?

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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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Connie Gallagher and Jeff Marshall


Connie Gallagher wins Lifetime Achievement Award

George B. Bryan, Andrew E. Nuquist & Green Mountain student award winners selected Connie Gallagher, the long-time Director of Special Collections at UVM received the Center’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the Center’s May Annual meeting. More than 75 members and guests mingled at an opening reception talking about Vermont ...

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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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