What Peter Doubleday is researching is interesting: an emerging area of cancer biology called autophagy, a process by which cells cannibalize themselves. Where he’s doing the research is also interesting: Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales.
Glaciers are commonly thought to work like a belt sander. As they move over the land they scrape off everything — vegetation, soil, and even the top layer of bedrock. So scientists were greatly surprised to discover an ancient tundra landscape preserved under the Greenland Ice Sheet, below two miles of ice.
The alligator snapping turtle is the largest river turtle in North America, weighing in at up to 200 pounds and living almost a century. Now researchers from Florida and the University of Vermont have discovered that it is not one species — but three.
A musical tribute to life at UVM.
Follow the UVM Bike Users Group, BUG, as they participate in the annual Burlington, Vermont Halloween Ride, coordinate the UVM bike-share program and work in the BUG Bike Education Center bike shop.
Thanks to a three-year, $116,706 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture jointly awarded to UVM and Cornell, all-but-wild shiitake mushrooms like Andy Bojawanowi’s are increasingly common in markets in Vermont, New York and surrounding states. Read the story.
A nicknack on a desk or a picture on an office wall may tell a story. Hear Professor Ingrid Nelson talk about her favorite items in her office -- capulanas, collected while conducting research in Mozambique.
Generations of UVM students have learned about reporting and editing, photography and layout, late nights and immovable deadlines and the thrill of a byline at the Vermont Cynic.
Alumna Sasha Fisher '10 has wasted no time putting her self-designed "human security" major to use. Spark MicroGrants, the non-profit she co-founded, has helped people in eastern Africa achieve security of one kind or another, by funding projects to improve access to education, clean water, healthcare, food and more.