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Invention 2 Venture conference

04-12-2015

Record Attendance at 10th Annual Invention 2 Venture Conference

When Invention 2 Venture launched 10 years ago, the tech transfer event drew about 70 attendees.   

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Chip Cole

04-08-2015

UVM Biostatistician Helps FDA Approve First Biosimilar Drug

Bernard “Chip” Cole got the call in late December. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration summoned the University of Vermont biostatistician for another mission. Since 2013, Cole, a professor of statistics in the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, has sat on an important FDA panel that assesses applications for ...

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Amanda Spears at wingbee

04-08-2015

What’s a Woodcock Wingbee?

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 ...

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James Hudziak

04-08-2015

This Is Your Brain at College

A residence hall with lots of amenities isn’t exactly big news in higher ed. But how about one with personal fitness and nutrition coaches for every student, daily yoga and tai chi instruction and round-the-clock meditation sessions, a mentorship program matching every student with a Burlington youth and a neuroscience course all students take taught by faculty in UVM’s highly ranked College of Medicine?

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Frances Iannucci conducting research in Mongolia

04-08-2015

Field Research in Mongolia Informs Senior's Thesis

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 ...

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bridge

04-02-2015

Before Bridges Fall Down

At the height of rush hour, on the evening of Aug. 1, 2007, an eight-lane steel truss bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis suddenly collapsed. Dozens of vehicles plunged into the water, and 13 people died.  Eric Hernandez, an expert on structural engineering at the University of Vermont, wants to make sure this ...

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