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Mamava owners recognized in D.C.

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:27
The owners of Mamava received their 2018 Vermont Small Business Person of the Year awards during a ceremony in Washington D.C. on Monday.

Sascha Mayer and Christine Dodson of Mamava were recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration for employment growth, financial success, expansion and community involvement. The Burlington-based company designs and manufactures free-standing lactation suites for nursing mothers.
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LaunchVT reveals eight startups for 2018 cohort

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:05
On Thursday LaunchVT announced the eight Vermont startups that will be participating in its 2018 cohort. This is the sixth cohort of startups to come through LaunchVT’s early stage acceleration program and pitch competition. Over the past five years LaunchVT has provided mentorship and over $400,000 in cash and in-kind services to accelerate 35 Vermont startups.
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A World to Discover

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:05


Dr. Dylan Burns, Recipient of a 2017 VT EPSCoR Pilot Award: UVM-Developed Technology Earns Smart 50 Award

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 10:01
Digging a hole in most major cities - for new construction or infrastructure repair – is no minor undertaking.

With a dozen or more separate utilities required to inspect the ground under the dig site for a welter of obstructions like water, sewer and gas pipes, electric lines and electric generators - some so old they don’t appear on city maps – the permitting process can take 18 months or more.

Transformational new technology being developed jointly by the University of Vermont and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga could reduce the inspection process to an afternoon’s work.
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Vermont EPSCoR's Innovation Prize Winner: Mamava Founders Named VT Small Business Persons of the Year

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 10:01
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The owners of a Burlington company were named the 2018 Vermont Small Business Persons of the Year.

Sascha Mayer and Christine Dodson of Mamava are being recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration for employment growth, financial success, expansion and community involvement. Mamava designs and manufactures free-standing lactation suites for nursing mothers.
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Vermont EPSCoR Student Research Symposium

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 10:01
The 10th annual Vermont EPSCoR Student Research Symposium was held on Tuesday March 20, 2018 at the University of Vermont's Davis Center. The Symposium showcased the work of student researchers in the Basin Resilience to Extreme Events (BREE) program. Over 60 high school students and teachers attended from schools throughout Vermont, Boston, South Carolina and Puerto Rico. New this year was a presentation from VT PBS on Saving Our Waters Curriculum guides for high school and middle school classrooms.
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Dr. Veronica Sosa-Gonzalez named Coordinator, VT EPSCoR Center for Workforce Development & Diversity at Saint Michael's College

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 10:01
VT EPSCoR is very happy to welcome Veronica Sosa-Gonzalez, Ph.D., as the Coordinator of the VT EPSCoR Center for Workforce Development & Diversity at Saint Michael’s College (CWDD).
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Backswimmers: Upside-Down Aquatics

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 10:01
I had just finished my safety talk to some middle school students when I heard a bloodcurdling scream. In many years handling aquatic insects and other small water creatures, I have never been wounded. Crayfish have once or twice gotten hold of me but never drawn blood. So I was quite surprised to hear through the minor chaos that a student had actually been bitten.
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Backswimmers: Upside-Down Aquatics

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 10:01

  1. Backswimmers: Upside-Down Aquatics  Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)
  2. Full coverage



Undergraduate Intern Outreach in Puerto Rico

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 00:18
CWDD Coordinator Veronica Sosa-Gonzalez, Ph.D. traveled to Puerto Rico in January 2018 where she spoke to students interested in internship opportunities with Vermont EPSCoR. Veronica spoke with students at the University of Puerto Rico, Universidad del Este, Universidad del Turabo, and Universidad Metropolitana. Approximately 150 students interested in STEM opportunities attended.
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