Monthly Archives: June 2018

Mandatory Labels Reduce GMO Food Fears

By Rachel C. Leslie  As the U.S. Department of Agriculture prepares guidelines for labeling products that contain genetically modified ingredients, a new study from the University of Vermont reveals that a simple disclosure can improve consumer attitudes toward GMO food. … Continue reading

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The Dirt on Farming and Greenhouse Gases

By Sarah Tuff Dunn The thousands of farms that quilt Vermont’s landscape, from the southern foothills of the Green Mountains to the shores of Lake Champlain and the Quebec border, have long made the state an icon of bucolic, healthy … Continue reading

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UVM Alumna Helps Pioneering Cheesemakers Look to the Future

By Melissa Pasanen Seven Days  On a sunny morning in early May, Marjorie Susman walked by bright tulips and daffodils, past the greenhouse, and down the stone stairway to the Orb Weaver Farm cheese room to start the season’s penultimate Monday … Continue reading

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UVM Students Get a Taste of Leadership

What are the functions and styles of leadership? Is leadership hierarchical or horizontal? Authoritative or laissez-faire? Is it influential, collaborative, strategic, or hands on? If you ask this question to Continuing and Distance Education Dean Cynthia Belliveau, Ed.D., she’ll tell … Continue reading

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