The Vermont Cynic

The environment belongs to us all

Staff Editorial

February 1, 2017

The mission of the Rubenstein school is to bring people and the environment together. For over 30 years, it has produced graduates that go out to create a world where this is possible. Not for some, for all. The school provides training, not only for environmental education, but for community d...

Program going green with design

Kelsey Neubauer, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015

UVM is a place where students can explore their role in their ecosystem. This is the goal of the ecological design collaboratory, according to their page on the UVM website. “When you design things, how do you honor the ecology, the craftsmanship and the local skills involved?” senior lecturer a...

Buzzing with the bees

Buzzing with the bees

February 10, 2015

One professor has dared to ask what’s buzzing with the bees.In a recent study conducted jointly with Harvard University, Rubenstein professor Taylor Ricketts concluded that people are worse off as the number of pollinators continues to drop off annually.“If bees disappear, will we have worse diets overall ...

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