University of Vermont to host Catalysts of the Climate Economy Summit Sept. 6-8

News Release — Vermont Council on Rural Development August 3, 2017 Contact: Paul Costello (802) 223-5763 [email protected] Catalysts of the Climate Economy Summit Set for Vermont MONTPELIER, Vt. – Vermont will host the Catalysts of the Climate Economy (cc:econ), a three-day national innovation summit on September 6-8. Taking place at the University of Vermont in […]




University of Vermont associate professor awarded Fulbright

News Release — University of Vermont July 31, 2016 Contact: Jon Reidel [email protected] 802-656-8206 UVM’s Barri Tinkler Awarded Fulbright to Conduct Research on Refugee Integration Barri Tinkler, associate professor in the College of Education and Social Services at The University of Vermont, has been named a Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Child and Youth Mental […]



University of Vermont study finds health insurance costs hinder farmers

News Release — University of Vermont July 19, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield [email protected] 802-578-8830 New UVM Study: Health Insurance Costs Threaten Farm Viability According to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk factor that affects […]




National Institutes of Health awards University of Vermont for rural health

News Release — University of Vermont July 13, 2017 Contact: Sarah Keblin (802) 656-3099 [email protected] NIH Awards $20M to University of Vermont and Maine Medical Center To Address Rural Health Challenges Federally-funded Northern New England Clinical and Translational Research Network will engage academic medical centers and primary care networks across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. […]



University of Vermont faculty win grant to explore biology major

News Release — University of Vermont July 10, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield [email protected] 802-578-8830 UVM Faculty Win $300,000 NSF Grant to Explore “Making” of a Bio Major What can universities learn from the maker movement about teaching biology to undergraduate students? Can the world of making help universities get more creative students excited about careers […]



SPARK-VT competition winners announced

News Release — University of Vermont July 7, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield (802) 656-5799 (802) 578-8830 (mobile) UVM Announces Winners of SPARK-VT Faculty Pitch Competition Satellite Propulsion System, Drug for Treating Disease Called by Hantaviruses Are Winning Entries Two University of Vermont-affiliated research teams have been awarded SPARK-VT grants by the university to help commercialize […]



UVM students measure costs of unsold Vermont crops

News Release — Salvation Farms July 6, 2017 Contact: Theresa Snow [email protected] UVM students measure water and fuel costs of unsold Vermont crops A team of UVM undergraduates recently partnered with Salvation Farms, a Morrisville nonprofit, to calculate some of the environmental costs of crop loss in Vermont. Their report, An Analysis of the Environmental […]



Towns develop forest action plans

News Release — University of Vermont June 30, 2017 Media Contact: Kate Forrer (802) 476-2003, ext. 210, (866) 860-1382 (Vermont calls only) E-mail: [email protected] TEN TOWNS TO GET HELP TO DEVELOP FOREST ACTION PLANS Burlington–The Vermont Town Forest Recreation Planning Community Assistance Program has selected 10 communities to receive help with developing town forest recreation […]




Lake Champlain-Richelieu River study board public meetings July 11-13

News Release — University of Vermont June 27, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield [email protected] 802-578-8830 International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board to hold public meetings July 11-13, 2017 The International Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Study Board (the Study Board) has released its draft Work Plan, available for public feedback until July 28, 2017. The Study Board will […]



Summer Organic Dairy Series workshop offered

News Release — University of Vermont June 28, 2017 Media Contact: Susan Brouillette (800) 639-2130 (within Vermont) or (802) 524-6501, ext. 432 E-mail: [email protected] WORKSHOP SERIES OFFERED FOR ORGANIC DAIRY PRODUCERS Burlington–The 2017 Summer Organic Dairy Series, which begins July 31, will focus on strategies for success with workshops planned at three Vermont farms. Dairy […]



Crops and Soils Field Day looks at innovation

News Release — University of Vermont June 28, 2017 Media Contact: Susan Brouillette (800) 639-2130 (within Vermont) or (802) 524-6501, ext. 432 E-mail: [email protected] FIELD DAY OFFERS FIRST-HAND LOOK AT CROPS AND SOILS INNOVATION Alburgh–On July 27 farmers and ag service providers will gather at the Borderview Research Farm in Alburgh for the tenth annual […]