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Faculty Feature: Melissa Pespeni

Sea stars are an iconic symbol of the ocean. But in recent years, their existence on North America’s west coast has come under threat. Melissa Pespeni, an assistant professor of biology at UVM, is one of a small number of researchers looking for answers as to why the mysterious sea star wasting disease turns some species to ...

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UVM's new chiller and team


Easy to Miss: UVM’s Coolest New Building

With all the new buildings sprouting up on UVM’s central campus, it’s easy to overlook the university’s new chiller plant, which opened in July. 

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Students on UVM Aiken Center's Green Roof


UVM Earns Top Score in Princeton Review’s 'Green Rating Honor Roll'

The University of Vermont is one of only 24 universities nationwide to make the Princeton Review's “Green Rating Honor Roll” in recognition of sustainability-related practices, policies and academic offerings.

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Stuttering Camp counselor and camper


Learning to Listen

Starting at UVM’s first summer camp for children who stutter four years ago, 13 year-old Madison Denton has grown to be a nationally recognized advocate for her peers. The project that helped spark it all: creating a pamphlet, alongside other campers, for Ben & Jerry's employees that explained how best to interact with ...

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Faculty Feature: Wolfgang Mieder

Proverbs are woven into the fabric of American English; many of us use them in our daily lives without a second thought. But as Professor of German and Folklore Wolfgang Mieder notes, upon closer inspection, proverbs have much to tell us about our culture.

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