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Amplifying a Quiet Force
In popular ski towns across the U.S., communities of Latinx immigrants work behind the scenes to keep the lights on in their towns. In her latest documentary, filmmaker Hilary Byrne ’11 explores the complex web of immigration laws that stifle this quiet workforce, and hits the slopes they turn to for temporary relief from life on the margins. Read more about Byrne. (Photo: Leslie Hittmeier)
"These Are Novel Living Machines"
A team of scientists is garnering international attention for their work building the world's first living robots. These tiny "xenobots" were designed on a supercomputer at UVM and assembled by biologists at Tufts—and they could help with everything from drug delivery to gathering microplastic in the oceans. Read more about the groundbreaking research. (Video: Ian Thomas Jansen-Lonnquist)