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New England News
12:30 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Vermont Climate Assessment Report Released

Panel discussion of Vermont Climate Assessment at University of Vermont
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The University of Vermont’s Gund Institute for Ecological Economics has issued a first-of-its-kind report on the impact of climate change on the state.

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North Country News
9:15 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

UVM Graduate Tuition Break Could End

University of Vermont
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A bill up for debate in the Vermont House this week would end the in-state tuition break for University of Vermont graduate students.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

VT Lawmaker Buxton Resigns From UVM Trustee Post

University of Vermont campus
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A Vermont state lawmaker has resigned her seat on the University of Vermont Board of Trustees because she was concerned about a possible conflict of interest.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

College and Utility Sign Initiative to Develop Renewable Technology

Green Mountain Power President and CEO Mary Powell (left) and University of Vermont President Tom Sullivan sign memorandum of understanding
Credit Alison Redlich/UVM

The University of Vermont and Green Mountain Power, Vermont’s largest power company, signed an agreement Tuesday to jointly develop renewable and energy efficiency programs and business.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Vermont Takes Economic Temp With New Thermometer

Vermont lawmakers are being told that the state isn't as well off as some might think. In fact, a University of Vermont study finds there's a 42.8 percent gap between a key measure of Vermont's economic activity and a broader measure of the well-being of the state.

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New York News
8:30 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

University of Vermont Hires New Provost from NY School

David V. Rosowsky
Credit University of Vermont

The University of Vermont is getting a new provost from New York's Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Vermont Officials Break Ground on New Health Lab

Rendering of new Vermont Department of Health Lab
Credit University of Vermont

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday  for a state-of-the-art new laboratory for the Vermont Department of Health.

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North Country News
8:40 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

3 Vermont Lawmakers Chosen for UVM Board

University of Vermont

Vermont lawmakers have elected three of their own to seats on the University of Vermont Board of Trustees, excluding the only non-legislator candidate.

Democratic Representatives Sarah Buxton of Tunbridge, Jeff Wilson of Manchester and Anne O'Brien of Richmond will fill what were three open seats on the UVM Board of Trustees.

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New England News
3:22 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Better Bring Your Own: University Of Vermont Bans Bottled Water

A student walks past a sculpture made of empty water bottles on the University of Vermont campus. UVM has banned the sale of bottled water.
Toby Talbot AP

Originally published on Mon January 14, 2013 3:27 pm

When students at the University of Vermont resume classes on the snow-covered Burlington campus Monday, something will be missing: bottled water. UVM is the latest university to ban on-campus sales of bottled water.

At one of UVM's recently retrofitted refill stations, students fill up their reusable bottles with tap water. For many of the 14,000 students and staff on this campus, topping off their refillable bottles is an old habit.

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WAMC News
6:20 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

UVM Celebrates Upcoming Bottled Water Ban

The University of Vermont will  implement a ban the sale of bottled water on its campus at the beginning of the year.  Students and officials celebrated the change at a campus event Wednesday afternoon.

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