• Success in Cheesemaking

    Graduates share their stories transitioning from UVM to careers in the artisan cheese industry, and offer tips for post-grad success. Read more >>

  • sheep in vineyard

    Grazing Amongst the Grapevines

    CALS researchers and alumni explore the benefits of an unconventional pairing: sheep and vineyards. Read more.

  • The Class of 2019 Goes Forth

    Dean Thomas Vogelmann gives a final send off to nearly 500 graduates of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Read more.

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    Making Climate Change Personal

    Professor Trisha Shrum is addressing climate change through parenting, storytelling and advocacy. Read more about her organization, DearTomorrow, and recent forum held at the United Nations. 

  • smartphone app and salad bowl

    Nutrition Research Spotlight

    New research from the Department of Nutrition & Food Sciences shows dietary self-monitoring - the single, most effective weight-loss strategy - takes less than 15 minutes a day. Read more.

  • cow and girl standing in front of a barn

    UVM CREAM Rises to the Top

    2018 was a banner year for the UVM teaching herd - and the students who run it. Read more.

  • greenhouse and students

    Local Farms as Living Laboratories

    Innovative UVM grant program engages advanced agroecology students and research fellows in meaningful research that benefits local farms.

  • students and professor at table

    Learning by Doing

    A service-learning approach to teaching research methods offers important lessons in campus sustainability.

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    Building Berms and Common Ground

    Students in Local Community Initiatives course partner with organizations in Burlington to help build social capital.

Our science is grounded in humanity.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers dynamic programs in the life and social sciences, with a focus on nutrition and food science, human and animal health, communication, entrepreneurship, sustainable and resilient communities, and the complex web of food systems. Explore our diverse portfolio of majors: Biochemistry, Community and International Development, Plant and Animal Sciences, Biology, Food Systems, Public Communication, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics to name a few.

Our rich array of internships and research experiences empowers students to become doers. We challenge students to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation, imparting the knowledge, skills, and values to become the next generation of informed citizens, thinkers and leaders. Our sciences are grounded in humanity for students who want to make a difference in the world.

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