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Return of the Town Forest

About four miles southeast from the city of Barre, Vt., on Millstone Hill, near the unincorporated settlement of Graniteville, 14 UVM students are studying a photograph taken in 1905. The grainy black-and-white image shows perhaps 200 stonecutters, posed in a quarry, some on ladders, some holding steel cables, dwarfed by sheer ...

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Alan Tinkler photo


Tinkler Named National Finalist for Service-Learning Award

Alan Tinkler, assistant professor of education, has been named a finalist for the Ernest A. Lynton Award for Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty by the New England Resource Center for Higher Education and the Center for Engaged Democracy. The award is presented annually to pre-tenure faculty members from across the ...

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Dollar Enterprise at Bailey/Howe


Investment of a Lifetime

Senior environmental studies major Robyn Bath-Rosenfeld sits behind a table inside the Davis Center weaving bright ribbon through soda can tops. The result makes a surprisingly cute bracelet. Journalist’s ethics to the wind, I buy a pink one for my daughter for a dollar, giving a whopping edge to a recycled jewelry business team ...

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Bad weather bypass trail sign


First-in-Nation State Climate Assessment Released by Vermont

Fewer days for making maple syrup. Twenty-five years with more snow for skiing. Summer heat stress for dairy cows. These are a few of the forecasts from the Vermont Climate Assessment, the nation's first comprehensive state-level climate assessment, released on June 10.

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SL-TA Profile: Danny Baker

When junior Danny Baker was invited to be a Service-Learning Teaching Assistant (SL-TA) for a graduate level natural resources course last fall, he didn’t know what to expect. Fortunately, he decided to accept the challenge that was presented to him and the rewards have far outweighed any difficulties he encountered along the ...

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Making Meaningful Connections: The King Street Youth Center

$90. That was the extent of King Street Youth Center’s budget when the organization first began in 1971.

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