Meet the Food SURFers

Our summer undergraduate researchers are May's food systems researchers of the month.
Picture of silhouette of Old Mill building on UVM's campus. Text reads: Food SURF, Undergraduate research supported by the FSRC

We are very excited to feature our 10 undergraduate students who will be working alongside UVM researchers this summer to study pressing issues in food systems. UVM's Fellowships, Opportunities, & Undergraduate Research (FOUR) office supports the Summer Undergraduate Research...

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Olivia Vought

Senior Olivia Vought Sets Her Sights on Climate Research and Heads into a PhD Program

“I have always been interested in climate change work and feel it is an important ecological problem to which I would like to contribute through research,” said University of Vermont senior Olivia Vought ‘21, an Environmental Sciences major in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.

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Nisha pours liquid from a graduated cylinder in a lab

Nisha Nadkarni Integrates Community Engagement and Watershed Science

Senior Nisha Nadkarni ’20, is an Environmental Sciences major in the University of Vermont (UVM) Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. She combined her academic work with her interests in community development and water quality to engage with local residents to improve stormwater quality in the Lake Champlain watershed.  

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