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Greenland on Thin Ice?

New research opens up the deep history of the Greenland Ice Sheet, looking back millions of years farther than previous techniques allowed—and raises urgent questions about if the giant ice sheet might dramatically accelerate its melt-off in the...
6-Dec-2016 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Climate Change Could Outpace EPA Lake Protections


New research suggests that Lake Champlain may be more susceptible to damage from climate change than was previously understood—and that, therefore, the rules created by the EPA to protect the lake may be inadequate to prevent algae blooms and...
18-Nov-2016 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Brings Undiagnosed Adults Living With Autism Out of the Shadows


For most of his life, Kevin Hughes has felt like an outsider. A loner as a child, the 65-year-old comedian struggled socially as a teenager and lacked friends as an adult, often offending people without knowing why. That changed one night when a...
17-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fictional Leaders Affect How Voters View Presidential Candidates


Could watching fictional characters like Katniss from The Hunger Games or the Doctor in the Doctor Who series influence the way Americans view leadership and consequently affect the outcome of the upcoming presidential election? According to a...
3-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Elephant Poaching Costs African Tourism $25 Million Per Year


In Africa, tens of thousands of elephants are killed by poachers each year. Now a new study shows that this poaching crisis costs African countries around $25 million annually in lost tourism revenue.
2-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Birding to Change the World


A new college course, “Birding to Change the World,” aims to give undergrads and elementary school kids something rare in environmental education: hope.
28-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Therapists More Likely to Call Back 'Allison' Than 'Lakisha' with Messages Promoting Mental Health Services


Study shows that If you leave a message with a therapist seeking mental health services you have a better chance of getting a callback that promotes care if you have a white-sounding name than a black one
6-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery: A New Form of Light

Scientist have discovered a new method to create fluorescent light that may have promising applications from LEDs to medical imaging.
23-Sep-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

National Parks Expert Available for Interview During Centennial Year of National Park Service, Founded in 1916


Robert Manning, a natural resources professor at the University of Vermont, has conducted research for the National Park Service for 35 years and is the co-editor of a thoughtful book of essays on the national parks. He would provide wide-ranging...
3-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT

UVM Undergrad to Attend Paris Climate Talks as Youth Delegate; Joins 3 Experts on #COP21

24-Nov-2015 2:05 PM EST

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