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07-21-2016

UVM President Tom Sullivan Appointed to Elevated NCAA Leadership Position

University of Vermont President Tom Sullivan has been selected to serve as the Vice Chair of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Division I Presidential Forum.

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An image of a sailboat on Vermont's Lake Champlain at sunset. The visual appearance of Lake Champlain – specifically, how clean its water looks – has a major effect on the state economy, a new UVM study finds. The research was made possible with support from the Lake Champlain Basin Program. Photo: Sally McCay.

07-20-2016

Price of Beauty? For Lake Champlain, it’s $17 Million Per Meter

New UVM research puts a hefty price tag on Lake Champlain’s natural beauty.

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07-13-2016

UVM Foundation Sets Multiple New Records for Fundraising at UVM

The University of Vermont Foundation set new records in its fundraising activities on behalf of the university during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2016, surpassing historic milestones reached a year ago for both commitments and receipts from donors.

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06-30-2016

Lee Earns Hood Foundation Grant for Rotavirus Vaccine Research in Bangladesh

University of Vermont researcher Benjamin Lee, M.D., is studying whether a higher dose will help make the rotavirus vaccine more effective in developing countries, where the disease causes more than 200,000 children’s deaths each year due to related dehydration. The vaccine has had less success preventing the diarrheal disease ...

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06-30-2016

Study Highlights Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops

A new study analyzing traffic stops in Vermont shows that black and Hispanic drivers are pulled over, searched and arrested far more often than whites, yet white drivers are more likely to be carrying illegal contraband. 

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Michael Voity, network engineer in UVM’s Telecommunications and Network Services office; Patrick Clemens, cyber specialist at Vermont EPSCoR, a consortium of Vermont colleges led by UVM; and Randy Spooner, director of Telecommunications and Network Services.

06-29-2016

Net Gain

On a Saturday afternoon in January, Vermont young adult author Sarah Stuart Taylor found herself immersed in an animated discussion about writing. After sharing writerly wisdom at the Young Writers Project writing workshop she was leading at the Kellogg Hubbard Library in Montpelier, Taylor had asked the 20 teens in attendance to ...

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