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UVM geologist Paul Bierman on melting ground in Greenland.

12-08-2016

Greenland On Thin Ice?

The ice sheet covering Greenland is four times bigger than California — and holds enough water to raise the global sea level more than twenty feet if it were to melt. Today, sea levels are rising, and the melting of Greenland is a major contributor. UVM geologist Paul Bierman from the College of Arts and Sciences and his ...

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Greenland ice and mountains

12-07-2016

Greenland on Thin Ice?

The ice sheet covering Greenland is four times bigger than California — and holds enough water to raise global sea-level more than 20 feet if most of it were to melt. Today, sea levels are rising, and the melting of Greenland is a major contributor. Understanding how fast this melting might proceed is a pressing question for ...

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Laura Lewis Autsim Study

12-05-2016

Study: Diagnosis Can Bring Sense of Belonging to Adults With Autism

For most of his life, Kevin Hughes has felt like an outsider. A loner as a child, the 65-year-old comedian struggled socially as a teenager and lacked friends as an adult, often offending people without knowing why.

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Trump on the campaign trail

11-30-2016

Presidential Expert John Burke Talks Trump Transition

Every four years, John Burke, the John G. McCullough Professor of Political Science, is in high demand as the foremost expert on presidential transitions. This year is no exception as he's already apperared on CNN, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Financial Times, The Hill, The Globe and Mail and New Republic, among others. His book ...

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Judy Shaw, Ed.D, M.P.H., R.N.

11-29-2016

Shaw and VCHIP Partner with UCSF on $13 Million Children’s Quality Measures Study

The Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP) and Judith Shaw, Ed.D., M.P.H., R.N., executive director of the VCHIP and University of Vermont professor of pediatrics and nursing, will play a significant role in a $13.4 million multicenter pediatric quality measures study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and ...

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11-18-2016

Healthcare Policy Focus of Fourth Legislative Summit

The University of Vermont hosted its fourth annual Legislative Summit on Wednesday, November 16, in the Davis Center. Forty-two legislators attended this year’s event, titled Healthcare: Issues and Opportunities for Policy Makers, to engage with faculty experts on a topic the legislature will grapple with in a variety of forms ...

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