Sprawling mining operations in Brazil are destroying much more of the Amazon than previously thought, says the first comprehensive study of mining deforestation in the iconic rainforest.
Officials from EVERFI, a leading education technology innovator, presented the University of Vermont with the group’s prestigious Prevention Excellence Award at a special ceremony held on the UVM campus Tuesday. The award recognizes UVM’s commitment to adopting the highest standards in alcohol abuse prevention.
UVM’s Wellness Environment has again attracted national news attention. An Associated Press story on the program was picked up by media around the country this week.
Raul Hilberg, a towering figure in the field of Holocaust Studies who taught political science at the University of Vermont for 36 years, will be the subject of a three-day academic conference October 18-20 in Berlin on the tenth anniversary of his death.
If oceans warm at a rate predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the United Nation-sponsored group that assesses climate change research and issues periodic reports, expected financial losses caused by hurricanes could increase more than 70 percent by 2100, according to a University of Vermont study just ...