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New York Times Profiles UVM Alumna Hired by Google to Head its Cloud Business

Diane B. Greene, mechanical engineering graduate of the Class of 1976, has been chosen to lead and expand Google’s Cloud business, the New York Times reports.

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On Reddit, Ask Professor Josh Bongard Anything about Robots

Got 'bot questions? Robotics expert and University of Vermont professor of computer science Josh Bongard may have answers. He and his graduate student, Mark Wagy, were on the hugely popular online site Reddit on Friday November 6, fielding questions from around the world on the topic: crowdsourcing robot design.

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Apps: There's a Class for That

To pick up extra cash, junior computer science major Mike Skwar works at two stores around Burlington, and there’s one thing he and his colleagues dread. We “are more than fed up with receiving phone calls ad nauseam about whether or not Heady Topper is in stock,” he groans. So Skwar is designing a mobile app that relies on ...

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UVM Start-Up Wins $1 Million Technology Transfer Grant

University of Vermont start-up company E.A.S.Y. LLC  has received a $1 million Phase II Small Business Technology Transfer grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a commercial prototype for a digital printer that will translate conventional graphics to raised-line versions for the blind they are able to read and ...

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BioTek Donates to University of Vermont Regenerative Medicine Research

BioTek Instruments recently donated $10,000 to the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division at the University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine in Burlington, Vt., to support the program’s research into lung health and disease. A multi-disciplinary team of UVM engineers, physicians, researchers and senior engineering students ...

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UVM’s Home State Ranked #5 in the Nation for Start-Ups

In the just released Kauffman Index of  Startup Activity, the Kauffman Foundation has ranked the University of Vermont’s home state of Vermont #5 in the country for business start-ups. 

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