UVM Alumni, Cheesemakers Offer Advice for Post-Grad Success

In a recent panel discussion, graduates of UVM’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences shared their stories transitioning from UVM to careers in the artisan cheese industry.
four cheesemakers

Four local alumni convened at UVM’s Davis Center in November for a panel discussion on their path to careers in the Vermont artisan cheese industry. None of them started their undergraduate journey with the intention of becoming cheesemakers, but through coursework, internships and personal connections they made, each found their way to cheese. Or maybe, cheese found them.

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moose in the wild

Moose Genetics Offer New Clues for Wildlife Management

Moose have been the subject of intensive study in recent years in the Northeastern U.S., largely due the growing problem of winter ticks that have had a negative impact on the region’s moose population. Most research has focused on the links between landscape conditions and the survival and reproduction of moose.

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two women working presenting to a group

The Power of Relationships

What do two community development professors, a business analyst for a value-added processing firm in Burlington, a saffron grower from Iran, a community supported agriculturalist from Ecuador, and a third year University of Vermont student have in common? A place at the table.

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