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A Birthing Doula Shares the Significance of End of Life Care

Birth doula Francesca Arnoldy realized the power of end of life care when her grandfather was dying at his home in Massachusetts. During his final days, his... Continue Reading

James Beard Foundation Scholarships
Farmer Training Alum and Food Systems Student Awarded James Beard Foundation Scholarships

By Alison Nihart Two UVM students are recipients of a prestigious scholarship from the James Beard Foundation National Scholars Program, which awards $20,000 scholarships to ten students... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Jean Harvey Mentoring the Next Generation of Nutrition and Food Professionals

A one-credit elective opened Professor Jean Harvey’s eyes to the world of nutrition. While pursuing a biology degree at Penn State in the 1980s, Professor Harvey enrolled... Continue Reading

end of life doula
What Kind of Care Do Patients Want at the End of Life?

What happens when there’s nothing more a doctor can do? A new wave of research sheds light on what patients want at the end of life. Despite... Continue Reading

agroecology professor Ernesto Mendez
UVM Is: Ernesto Méndez Creating Positive Change in the Agroecology Movement

Agroecology is finding a mainstream audience in the world of international food and agricultural policy. For Professor Ernesto Méndez, that’s good news. Méndez, a professor in the... Continue Reading