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Nancy Mathews

07-16-2014

New Rubenstein Dean Profiled in Chronicle of Higher Ed

Nancy Mathews, the new dean of UVM's Rubenstein School of Natural Resources and the Environment, is profiled in the July 18 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. The article is titled "New Dean to Involve Students in Environmental Issues Near and Far." Mathews, who started at UVM on July 1, came to the university from the ...

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Alan Tinkler photo

07-09-2014

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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book club announcment

07-02-2014

UVM Humanities Center, Mayor Miro Weinberger Launch Burlington Book Group

Preceding the tolling of bells from the city hall tower, part of a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Mayor Miro Weinberger, along with Professor David Jenemann, co-director of the university’s Humanities Center, announced the launch of the Mayor’s Book Group, an initiative ...

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Dollar Enterprise at Bailey/Howe

06-16-2014

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

06-10-2014

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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04-24-2014

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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