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Online Degree Completion Instructor Authors New Book on Vermont’s Migrant Farm Workers

By Jeffrey Wakefield Since the late 1990s, undocumented Mexican and Central American farm workers on Vermont’s dairy farms have been instrumental in helping bring milk, cheese, yogurt,... Continue Reading

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How to Design Public Health Research Surveys

Surveys are one of the cornerstones of public health research. Depending on whether questions are conducted by phone, mail, online, or in person, public health surveys can... Continue Reading

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UVM Is: Physical Plant Director Salvatore “Sal” Chiarelli Motivates and Innovates

Sal Chiarelli strives to bring out the best in people. As director of UVM’s Physical Plant Department, which maintains 6 million square feet of facilities, Chiarelli is... Continue Reading

Cannabis Plant Biology Program
New Cannabis Plant Biology Program Focuses on Horticulture and Post-Harvest Best Practices

Cannabis-based products, including hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD), are marketed as improving health, but few regulations exist to ensure product quality. Horticulture, extraction, and storage practices are critical to... Continue Reading

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Legal Issues in Higher Education Spotlight: Seth Gilbertson

By Kate Whitney Higher education is one of the most heavily regulated sectors in the United States, with a diverse and ever-changing roster of legal issues competing... Continue Reading