Prof Pursued Chemistry as Career, Researches Cancer Cell Enzyme

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Since arriving at UVM, Erik Ruggles has pursued a passion he first found in high school.

Ruggles, then a high school junior, was intrigued with the subjects covered by a charismatic chemistry teacher, especially inorganic and organic chemistry. He thought chemistry could be a career.

So, he earned a bachelor’s in chemistry from Ithaca College, and eventually he ended up at UVM in...

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New Award to Fund UVM Student’s Research After Graduation

A new initiative by a private foundation will allow a UVM Chemistry student to work with his faculty mentor on a phosphorus research project for a year after graduation.

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Glimmers of Gold

On March 25, the University of Vermont was delighted to announce that three students were selected to receive Goldwater Scholarships, the U.S. Congress’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.

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