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Center for Research on Vermont's Spring Seminar Series Begins Feb. 25

Kathy Fox
Sociologist Kathy Fox kicks off the seminar series Feb. 25 with a talk on restorative justice in Vermont.

The Center for Research on Vermont will host four seminars this semester, with UVM faculty and Center members presenting a variety of research focused on Vermont issues. Each seminar is free and open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m. in Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building.

The schedule follows:

Tuesday, Feb. 25. "How Do We Prevent High-Risk Offenders from Returning to Crime? Vermont's Innovative Restorative Reintegration Strategy." Kathryn Fox, associate professor of sociology. More information.

Tuesday, March 25. "Teens, Technology, and Transportation: A Vermont Case Study." Brian Lee, assistant professor of engineering, and Meghan Cope, professor and chair of the Department of Geography. More information.

Tuesday, April 15. "Improving Health Outcomes: The Use of Vermont Medical Data to Improve Health Care Decision-Making." Chris Jones, assistant professor of surgery, director of the Global Health Economics Unit. More information.

Wednesday, May 7. "The Vermont Difference -- Vermont in the World." Center for Research on Vermont members J. Kevin Graffagnino, Nicholas Muller, and David Donath and former long-time Center coordinator Kristin Peterson-Ishaq. More information.

The annual meeting dinner will precede the May 7 talk at 5:30 p.m. in Waterman Manor.  RSVP: rwatts@uvm.edu