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Mexico Well Ahead of U.S. in LGBT Rights

Caroline Beer has spent her career researching comparative data between Latin American countries and the United States that often debunks false stereotypes. Her latest study showing Mexico as more progressive than the U.S. when it comes to LGBT...
12-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Marine Charities Net More Than Iconic Fishery: Massachusetts

Massachusetts boasts one of the most iconic fisheries in the U.S., but new research suggests that protecting marine coastlines has surpassed commercial fishing as an economic driver. The study is the first to calculate the economic value of...
6-Mar-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


New Invention Could Save Food Producers Thousands Annually

A recently invented device that measures relative humidity more accurately than current products could save producer growers an average of $6,500 annually and cheese producers up to $10,000 a year.
28-Feb-2018 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites


Genetic Limits Threaten Chickpeas, a Globally Critical Food

Scientists have discovered an extreme lack of genetic diversity and other threats to the future adaptability of domestic chickpeas, the primary source of protein of 20 percent of the world's people. But they also collected wild relatives of...
14-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


UVM Study Ranked Among 2017's Most Popular

A University of Vermont research study, which discovered Instagram photos hold clues to aid in the early detection of depression, was one of the 20 most popular pieces of academic research in all of 2017, according to a new ranking.
2-Jan-2018 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


To Address Hunger Effectively, First Check the Weather, Says New Study

Understanding the climate context is important is determining how to best respond to food insecurity, according to a study of nearly 2,000 smallholder farms in Africa and Asia. Rainfall patterns determined whether financial supports or agricultural...
21-Nov-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Employee Volunteerism? Only if You Think Your Boss is Ethical

A new study shows that people who perceive their employer as committed to environmental and community-based causes will, in turn, engage in green behavior and local volunteerism, with one caveat: their boss must display similarly ethical behavior.
7-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UVM's Sustainable Innovation MBA Ranked No. 1 Best Green MBA in America by 'The Princeton Review'

Six years ago when Sanjay Sharma took over as dean of the Grossman School of Business, he set his sights on an ambitious goal: to become the top MBA program in the country for sustainable innovation. That dream became reality on Oct. 31 when The...
2-Nov-2017 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Terrorism Expert Calls Alexandria Shootings an Attempt at the Creation of Fear for Political Means Through Violence by a Domestic Lone Wolf Terrorist.

14-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Allergist Betsy Jaffe MD: Intro Solids Before Peanut Foods w/ Infants; Thin Smooth PB w/ Pureed Fruit or Warm Water

13-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST

Presidential Transitions Expert John Burke can discuss why Trump transition like no other, coming into a highly polarized situation

14-Nov-2016 11:15 AM EST


Paris, China, Refugees, Coal, ISIS, Campaign, Russia, Economy and More: University of Vermont Experts Weigh in on Trump’s First 100 Days.

14-Nov-2016 9:50 AM EST


Foremost Presidential Transitions Expert Talks Trump

Every four years, John Burke, the John G. McCullough Professor of Political Science, is in high demand as the foremost expert on presidential transitions. His book Presidential Transitions: From Politics to Practice about the Carter, Reagan, Bush...
14-Nov-2016 9:05 AM EST


University of Vermont Professor in High Demand as Vermont Becomes First State to Label GMOs

1-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT


Bee Experts For U.S. Pollinator Week

15-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT


Can Athletes Get Abnormal Blood Clots? Yes!

University of Vermont blood-clotting expert Mary Cushman, M.D., M.Sc., talks about the reasons why sometimes fatal blood clots occur in elite athletes like the Portland Trail Blazers' Jerome Kersey, tennis great Serena Williams and most recently,...
5-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT

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