Craft Brewing in Disruption: Coronavirus Pandemic Survival Strategies

  After two years of planning, securing $3.2 million in funding, construction nearly completed and ten employees hired, Chris Kessler was hoping to see his Black Flannel Brewery and Distillery open in Essex, Vermont, on May 1st of this year. Then, of course, COVID-19 struck. “We were about 85% done, so we had to make […]

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Webinar: How to Protect Public Health as States Reopen

Retail stores, restaurants, child care centers, and hotels are starting to reopen. However, it’s anything but business as usual in Vermont. Governor Phil Scott recently extended the State of Emergency in Vermont to July 15. Meanwhile, state data and modeling show that the overall spread of COVID-19 continues to be limited, even as the state […]

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Perspectives on Early and Middle Level Education in Disruption due to Coronavirus Pandemic

By Kate Whitney Parents and caregivers nationwide are struggling with their new role facilitating the remote academic development of their children due to the coronavirus pandemic. But beyond the memes and jokes about the drink in mommy’s sippy cup, the transition from school to remote learning has many searching for strategies to foster a positive […]

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Post-Bacc Premed Student Creates Virtual Comedy Show to Support COVID-19 Relief Fund

Update: Maisie and her team of comedians raised over $1,300. “I am so thrilled and filled to the brim with gratitude for the outpouring of support from coast to coast!! Friends from LA, SF, Sacramento, Chicago, NYC, and Vermont tuned in,” said Laud.   UVM Post-Bacc Premedical student Maisie Laud has a combined passion for […]

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