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    Summer 2024 Issue

    Genetic diversity of crops is vital in an ever-changing climate. UVM researchers are working to strengthen the food system by diversifying our seed supply.


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Pitch Perfect

In April, Pippa Scott, a high school junior from Killington, Vt., won the grand prize at the University of Vermont’s inaugural Vermont Pitch Challenge, the nation’s only university pitch competition that offers outstanding high school entrepreneurs a chance to secure a full-tuition scholarship in recognition of their innovative ventures. Scott captured the judges' attention at UVM with an inspiring business proposal for her already-established nonprofit, Ride for Mental Health. Her transformative program raises awareness about and provides support to kids and teens struggling with mental health, through a focus on action sports.

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Taking Off

In the fall of that year, UVM writers told the story of a small group of these students as they began their UVM journey: one that started with masks and social distancing and, as the UVM community rallied to safely come through the pandemic, added close friendships, and deep learning and research experiences. For some, their planned pathways were confirmed. For others, their UVM experience revealed new directions to explore. But these five and, indeed, all the members of the Class of 2024, are veterans of a unique experience. And now they’re ready to take flight.

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