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Phoebe Spencer, recent grad of UVM's Gund Institute, was recently hired by the World Bank


Banking For Change: Gund Alum Joins World Bank

Phoebe Spencer always wanted to go beyond the hallowed halls of academia to apply her expertise in economic inequality and environmental issues to real-world problems. And that’s exactly what the University of Vermont grad is doing.

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Global Kids Study: More Trees, Less Disease

Children in watersheds with greater tree cover are less likely to experience diarrheal disease, the second leading cause of death for kids under the age of five.

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subdivision in forest


Report: Vermont Losing 1,500 Acres of Forest Every Year

New England has been losing forestland to development at a rate of sixty-five acres per day—and Vermont is losing 1,500 acres of forest every year—according to a new report released today by the Harvard Forest and a team of authors from across the region including two scientists at the University of Vermont.

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Historic UVM buildings on University Row


UVM Hosting National Summit on Emerging Climate Economy

The University of Vermont is hosting the Catalysts of the Climate Economy (cc:econ) September 6-8, a national innovation summit that will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders to gear up for the next stage of economic development and prosperity in a low-carbon future. The event's goal is to accelerate ...

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Gund Family Donates $6 Million to Create Institute for Environment at UVM

A $6 million gift will establish the Gund Institute for Environment, UVM's first university-wide environment institute.

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Deep in Cree Country

The packing list for professor Dave Massell’s History 395 field trip reads in part: “. . . long underwear; warm boots (Bean boots with extra socks OK; boots with felt liners good); TWO sleeping bags.” Certainly not luggage for a typical spring break itinerary.

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