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06-22-2015

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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Adrian Del Maestro

05-20-2015

Building the World’s Smallest Faucet

We all know intuitively that normal liquids flow more quickly as the channel containing them tightens. Think of a river flowing through narrow rapids.

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05-15-2015

UVM Breaks Ground for STEM Complex, Largest Capital Project in University History

The University of Vermont officially broke ground May 15 on its $104 million STEM project, the largest capital project in UVM history.

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Matt Flego

05-04-2015

Local Inventors Pitch It, Fab It

Matt Flego makes cool-looking stools that have a wooden seat atop an intricate maze of thick metal, instead of legs. If Flego could trim his manufacturing cost, he said, he could keep his price at a more consumer-friendly $185 each. To do that, though, he needs equipment that he can’t find: a small-scale, computer-adjustable machine that bends and cuts wire. Right now, to create the twisted-metal base, he sends the wire out to a larger manufacturer.

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UVM student design

04-29-2015

UVM Students Design for NASA

As many students across campus close out the semester with final presentations to professors and peers, a team of four students has been preparing to show their work to a different audience: NASA engineers.

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A land-cover map developed by the Spatial Analysis Laboratory (SAL) using satellite imagery and other high-resolution inputs.  This type of map facilitates study of tree canopy and its relationship to the built environment, helping guide long-term monitoring and efforts to maintain and improve a community's green infrastructure.

04-06-2015

Spatial Analysis Lab Receives $400,000 Contract to Map Delaware River Basin

The Rubenstein School’s Spatial Analysis Laboratory (SAL) has received a $400,000 contract to map land cover in the Delaware River Basin. The University of Vermont (UVM) funding is part of a larger $1 million grant the William Penn Foundation awarded to Shippensburg University and includes a collaborating scientist from the U.S. ...

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