UVM Adviser-Graduate Student Duo Awarded Prestigious HHMI Gilliam Fellowship

The fellowship aims to support scientific leaders committed to advancing diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
two women in research lab

Plant and soil science PhD student Erika Bueno, together with her advisor, associate professor Yolanda Chen, have been awarded a 2020 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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Luis Alexis Rodríguez-Cruz Selected as Recipient of 2020 Switzer Fellowship

Food Systems PhD Candidate Luis Alexis Rodríguez-Cruz was recently selected as a recipient of a 2020 Switzer Foundation Fellowship award. He is one of 20 recipients from across the country to receive this prestigious fellowship.

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Passion for Problem-Solving

Searching for solutions, focusing on details, and collaborating with a team to improve a process — for graduate student Lorrie Blais, these are the best parts of her job as a technician in the Vermont Department of Health laboratory. They are also what she loves most about her courses at UVM.

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