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Alice Fothergill, Lori Peek

08-27-2015

Sociology Professor's New Katrina Book Details Long-Term Impact on Children

The vulnerability of children was starkly apparent in Hurricane Katrina, the most disruptive and destructive disaster in modern U.S. history.

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08-25-2015

Littenberg and Colleagues Approved for $18.5 Million PCORI Research Funding Award

A University of Vermont-led research team has received approval for $18.5 million in funding to study whether patients with both medical and behavioral problems do better when their primary care physicians work in combination with behavioral health professionals including psychologists and social workers.

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kids consuming fewer fruits and vegetables despite USDA mandate

08-19-2015

New Study: School Children Consuming Fewer Fruits and Vegetables Despite USDA Mandate

One of the first studies to measure food consumption in schools before and after the implementation of a controversial mandate by the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirms what school lunch officials initially feared and subsequently witnessed: students putting fruits and vegetables into the trash instead of their mouths.

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Jean Harvey

08-18-2015

UVM Part of $3.1 Million NIH Grant to Test New Online Weight Loss Approach

A $3.1 million grant awarded to the University of Vermont and the University of South Carolina by the National Institutes of Health could play a part in curbing the nation’s obesity epidemic, expected to cost the United States about $900 billion by 2030, if present trends continue.

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UVM Proctor Maple Research Center

08-17-2015

UVM Proctor Maple Research Center to Provide Pure Maple Syrup to UVM Dining

UVM Dining will be offering maple syrup from the University of Vermont’s own Proctor Maple Research Center (PMRC), starting this fall. PMRC’s Grade A Dark maple syrup will be the standard across the campus’ nine dining locations.

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07-21-2015

Four Innovative Research Project Proposals Earn SPARK-VT Funding at UVM

University of Vermont Vice President for Research Richard Galbraith, M.D., Ph.D., has announced that four UVM research teams have each been awarded seed grants – ranging from $25,000 to $50,000 – to help move their innovative work one step closer to the marketplace. The researchers were among six finalist teams who pitched ...

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