Graduate Student Wins Scholarship with Essay on Poop, Guts, Molecular Genetics

Hannah Lachance and Lake Champlain in winter

University of Vermont graduate student Hannah Lachance had a day’s notice to write a 300-word essay to apply for a $2000 Women in STEM Scholarship from Universities.com.

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Phoebe Spencer, recent grad of UVM's Gund Institute, was recently hired by the World Bank

Banking For Change: Gund Alum Joins World Bank

Phoebe Spencer always wanted to go beyond the hallowed halls of academia to apply her expertise in economic inequality and environmental issues to real-world problems.

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Kunal Palawat in lab

Kunal Palawat Makes Change Happen Through Environmental Research and Student Engagement

The University of Vermont was undergraduate Kunal Palawat’s (’18) second choice school, but he made the decision to come to UVM as an environmental sciences major in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. He now acknowledges it was the best decision he could have made.

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