Emi Nietfeld was like many high school seniors, dutifully filling out college applications. But unlike most other applicants, she was trying to get into an Ivy League school while writing college essays in the front seat of her Toyota Corolla, where she was living.
Michael Colburn has gone from conducting some of the finest musicians in the world to leading a Vermont group “that really welcomes all musicians without fear of being judged.”
Farmer Buzz Ferver wants to be the person to bring persimmons to Vermont’s cold growing climate. But his ambitions are broader — he’s developing a collection of nutritious nuts and seeds that can thrive in the region. It’s part climate project, part history project.
The Community News Service at The University of Vermont thinks it has an answer to this growing blight: student journalists.
“I would sit here with a heavy conscience if we had done nothing and had been faced with a dead child,” Dean Pineles said.
Nearly half of troops returning from post-9/11 deployments report having reintegration problems, almost double the number reported by earlier veterans.
You never know where you will hear chamber music in Vermont. You could encounter a string quartet performing in a bookstore. In a café. At a bar. Or a retirement community.
As countries around the world, including the U.S., confront rising authoritarianism, one country may offer insight into how democracy can triumph over minority rule.
With the end of widespread PCR testing for Covid-19, hospitals and public health officials — and journalists — are using different kinds of data to understand the ebbs and flows of the virus.
Rodney Smolla has been analyzing and arguing before the Supreme Court for decades.