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UVM Helps Julia Zema Find a New Way to Approach Project Management

Spreadsheets used to make Julia Zema uneasy. As campaign manager for the Vermont-based Orvis fly fishing company, Zema project manages social media and public relations campaigns, as well as other initiatives. While Zema is successful at her job, she found herself intimated by certain project management tools. To help her enhance her skills and boost […]

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Career Options Await with an Anthropology Degree through New Online Degree Completion Program

By Emily Manetta If a student asks me, “what can I do with an anthropology degree?” I could answer simply “you can do anything with an anthropology degree!” While this is certainly true – our alumni go on to an amazingly diverse list of careers after graduation, perhaps the best way to illustrate the skills […]

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Building A Brewery Part 2: Branding for Success

There is no doubt that in order to succeed in the increasingly competitive craft beer industry, you need to make great beer. But what too many potential breweries fail to consider when planning their business, is how to best position their brand for success. In addition to making beer that customers want to drink, a […]

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Going Back to School Isn’t Just for Kids. Find a Course this Fall at UVM that Moves You Forward.

Fall isn’t just the time for kids to head back into the classroom, many grown-ups choose to restart their education by taking a class on-campus, online, in a seminar, or starting a graduate program. The reasons that people cite why they go back to school range from adding new skills to career advancement or even […]

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10 Benefits of Career Coaching

By Amanda Wormann   Making the decision to dive into a career change is something to be proud of, so congratulations on taking the first step. At this point, you’ve likely spent hours fine-tuning your resume, updating your LinkedIn profile, and scouring the Internet for great job opportunities in exciting fields. This process can feel […]

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Veterans and Students: Two UVM Anthropology Majors Reflect on Their Military Experience and UVM’s New Online Degree Completion Program

By Kate Whitney For many students, the traditional pathway to a college degree directly following high school isn’t always possible—or even a consideration—but as options and plans evolve, more and more nontraditional students are finding their way into university classrooms, both on-campus and online. Josh Peckenpaugh and Merisah Trisciuzzi recently spoke with us about their journey to […]

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UVM Drone Workshop to Highlight Safety, Planning & Data Collection

Unmanned aerial systems (UASs), commonly known as drones, made their debut in the military about a century ago. Only in the past few years have drones become more popular with increasing commercial interest. Researchers at UVM’s Spatial Analysis Laboratory are seeing a rising demand for drone instruction. “There’s so much interest as more and more […]

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Building a Brewery Part 1: The Foundation for Success in Craft Beer

If knowledge is power, former Air Force pilot turned commercial pilot Mark McClain just might be superman. Since he set his sights in 2017 on starting his own brewery in Pittsburg, Kansas, he has been collecting every bit of information possible in order to create a successful brew pub. From technical training on brewing from […]

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Best Practices and Successful Strategies for E-Commerce Merchandising

Successful e-commerce merchandising is all about making sales. But what happens in between setting up shop and selling online is critical for any online retailer. Everything from inventory, selection, price, product photos, and customer reviews are a must for competitive online merchandising. “Merchandising means getting the right products and the most attractive assortment that customers […]

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Top 5 Traits Breweries Look for in Craft Beer Industry Employees

Do you need to be an expert in craft beer to work in the industry? If you ask Celine Frueh, Human Resources Director at Allagash Brewing Company in Portland, Maine, the answer is no. Rather than an expertise in brewing, Frueh says that the best way to break into the craft beer industry is to […]

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