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CEMS Students Team with Engineers Without Borders to Recycle a Village’s Greywater

By Kim MacQueen They call it los meses de las vacas flacas – the months of the skinny cows. The phrase refers to the dry months in... Continue Reading

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The Right to Food: Power, Policy, and Politics in the 21st Century

All people deserve access to adequate, nutritious food. The complicated and provocative question for the fourth annual UVM Food Systems Summit on June 16-17 is how to... Continue Reading

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The Nile Project: Major International Sustainability and Music Project Comes to UVM

By Natalie Neuert A ground-breaking, innovative, and exciting program called the Nile Project will come to Burlington for a concert at the Flynn Center, followed by three... Continue Reading

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UVM Expert on Biofuel Energy Applies Research and Industry Advances Through Course, Textbook

In a world facing volatile gas prices and increasingly scarce resources, researchers are scrambling to find new sources of energy. Biofuels, derived from food crops, wood, grass,... Continue Reading

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Research and Education Drive Vermont’s Farm & Food Economy

By Matt Sayre The purpose of education is to promote social progress. Research universities, such as the University of Vermont, were founded on the belief that teaching... Continue Reading