Mandatory Labels Reduce GMO Food Fears

Consumer attitudes toward genetically modified food improved by 19% after mandatory labeling in Vermont, compared to the rest of the U.S.
Jane Kolodinsky with GMO labeled food product

As the U.S. Department of Agriculture prepares guidelines for labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients, a new study from the University of Vermont reveals that a simple disclosure can improve consumer attitudes toward GMO food.

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Rachel Heath at Vermont Law School

First of UVM + VLS 3+2 Program Graduates Law School

Rachel Heath, Community and International Development '17 is the first student to graduate from the academic partnership program between the University of Vermont and Vermont Law School wherein students spend 3 years at UVM and 2 years at VLS, completing both their Bachelor's and Juris Doctorate degrees in a 5-year window.

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Students from CDAE 171 engaging with community members in Peru

Continuing Community Development in Peru

Community development–in its many forms–takes on problems facing real people; from creating sensible and resilient transportation systems, to helping provide access to housing,  to alleviating pressures from development or natural disasters, to addressing issues around food and more.

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