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05-18-2016

Agricultural Emissions 'Reality Check'

The BBC reports on research, led by UVM scientist Lini Wollenberg, that shows that even if world-wide agriculture implements all of today’s best practices for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, it will fall short of what is needed—and block the goals of the recent Paris climate change agreement. Read the story...

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04-13-2016

How America’s Best Idea Can Be Colleges’ Best Opportunity

The Chronicle of Higher Education has published Professor Robert Manning's thoughts on the value of the national parks to students and researchers. "As American colleges and universities continue to revolutionize their curricula through high-impact practices that include student engagement with real places and problems, and ...

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04-07-2016

A Hole Punched Through History

CNN spotlights Ground, a compelling photo book assembled by Bill McDowell, professor of art, which shares the hole-punched negatives of photos commissioned by a federal agency to document the plight of farmers during the Great Depresseion.

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04-04-2016

What Inhibits Eye Contact During Emotional Conversations?

National news outlets are reporting on UVM research on autism spectrum disorder and eye contact. The study, led by Tiffany Hutchins, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, reveals that children with the developmental disability fixate longer on a speaker’s mouth rather than the eyes when the conversation ...

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