Aiken Lecture Series

Author Jonathan Safran Foer Joins UVM for George D. Aiken Lecture Series

As an award-winning novelist and not a climate scientist, Jonathan Safran Foer may seem like an unusual person to be giving advice as to how Americans can help to combat climate change. Like many, the author was struggling to find ways to make a positive impact on the environment on the individual level. As he […]

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Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Visits UVM as Part of George D. Aiken Lecture Series

When you earn a reputation as one of “the nation’s most aggressive and outspoken prosecutors” according to The New York Times and had a hand in high-profile cases such as Bernie Madoff and Wall Street firms, it’s not too surprising that folks will line up to hear what you have to say about today’s justice system. […]

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Author Michael Moss Exposes How the Food Giants Hooked Us

By Andrea Estey Have you ever snacked on a bag of salty, crunchy chips and gotten the feeling that you just couldn’t stop? You’re not alone. That irresistible sensation is completely by design. It’s just one of the ways the processed food industry tempts us to eat more of “the food we hate to love,” […]

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Author Michael Moss to Speak at UVM Aiken Lecture Nov. 1

Best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 George D. Aiken Lecture Series on Nov. 1 at the UVM Ira Allen Chapel. Moss is the author of the New York Times’ bestseller, “Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.” His writing focuses on the food […]

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