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10-16-2014

Piano Jazz Master, Ensemble in Residence at UVM Week of Oct. 20

Piano virtuoso Marcus Roberts, one of the brightest lights in contemporary jazz, and his ensemble, Modern Jazz Generation, will be in residence at the University of Vermont the week of Oct. 20 and will perform at the Flynn Theatre for the Performing Arts on Friday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. The UVM residency is co-sponsored by the Flynn ...

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Sanjay Sharma

10-15-2014

New Book Provides Template for Building a Sustainable Business, World

As more and more Americans choose to buy products from socially responsible companies, not practicing corporate social responsibility has proven damaging to the bottom line. Some companies have made social responsibility part of their organizational DNA, others use it merely as a public relations strategy, while an increasing ...

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opening celebration for VCET @ BTV

10-14-2014

Senator Leahy, Fairpoint, UVM Launch VCET@BTV

At an Oct. 14 ceremony, Senator Patrick Leahy, FairPoint, the University of Vermont and the Vermont Technology Council officially launched VCET@BTV, a co-working and technology accelerator space opened by the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET). Located in downtown Burlington in the FairPoint Technology Hub, the ...

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Michael Pollan

10-14-2014

UVM to Host an Evening with Michael Pollan, Oct. 30

Best-selling author Michael Pollan, a vocal advocate for change in America’s food systems, will speak at UVM Thursday, Oct. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Ira Allen Chapel. Pollan will participate in a question and answer conversation moderated by Amy Trubek, UVM associate professor of nutrition and food science and director of the Food ...

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10-14-2014

New Veterans Affairs Secretary, Sen. Sanders Encourage, Incentivize Students to Work for VA

Students from the College of Medicine and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences packed Carpenter Auditorium on Oct. 13 to hear U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders explain how they can access some of the $5 billion in new federal funds designated for college debt relief. 

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10-14-2014

UVM to Participate in China Town Hall Webcast with Jimmy Carter

The University of Vermont will join audiences in 70 locations from across the country on Thursday, Oct. 16 via live webcast from the Fleming Museum, room 101, for “China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections,” featuring a Q&A with former President Jimmy Carter.  

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