Center for Research on Vermont Shorts
Immigration and border issues have long-been a critical part of America’s cultural present and past. Here in Vermont, migrant workers have been intensely involved with aspects of food production, especially within the dairy industry. Today, more than half the state’s milk, for example, is produced with help from migrant ...
In his research, University of Vermont professor Luis Vivanco, has been one of the first cultural anthropologists to take a serious look at the bicycle and its cultural dimensions.
“A dog is a man’s best friend, but a good cow is more help at the table.”
With a 26-2 vote in the Senate Tuesday, Vermont moved sharply closer to being the first state in the nation to require the labeling of GMOs – genetically modified food organisms. Last year the Vermont House endorsed the bill 99-42. Next up is a signature from Governor Peter Shumlin.
University of Vermont Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Frank Bryan, talks about Vermont as an ideal small-scale laboratory for research on pressing global issues.