Securing Clean Water for All

Asim Zia receives Fulbright Global Scholar Award to achieve access to clean water through community-based solutions and international diplomacy.

Water scarcity has been a source of regional conflict and wars throughout human history. As the world’s fresh water becomes increasingly scarce due to accelerating climate change, cooperation among countries, regions and villages who share water resources across borders will be critical to ensuring an equitable distribution of water.

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UVM Study Highlights Impacts of Pandemic on Vermonters’ Wellbeing

New research from the University of Vermont Center for Rural Studies (CRS) finds that three months into Governor Phil Scott’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, Vermonters experienced increased loneliness, but less stress about their personal finances and greater confidence in local government than prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UVM Launches New Doctoral Program in Sustainable Development

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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