Month: March 2020

Traveling for Personal and Professional Growth

As I boarded the plane to Belize, I felt a little nervous and didn’t know what to expect. As the UVM teaching assistant for the Belize: Women’s Health & Spirituality course, it was my role to help support and assist UVM students during our 14-day trip. Some students were less experienced with […]

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Save Our Children from Sitting Disease

By Al Scotton Today’s children are more sedentary – and more overweight – than ever. Nearly all (98.5 percent) youth between the ages of 12 to 15 reported watching TV on a daily basis in 2012. Meanwhile, 73 percent of 12 to 15 year olds had more than two hours […]

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UVM Alumna Finds Professional Success in Promoting Worksite Wellness

Connie Gavin completed The University of Vermont’s Leadership and Management Professional Certificate Program in 2015. A skillful professional with diverse experience in education and non-profit program management, Gavin earned her undergraduate degree from UVM in 2004 and her Master of Arts at Teachers College, Columbia University. As she began working in the […]

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UVM Expert on Biofuel Energy Applies Research and Industry Advances Through Course, Textbook

In a world facing volatile gas prices and increasingly scarce resources, researchers are scrambling to find new sources of energy. Biofuels, derived from food crops, wood, grass, algae, and other biological matter and agricultural byproducts, offer promising alternatives to fossil fuels. “It’s absolutely essential to keep advancing biofuels because biofuels […]

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Daline Derival Reflects Upon Her Public Health Career

By Mariette Landry Daline Derival, M.P.H., completed UVM’s Post-Baccalaureate Premedical program in 2014. She is Program Evaluator and Public Health Core Faculty member for the VT-LEND program, whichprovides graduate-level interdisciplinary training, services, and care to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents with disabilities. We asked her to talk to us about […]

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An In-Depth Look at UVM’s Leadership and Management Program

Radu Bostan completed UVM’s Leadership and Management Certificate Program in 2013. An experienced technology consultant with more than a decade of experience in retail and sales, Bostan earned his undergraduate degree and Master of Business Administration in the Republic of Moldova before coming to the United States 10 years ago. UVM Outreach talked […]

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