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Is the Local Food Movement Creating More Jobs?

The United States Department of Agriculture announced Monday that it will spend $52 million to support local and regional food systems and encourage research on organic farming.... Continue Reading

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The Importance of Cultural Diversity in Health Care

As America undergoes health care reform, it’s important to consider what “universal access” means in a country undergoing significant demographic change. For health care experts like Patricia... Continue Reading

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Entry Level Actuary Jobs are on the Rise

When Liberty Mutual Group, one of the largest employers of actuaries in the United States, visited the University of Vermont eight years ago to recruit students, only... Continue Reading

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Finding Job Satisfaction Through a Career in Food Systems

By Joshua E. Brown Rachel Hong, 43, was a lawyer in a “small litigation boutique,” she says, in Seattle. In November of 2013, she quit her well-paying... Continue Reading

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6 Vermont Fall Drives to Explore this Season

During foliage season, there are so many Vermont fall drives to choose from that it’s pretty hard to go wrong. Whether you go leaf-peeping on a meandering... Continue Reading