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UVM Is: Ingrid Barcelo Bridges Academic Research with Grant Funding Expertise

Ingrid Barcelo, PhD, is a researcher at heart. The Girona, Spain, native, arrived at UVM shortly after earning her doctorate from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.  On any... Continue Reading

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Matt Mayberry Helps Companies Lead Change and Embrace Environmental Sustainability

Transforming a conventional business into a sustainable one is no easy task. All too often, managers and supervisors have difficulty anticipating challenges and are unable to see... Continue Reading

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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: 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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Farmer Training Student Digs Deep to Better Understand Food Policy

Allie Williams learned early on the importance of healthy food. While growing up in Houston and Memphis, her family had always put a big emphasis on cooking... Continue Reading