University of Vermont

Burack Distinguished Lecture Series

Distinguished Guest Speakers - Spring 2016

Note: Lecture details will be posted as they become finalized. Recorded videos will be posted here as they become available.


David R. Just - Monday, April 18, 2016
Professor, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University
Co-Director, Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs

"The Value Of Choice: A Behavioral Economic Approach To Food Policy"
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Sugar Maple Ballroom, Dudley H. Davis Center

Hosted by the Center for Rural Studies


Ruth DeFries - Thursday, April 14, 2016
Denning Professor of Sustainable Development
Professor of Ecology, Evolutions, And Environmental Biology
Columbia University

"Food, Forests And The Urbanizing World"
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Waterman Memorial Lounge
Reception immediately following lecture in the Waterman Manor

Hosted by the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, Community Development and Applied Economics, Geography, Plant and Soil Science, and the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources


Dr. Peter Agre -

Due to health concerns, Dr. Peter Agre has been forced to cancel his March 29th visit to UVM. The Burack lecture scheduled for March 29th, "Opening Doors Worldwide Through Medical Science" is therefore postponed

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute

"Opening Doors Worldwide Through Medical Science"
3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Livak Ballroom, Dudley H. Davis Center
Reception immediately following

Hosted by the Beckman Scholars Program and the Honors College


Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, MD - Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of Evolutionary Medicine Program
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

"How Veterinary Science Can Change Human Health"
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Silver Maple Ballroom, Dudley H. Davis Center
Reception immediately following

Hosted by Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences


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