UVM Launches New Doctoral Program in Sustainable Development

Program Is Much Needed In-State and Out; A Good Match for Faculty Expertise
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The University of Vermont has launched a new doctoral program in Sustainable Development Policy, Economics and Governance. The new program will equip a rising generation of action-oriented researchers with the skills they’ll need to address sustainable development challenges in local, state, national and global communities. 

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Photo composite of the six researchers whose projects received COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund funding

Gund Supports Six COVID-19 Research Projects

The Gund Institute for Environment at UVM today announced six research projects supported by the Gund COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund. 

From an analysis of risks facing global refugees to an investigation of how environmental beliefs influence infection rates, these projects target the social and ecological impacts or drivers of the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Celebrating the Class of 2020

UVM’s 219th Commencement weekend looked a bit different this year, with graduates celebrating with their families, friends and neighbors around the globe rather than gathering on the University Green.

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