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02-05-2016

Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria

Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen ’00 G’09, was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds—when she discovered something strange: a DNA profile, from parasites in the mosquitoes, that she couldn’t identify.

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02-04-2016

UVM Enhances STEM Curriculum with Addition of Two Majors in Biomedical Engineering and Data Science

The University of Vermont added to its growing reputation as a leader in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education on Feb. 5 with the announcement of a new bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering and a bachelor of science degree in data science.

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02-04-2016

UVM Vaccine Testing Center to Play Role in Zika Virus Vaccine; Experts Answer Questions

The University of Vermont Vaccine Testing Center has announced that it will be involved in the clinical trials and research on a vaccine for Zika virus, which was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization on February 1, 2016.

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02-03-2016

Beyond Coaching

Spend a morning on Lake Champlain visiting Juniper Island aboard Fred Fayette's research vessel, the Neptune, and you'll learn something from the man at the helm. Like how sonar works, some of the curiosities that lie on the bottom of Lake Champlain, and the date (October 10, 1776) Benedict Arnold and fleet sailed north past ...

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Waterman Building

02-03-2016

New Service Supports Graduate Student Writers at UVM

While UVM’s Writing Center has supported undergraduate writers for more than 30 years, no comparable service has been available for graduate students — until now. This semester the new Graduate Writing Center opened its doors in Waterman, just next door to the computer lab. Staffed by four peer tutors from graduate programs ...

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02-02-2016

Lens on the Election

For 11 months, UVM alumnus Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist '09 has had access to the presidential campaign that few will ever experience. He’s the New York Times’ go-to photographer for coverage of the campaign in his home state of New Hampshire. Next week, his work documenting the race in this early primary state culminates as ...

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