Assistant Professor Launches Directory of U.S. Social Enterprises

Weaver’s Social Enterprise Directory Goes Live on April 26

An increasing number of Americans are choosing to support businesses committed to addressing social issues in their community. Finding organizations dedicated to creating positive social change has proven challenging, however – until now.

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UVM Professor Travels to Russia to Study Seeds

Spending Spring Break in Russia studying seeds gathered throughout the world, Assistant professor Eric Bishop-von Wettberg was able to experience what no other professor had done before at UVM. Von Wettberg of Plant and Soil Sciences recently visited one of the world’s oldest and largest gene banks, known as the Pavlovsk Experimental Station, located in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Marley Myers at the Burlington Farmers' Market

A Summer of Food Entrepreneurship

This summer, twelve UVM students worked for Vermont food businesses as interns with the Next Generation Food Systems Internship program. Over the course of the summer, they churned ice cream, tended crops, marketed products, managed client accounts, and more, all with the goal of gaining professional experience with local value-added food entrepreneurs.

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