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11-29-2016

Why Donald Trump Won't Change

"While I think that the President shapes the office to some extent, I also think the office shapes the President," John Burke tells CNN in this arcticle about Presidend-Elect Donald Trump. Every four years, Burke, the John G. McCullough Professor of Political Science, is in high demand as the foremost expert on presidential ...

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 Voice of America

11-03-2016

Elephant Poaching Hurting African Tourism

A UVM-led study on elephant poaching attracted strong media interest in the US and around the world. The research--published in Nature Communications, and co-led by UVM economist Brendan Fisher and others from UVM's Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, in collaboration with a team from the World Wildlife Fund, Cambridge ...

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The Washington Post

10-30-2016

To Train Doctors, Vermont School Shifts to Hands-on Learning

Over 150 media around the world covered the innovative teaching approach being implemented by UVM's Larner College of Medicine, made possible by a $66 million gift, the largest in the univerisity's history. The New York Times, ABC News, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Washington Post and Inside Higher Ed were among the media ...

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10-28-2016

Can a College Course on Birding Change the World? University of Vermont Says Yes

A University of Vermont class called Birding to Change the World was featured on the homepage of NBC News.com. In the class, environmental studies students at UVM act as "bird buddies" and mentors for fifth graders at a local elementary school, visiting a local wildlife refuge as group once a week. The class is funded through a ...

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