Latest UVM CDE Blog Posts

opening a brewery
An Engineer Pours His Heart & Soul into Opening a Brewery in Mexico

Engineer and craft beer enthusiast Fred Kilpatrick is setting his sights on opening a brewery and taproom in Mérida, Mexico in 2018. Fred, who divides his time... Continue Reading

Amy Trubek
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

Professional end-of-life doulas
Filling a Critical Gap in End-of-Life Care

By Cabot Creamery Co-operative Death is a natural part of life.  Even so, talking about death feels anything but natural. According to the National Palliative Care Center,... Continue Reading

international education
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

undocumented migrant workers
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