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From left, sophomore Gina Fiorile and professors Asim Zia, Lini Wollenberg and Jennie Stephens


Meet UVM’s COP21 Team

World leaders, academics and activists and will gather in Paris for the UN Climate Change Conference. Learn how UVM scholars will impact COP21.

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Vermont Youth Climate Summit


UVM Hosts Second Vermont Youth Climate Summit

The top floor of UVM’s Davis Center was crawling with teens Nov. 20, as the university held its second Vermont Youth Climate Summit. More than 120 Vermont high school students and teachers from 14 high schools gathered at the student center to create climate action plans designed to reduce the carbon footprint of their high ...

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UVM Food Systems internship


Taste-Testing a Career

Mia Finkle, UVM class of 2017, sits cross-legged on the floor of a first-grade classroom at Orchard School and rolls a head of cabbage to a student.

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UVM nursing students with seniors in service-learning course


Nursing Students, Senior Citizens Learn From Each Other

When Jason Garbarino asked his students at the beginning of his gerontology course if any of them planned to work with the elderly, only a few hands went up. That was before the students met the seniors living at the Residence at Shelburne Bay — and heard their stories.

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New Transdisciplinary PhD Program in Food Systems Offered at UVM

UVM's new transdisciplinary doctoral program in food systems is the first of its kind in the nation and will play a role in developing this emerging field of scholarship. The program requires students to master an array of theories and applications necessary to address our food systems challenges, with a focus on transdisciplinary ...

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Road to Ruins

Soot-blackened brick and rusted girders, a cavernous industrial space that for decades has been appealing only to damp pigeons and brazen graffiti artists, Burlington’s defunct Moran Power Plant still endures along the city’s revitalized waterfront.

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