Educational boat trips teach public about Lake Champlain

News Release — University of Vermont June 20, 2017 Media Contact: Kris Stepenuck (802) 656-8504 E-mail: [email protected] EDUCATIONAL BOAT TRIPS TEACH PUBLIC ABOUT LAKE CHAMPLAIN Burlington–University of Vermont (UVM) Extension, Lake Champlain Sea Grant and ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain will host three Summer on the Lake educational boat cruises in July and August. […]

Fairmont Farm wins top Vermont dairy award

News Release — Fairmont Farm June 15, 2017 Media Contacts: Richard and Bonnie Hall (802) 223-3868 E-mail: [email protected] Tony Kitsos (802) 524-6501 or (800) 639-2130 (Vermont calls only) E-mail: [email protected] East Montpelier–Fairmont Farm has been selected as the 2017 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year. It stood out among this year’s nominees for a number […]

Armyworms on the march in fields across Vermont

News Release — University of Vermont June 16, 2017 Media Contact: Heather Darby (802) 524-6501, ext. 437 or (800) 639-2130 (Vermont calls only) E-mail: [email protected] ARMYWORMS ON THE MARCH IN FARM FIELDS ACROSS VERMONT St. Albans–Armyworms have been spotted in several locations across Vermont in recent days including on Addison, Orange and Franklin County farms. […]

University of Vermont receives national award for work to reduce high risk drinking

News Release — University of Vermont June 13, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield [email protected] 802578-8830 UVM Receives National Award for Work to Reduce High Risk Drinking The University of Vermont was one of three institutions of higher education whose work to address high risk drinking and other substance misuse was honored with a Prevention Excellence Award […]

Deb Markowitz Earns EPA Lifetime Achievement Award

News Release — University of Vermont May 23, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected] 802-578-8830 Deb Markowitz, visiting professor at the University of Vermont in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, has received a 2017 EPA New England Lifetime Achievement Award. The award honors the region’s most committed environmental leaders who have made lasting […]

UVM’s 216th Commencement is May 20 and May 21

News Release — The University of Vermont May 18, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected] 802-578-8830 The University of Vermont will celebrate its 216th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21. President Tom Sullivan will confer degrees on an estimated 3,228 graduates, including 2,620 bachelors, 386 masters, 106 doctoral and 116 medical degree […]