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How Vermont Became a Hotbed for Health Tech Companies - Seven Days

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:13

Seven Days

How Vermont Became a Hotbed for Health Tech Companies
Seven Days
As it happens, Berg was unaware that Vermont also has a thriving health-tech sector. However, within hours of arriving at VCET, he was introduced to people from two local health-tech firms: ThinkMD and OhMD. The former is a Burlington-based benefit ...


Surviving Maria in Puerto Rico

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 17:02
Three weeks ago, my daughter Heather's eyewitness account of surviving hurricane Irma on St. Thomas was published in the Herald and Times Argus. She and her family were evacuated by catamaran to Puerto Rico. These small boats delivered emergency supplies and rescued a thousand people in a few days from the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Carbon tax number one at climate talk

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 17:02
The implementation of a carbon tax was the number one request at a public hearing of Gov. Phil Scott's Climate Action Commission at Burr and Burton Academy.
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Vermont PBS premieres 'Saving Our Waters' Oct 19 - Vermont Biz

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 17:02

Vermont PBS premieres 'Saving Our Waters' Oct 19
Vermont Biz
extreme events into the distant future, “ said Judith Van Houten, Ph.D., Vermont State EPSCoR Director and University of Vermont Distinguished Professor of Biology. With these goals in mind, the series is complemented by multiple town hall meetings in ...


Vermont PBS premieres 'Saving Our Waters' Oct 19 - Vermont Biz

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 17:02

Vermont PBS premieres 'Saving Our Waters' Oct 19
Vermont Biz
“We in Vermont EPSCoR are focused on understanding the basin's watershed and what makes some parts rebound from extreme events while others do not. This resiliency is critical to foster throughout the basin in order to safeguard the Lake. We are ...


Vermont PBS premieres 'Saving Our Waters' - vtdigger.org

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:35

Vermont PBS premieres 'Saving Our Waters'
vtdigger.org
... with Vermont PBS in this effort to highlight the Lake and watershed, and our goal is to engage citizens and other stakeholders in helping us to model and predict the effects on the Lake of extreme events into the distant future, “ said Judith Van ...


Vermont PBS premieres 'Saving Our Waters' - vtdigger.org

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 13:35

Vermont PBS premieres 'Saving Our Waters'
vtdigger.org
“We in Vermont EPSCoR are focused on understanding the basin's watershed and what makes some parts rebound from extreme events while others do not. This resiliency is critical to foster throughout the basin in order to safeguard the Lake. We are ...


Norwich professor receives NSF grant for research on Vt. lakes

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:08
Norwich University Professor Receives $132K NSF Grant for Research on Impacts of Past Climate Change to Vt. Lakes
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Biology assistant professor awarded grant to study the evolution of visual systems

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:08
Megan Porter, biology assistant professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is among 30 recipients to receive an Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant provides non-tenured researchers with fellowships, partnering them with premier research centers and enhancing their ability to work at the frontiers of science and engineering.
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Putting 350 acres to experiential use - The Defender

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:08

Putting 350 acres to experiential use
The Defender
Declan McCabe, chair of the biology department, is currently designing another project that involves the sandplain forest on the property, which is tucked behind the cornfields. The sandplain forest is home to the pitch pine tree and the rarest ...


Putting 350 acres to experiential use - The Defender

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 08:08
Putting 350 acres to experiential use - The Defender Professor Richard Kujawa, a geography professor and fellow advocate for new use of the land, sees 350 acres as enough land for a wide array of possibilities. "Imagine a sculpture in the trail made by another St. Michael's student," Kujawa said. "Then
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First annual Innovation Spaces Conference to provide expertise, support for Vermont entrepreneurs - vtdigger.org

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 11:06

First annual Innovation Spaces Conference to provide expertise, support for Vermont entrepreneurs
vtdigger.org
Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced the first annual Innovation Spaces Conference, focused on creating a community among founders, users, and supporters of innovation spaces in Vermont. The free conference, which will be held on ...


AROUND TOWN - Rutland Herald

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 00:30

AROUND TOWN
Rutland Herald
CASTLETON — American Legion Post 50 invites the public to join in sleeping outside on the Post back lawn to shine a light on the plight of many brothers- and sisters-in-arms, from 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, to 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, and then, the ...


Governor announces inaugural 'Innovation Spaces Conference' Oct 26 - Vermont Biz

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:04

Governor announces inaugural 'Innovation Spaces Conference' Oct 26
Vermont Biz
Vermont Business Magazine Governor Phil Scott today announced the first annual Innovation Spaces Conference, focused on creating a community among founders, users, and supporters of innovation spaces in Vermont. The free conference, which will be held ...

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How Can Vermont Boost Its Outdoor Economy? State Officials Seek Public Input - Vermont Public Radio

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 14:15

Vermont Public Radio

How Can Vermont Boost Its Outdoor Economy? State Officials Seek Public Input
Vermont Public Radio
Pittsford resident and climate scientist Alan Betts, seated near foreground in blue shirt, talked about the need for more integrated bike paths for both recreational cyclists and commuters. Credit Nina Keck / VPR. Derek Gregorek, of Brandon, wanted to ...


DeMONT: Musing on Allan J. and Atlantic Canada’s role in national politics

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 02:01
It was a gathering worthy of royalty because that, in the political sense, was what Allan J. MacEachen will forever be around here. Justin Trudeau was in the auditorium at St. Francis Xavier University last week. Ditto some of MacEachen’s older friends ...

DeMONT: Musing on Allan J. and Atlantic Canada’s role in national politics

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 02:01
It was a gathering worthy of royalty because that, in the political sense, was what Allan J. MacEachen will forever be around here. Justin Trudeau was in the auditorium at St. Francis Xavier University last week. Ditto some of MacEachen’s older friends ...

DeMONT: Musing on Allan J. and Atlantic Canada’s role in national politics

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 02:01
It was a gathering worthy of royalty because that, in the political sense, was what Allan J. MacEachen will forever be around here. Justin Trudeau was in the auditorium at St. Francis Xavier University last week. Ditto some of MacEachen’s older friends ...

DeMONT: Musing on Allan J. and Atlantic Canada’s role in national politics

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 02:01
It was a gathering worthy of royalty because that, in the political sense, was what Allan J. MacEachen will forever be around here. Justin Trudeau was in the auditorium at St. Francis Xavier University last week. Ditto some of MacEachen’s older friends ...

DeMONT: Musing on Allan J. and Atlantic Canada’s role in national politics

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 02:01
It was a gathering worthy of royalty because that, in the political sense, was what Allan J. MacEachen will forever be around here. Justin Trudeau was in the auditorium at St. Francis Xavier University last week. Ditto some of MacEachen’s older friends ...

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