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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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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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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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University of Vermont Classes Trying to Change Campus Health

The University of Vermont’s Wellness Environment was featured on CBS Evening News, the third major news outlet to cover the innovative program. Students in the WE program take a neuroscience course called Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies taught by faculty in UVM’s College of Medicine and live in a substance-free residence hall ...

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