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04-29-2016

Student Research, Creativity, Innovation on Display at Annual Conference

Ever since she was 15, Nora Awadallah has dreamed of joining the Society for Neuroscience. So getting to present at their annual conference — as a UVM sophomore — was, well, if you look at her Instagram that captures the moment last October, best described as equal parts heart-eyed and wide-eyed emoji wonderment.

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04-28-2016

Students Implement Prof's Research-Based 'Fit Kids' Program

It’s a weekday morning, and senior Reuben Brough is running around a gym at King Street Youth Center waving his hands in the air and screeching like a cheetah. A stream of children is in hot pursuit of him and four other UVM students who implore the preschoolers to “catch the cheetah.”

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A firefighter surveys a forest fire at night.

04-27-2016

Insect Outbreaks Reduce Wildfire Severity

As wildfire season approaches, a surprising UVM study shows that insect outbreaks can dampen future forest fire severity. 

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04-25-2016

Toth’s NCI Grant Will Test Muscle-rebuilding Strategy in Breast Cancer Patients

He’s not a personal trainer, but University of Vermont Associate Professor of Medicine Michael Toth, Ph.D., has an idea for counteracting the muscle loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients. What causes this loss in muscle loss – or atrophy – with cancer and its treatment is still not known, but Toth believes that the ...

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04-25-2016

April 28: Student Research Conference

Only the curious need attend Thursday, April 28, when UVM presents and celebrates student investigation, discovery, creativity and insight. It’s the 10th annual Student Research Conference, where nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate students will fill the fourth floor of the Davis Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to share their ...

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04-25-2016

Transforming Teaching with Twitter

Imagine a teaching tool so effective that students look forward to using it in class and continue to seek out new information with it after the school day ends. New research offers powerful evidence that Twitter, if used properly, can produce these outcomes among middle school students and enhance the way children learn in the ...

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