Burlington Region Recognized by the United Nations University for its Sustainability Education Programs
This week, Vermont’s Greater Burlington Region received official designation as a Regional Center of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development by the United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies of Sustainability. The region, which includes the Vermont portion of the Lake Champlain Basin, is one of 136 ...
The Princeton Review has released its sixth annual guide to the most environmentally responsible colleges — a listing of the schools with “the most exceptional commitments to sustainability based on their academic offerings and career preparation for students, campus policies, initiatives, and activities.” The University ...
UVM student Sophia Hoffacker ’17 has been awarded the Udall Scholarship, a prestigious, nationally competitive award for sophomores and juniors who are committed to careers related to environmental or Native American issues. Udall Scholars have demonstrated strong leadership and excellence in the classroom.
What do you get when you put twenty-seven wildlife biologists in a UVM classroom with 12,088 woodcock wings? This might sound like the set-up for a Far Side cartoon, but the correct answer is a “Woodcock Wingbee.” The goal of the wingbee? To help understand and protect populations of this upland bird species, a favorite of ...
Fly fishing in Mongolia for the world’s largest trout species, Hucho taimen, may be a fly fisherman’s dream, but for Frances Iannucci, a senior honors student in UVM’s Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, it was all about serious research last summer. Mongolia’s inland rivers, including the Eg-Uur, are ...
University of Vermont researchers testified to state lawmakers yesterday that climate change is real and caused by human activity.