What's the oil in your cookie? Forest clearing to create cropland for palm oil plantations is devastating vast swaths of southeast Asia, arguably the hottest of the world’s biodiversity hotspots. Renowned biologist David Wilcove has studied the impacts of both forestry and agriculture on the region’s plants and animals. He ...
The Center on Aging at the University of Vermont has announced the winners of the 2014 Armin Grams Memorial Research Award.
Eleanor Miller, professor of sociology and former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a Fulbright research grant to study Portugal’s shift from criminalizing drug use to a treatment-based model for supporting addicts. In the spring of 2015 Miller will be based in Lisbon at Universidade Nova’s law school, ...
Professor and pianist Paul Orgel will perform a solo recital featuring music by Ernest Chausson, Josef Suk, and Max Reger on Sunday, March 2, 3:30 p.m., at the UVM Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
An internet search for Stephanie Seguino, UVM professor of economics, will turn up academic papers, her affiliation with the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, where she spent her 2013 sabbatical year, and, less predictably, a website of her photography. Seguino is a macroeconomist studying the impact ...
With dozens of easels arranged on adjoining tables displaying a parade of striking architectural renderings, a gala city event appeared to be under way at Union Station on the Burlington waterfront last Saturday afternoon.