From Geography to the White House and back to UVM

Former student brings her commitment to Democracy back to campus
Meg Little Reilly surrounded by green leafy trees

Meg Little Reilly ’01 buzzed around Washington, D.C., before she returned to Vermont a few years ago, moving from work in the nonprofit sphere to the Obama administration.

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A United States flag staked in the lawn among many others near the Davis Center.

A Conversation on 9-11

Twenty years ago, a new history professor was just getting their bearings on campus at the University of Vermont and teaching one of their first courses on Middle East history. In the Hudson Valley, a future international relations and counter-terrorism expert was beginning their second day of college at Vassar.

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Professor Emily Beam smiling with greenery behind her

Coping with Covid in Bangladesh: Professor’s Research Spans the Globe

At-risk students in Bangladesh are still hustling in school, despite the mounting challenges on their families during the Covid-19 pandemic.

That’s one conclusion of a research project this year by Emily Beam, an assistant professor in the Department of Economics.

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