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Ready, Set, TREK
Student leaders and families gathered in the Davis Center last weekend to cheer on hundreds of new students embarking on TREK, a unique UVM program that kicks off the college experience with a week of service projects or wilderness adventures. (Photo: Cody Silfies)
Study: The Greener the green space, the happier people are
A first-of-its-kind study shows that visitors to urban parks use happier words and express less negativity on Twitter than they did before their visit. The effect was strongest in big green parks, a finding “that may help public health officials and governments make plans and investments,” says UVM’s Aaron Schwartz. Read more about the findings.