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Donations from Zionist group intensifies Israel-Palestine debate on campus

Donations from Zionist group intensifies Israel-Palestine debate on campus

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

November 6, 2018

Filed under Campus, Headliners, News

  A $100,000 grant offered to UVM Hillel has student groups on campus concerned about the money’s ties. UVM Hillel, a chapter of the Jewish student group Hillel International, has been offered a grant by the Maccabee Task Force, a pro-Israel group created to combat the Boycott, Divestment and...

UVM receives $12.3 million grant

UVM receives $12.3 million grant

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 20, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

The University received a $12.3 million federal grant for a cross-college collaboration to develop ways to prevent and control infectious diseases. The grant was awarded to UVM by the National Institute of Health and is the 17th grant from NIH that UVM has received, according to an Oct. 11 press r...

$20 million granted to Echo

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

April 19, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy announced one of the largest federal awards to a UVM-affiliated program while Lake Champlain shone behind him April 18. UVM President Thomas Sullivan, Leahy and representatives from colleges across Vermont gathered at the Leahy ECHO Center to hear the purpose and goals of the...

New grant funds study of compost

November 11, 2014

Filed under News

The Universal Recycling Law, passed in 2012, will soon ban the disposal of all recyclables.This includes metal, glass, plastics and paper/cardboard. It will ban disposal of leaf and yard debris and clean wood by July 1, 2016, and food scraps by July 1, 2020.“There are risks of water pollution from too much compos...

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