Gund Institute Names 2023 Catalyst Award Winners

Top (L to R): Carol Adair and Raju Badireddy. Bottom: Leon Walls and Julia Perdrial.

The Gund Institute for Environment at the University of Vermont today announced $250,000 in Catalyst Awards for two new research projects tackling urgent U.S. water issues fueled by climate change.   

These seed grants will launch new UVM research on U.S. water quality threats from warming winters, and the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, where the largely Black community is...

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Justin Garwood, Shana Haines, Bernice Garnett, Colby Kervick, and Jessica Strollin-Goltzman

UVM Faculty Awarded $1.25 Million Grant to Prepare Higher Education Faculty Specializing in Social, Emotional-Behavioral Health and Inclusive Education

Funded by a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, UVM will launch Project RESILIENCY to train specialized and interdisciplinary leaders in the education of children and youth with or at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders.

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Chrstine Proulx and Jaz Routoon

Human Development and Family Science Program Welcomes New Scholars

Students interested in developing a deep interdisciplinary understanding of human development and how it informs skilled and ethical professional practice can find their calling in the Human Development and Family Science program within the College of Education and Social Services at UVM.

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