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Post-doc researcher Leif Richardson; Deborah Neher, professor of plant and soil science; Sen. Patrick Leahy; Tom Vogelmann, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; and Nancy Mathews, dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.

07-17-2015

Sen. Leahy, UVM Officials Highlight Cutting-Edge Research Made Possible by 2014 Farm Bill

The University of Vermont welcomed Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) to the Miller Research Farm on July 17 to highlight some of the research projects and programs developed with the $15 million in grants and funding Leahy helped secure as a lead negotiator of the 2014 Farm Bill.  

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students at work creating compost system

07-15-2015

Cultivating Collaboration from the Bahamas to Vermont

Beside the garden at Champlain Elementary School, students from the University of Vermont and South Andros High School in the Bahamas work together to level the land for a compost system.

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Stuart Hart

07-14-2015

Prof's New Book Further Develops Base of Pyramid Business Model

More than a dozen years have passed since Professor Stuart Hart co-authored the landmark paper “The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid” offering a blueprint for companies wanting to turn a profit while also lifting the world’s poorest people out of poverty. Two books would follow along with major investments from ...

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Peyton Leveillee

07-12-2015

Summer Internships: The New Bottom Line

One of Sanjay Sharma’s primary goals when he was hired as dean of the School of Business Administration in 2011 was to increase the number of students completing summer internships. With only 30 percent doing so at the time, he set an ambitious goal of more than doubling that number. 

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Peace Corps service

07-02-2015

UVM Now Offering Peace Corps Prep Program

The University of Vermont — one of the most prolific universities producing Peace Corps volunteers after graduation — has deepened its connection to the Peace Corps and to global service by becoming an official Peace Corps Prep institution.

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Stephen Cutler, professor emeritus of sociology.

06-29-2015

Professor Emeritus Receives Fulbright Specialists Award

Stephen J. Cutler, professor emeritus of sociology and former Bishop Robert F. Joyce Distinguished University Professor of Gerontology at the University of Vermont, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Romania at the University of Bucharest during October, 2015.

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