Rethinking Economics UVM Inaugural Event Brings Together Five Diverse UVM Economists

A group of faculty and event organizers posed together in the Davis Center at UVM at the Rethinking Economics event

Rethinking Economics UVM, a new club promoting diverse and open-minded approaches to teaching economics on campus, held its first event in the Davis Center Silver Maple Ballroom in late February 2023. The event brought together five professors with a diversity of economic thought across the University of Vermont (UVM) to discuss how to best address an array of society’s most pressing social...

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A man dumps food scraps from a bucket into a larger composter.

Vermont’s Food Waste Laws are Popular, But Vexing Issues Remain

Vermonters largely support laws on food scraps and single-use plastics, but some are confused about composting rules, and frustrated with the state’s inability to compost biodegradable containers and tableware. 

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Gund Affiliate Samantha Alger looks at bees.

New Vermont ‘Bee Team’ to Tackle Pollinator Threats

A new Vermont Pollinator Working Group will protect bees and other pollinators by targeting harmful pesticide use, while helping Vermont farmers to get to know the pollinators buzzing around their crops. 

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