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Moving toward green motion

Moving toward green motion

February 10, 2015


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An original, UVM-made national certification program is helping transportation companies stay green while saving them green.The eRating certification, created by UVM Extension’s outreach program, allows companies to reduce emissions, maintain and increase vehicle efficiency and ultimately save money.In Au...

Buzzing with the bees

Buzzing with the bees

February 10, 2015


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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 ...

New plans for Central campus

February 3, 2015


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UVM’s Master Housing Plan is trying to redesign the UVM campus for the fall 2017 semester.“We’re looking at where students should be living that bring them greater success,” said Annie Stevens, vice provost for the division of student affairs.“We want to make it so that first-year students are clo...

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