*+-News Release — Vermont Monitoring Cooperative Contact Info: Jennifer Pontius, Principal Investigator Carl Waite, Program Coordinator [email protected] Vermont Monitoring Cooperative (VMC) 705 Spear Street South Burlington, VT 05403 (802) 656-0683 www.uvm.edu/vmc This report is available at: http://www.uvm.edu/vmc/about/annual_report/2013 In 2014, principal investigators from several of VMC’s flagship monitoring programs collaborated with VMC staff to produce a systems […]
*+-For immediate release: February 6, 2015 Burlington, VT UVM Students Protest Fossil Fuel Investments, Demand Reinvestment at Board Meeting Dozens of students interrupted University of Vermont Trustees at their meeting on Friday morning. The demonstration was the eighth consecutive Board meeting that students demanded divestment of the endowment’s fossil fuel stocks and reinvestment in the “just economy”. […]
*+-On Thursday, January 29 at 7 p.m., Brattleboro will have a chance to form its own opinion of this singular Vermont scholar when Bryan appears at the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center (BMAC) to give a lecture entitled “Small is Beautiful: How America Benefits from Vermont’s Senatorial Presence.”
*+-Join leading policy makers, energy professionals, academics and students from both sides of the international border to discuss an increasingly important Quebec-Vermont/New England electric energy relationship. Registration is free until February 1.
*+-Renowned author Salman Rushdie’s sold-out January 14th appearance at the University of Vermont will be recorded live and aired in a weekend broadcast by Vermont PBS.
*+-UVM professor Emily Bernard will look at the transformation of beloved poet and activist Maya Angelou in a talk at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro on January 7 at 7:00 pm. Her talk, “Delicious to the Ear: The Inspiring Voice of Maya Angelou,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.
*+-Gov. Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont are pleased to again collaborate on the Vermont Governor’s Cabinet Graduate Internship Program for the upcoming spring semester.
*+-The Peace Corps today announced the 2014 rankings of the top volunteer-producing states and metropolitan areas across the country and Vermont ranked No. 1 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita for the second straight year.
*+-FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today that the University of Vermont (UVM) will expand its relationship with FirstLight to include a 10 Gbps connectivity upgrade.