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Making of a Candidate: Bernie Sanders

Garrison Nelson, professor of political science, weighs in on Sen. Bernie Sanders' legacy as mayor of Burlington, Vermont. Watch the Meet the Press Daily segment...

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Wild Bee Decline Threatens U.S. Crop Production

A UVM-led study in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences provides the first national assessment and map of the status of wild bees in the United States. It shows a rising risk of disruption of U.S. crop production as these pollinators decline in key farming areas. Major media provided extensive coverage, including ...

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Slate publishes tribute to UVM Professor Alfred 'Tuna' Snider


Alfred C. Snider, Prominent Teacher of Debating, Is Dead at 65

The New York Times paid tribute to Alfred C. “Tuna” Snider, the University of Vermont’s beloved debate team director and an international legend in the arena of academic argument. Read the Times obituary...

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Beyond 'He' and 'She': The Rise of Non-Binary Pronouns

BBC News Magazine reports on how U.S. universities are making it easier for students to choose pronouns that best reflect their gender identity. "At the University of Vermont, which has led this movement," the story states, "students can choose from 'he,' 'she,' 'they,' and 'ze,' as well as 'name only' -- meaning they don't want ...

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