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INQUIRY 2016 Research, Scholarship and the Arts at UVM
UVM Inquiry 2016

Welcome

This companion website to our research report includes a selection of the stories reported in the 31-page magazine. For a more comprehensive view of the research, scholarship and creative arts produced by our faculty over the past year, see the PDF or FLIPBOOK.

President Tom Sullivan Advancing the Public Good through Research and Scholarship

Our research report, while by no means all-inclusive, seeks to showcase a broad sampling of efforts from across all the colleges and schools of our institution, demonstrating that the spirit of inquiry, creativity, and collaboration is thriving in every corner of the University. READ MORE

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The latest facts on UVM's faculty, enrollment, research and more.
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SHORT TAKES


Deep Dive Reads

A Place Called Home
A Place Called Home
Over the last 20 years, thousands of refugees have begun rebuilding their lives in Vermont. UVM faculty work to bring better understanding and help in easing the transition. By Carolyn Shapiro
As Bees Go, So Goes Our Food Supply
As Bees Go, So Goes Our Food Supply
It's not just a lot of buzz: UVM researchers produce hard evidence on the decline of a crucial pollinator. By Joshua Brown
Breathing Easier
Breathing Easier
Lung researchers at UVM connect leading edge science with today's clinical needs. By Sarah Zobel
The Creative Mind
The Creative Mind
Where does a poet find a first line of verse? What drives a jazz trumpet solo? Alone in the studio late at night, how does a sculptor maintain energy and focus? Three accomplished UVM faculty artists discuss their creative processes — what informs and inspires their work. By Thomas Weaver
Innovate and Incubate
Innovate and Incubate
The inspiration and research of UVM faculty members lead to the development of commercially viable products that improve daily life. By Jeffrey Wakefield
The Teacher-Scholar at Today's University: A Conversation
Provost David Rosowsky and Vice President for Research Richard Galbraith share their thoughts on the societal contribution of University faculty.
Three Ways of Looking at the Lake
Three Ways of Looking at the Lake
Teams of UVM researchers work to diagnose and improve conditions in one of Vermont's greatest natural resources: Lake Champlain. By Joshua Brown

Video

Why Do Some Infections Persist? Blame Bacterial Socialism, Says New Study

In preparing for the possibility of an antibiotic onslaught, some bacterial cultures adopt an all-for-one/one-for-all strategy that would make a socialist proud, University of Vermont researchers have found. Read full story.

Sociology Professor's New Katrina Book Details Long-Term Impact on Children

The vulnerability of children was starkly apparent in Hurricane Katrina, the most disruptive and destructive disaster in modern U.S. history. A new book, Children of Katrina, coauthored by sociology professor Alice Fothergill, is the first multi-year sociological study of children after a disaster. Read full story.