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Amy Trubek Examines What Cooking Means in the Modern Age

My feelings about cooking are complicated. Sometimes I feel joy when I cook, and other times it’s more like shame. After reading “Making Modern Meals: How Americans... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Why Kim Howard Wants More Students to Study Abroad

Teaching in Japan was a life-changing experience for Kim Howard. After graduating from University of California, Berkeley, she lived in Japan for two years to teach, which... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Teresa Mares Studying the Challenges Faced by Migrant Dairy Workers

Near the Vermont-Canadian border, migrant dairy workers are grappling with food insecurity and increasing anxiety. Living on the dairy farms where they are employed, undocumented migrant workers... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Gary Derr Going the Distance for the Campus Community

Gary Derr is a popular guy on campus.  If you’re a student, staff, or faculty member, chances are you’ve received an email from Derr about campus services,... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Lisa Heldke Teaching the Tenets of Dewey Through Food

Food is a fundamental source of meaning and value in human life. For scholar Lisa Heldke, food is also the quintessential liberal arts topic. Heldke co-teaches the UVM John Dewey... Continue Reading