Author Archives: S.C. Intern

VTIFF films of interest – Oct. 16-27

Be sure to check out some of the great environmental and social justice focused films at this year’s Vermont International Film Festival! The Human Element The Infiltrators The Milk System Our Bodies, Our Doctors Full festival at

Development position at Girls on the Run Vermont

I wanted to share an exciting opportunity to join me in working with Girls on the Run Vermont!  We are currently hiring for a Development Manager.  You can check out the job description and apply here on, and I’ve also posted the details below.  Please forward this to anyone who might be interested in a position in development at a wonderful […]

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UN Day: Tabling, Food Trucks & Speakers Implications of Media Coverage of Climate Change – Oct. 24

Hosted by the United Nations Association of Champlain College. UN Day is an annual commemoration of the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization of 192 countries that works on issues of international affairs, human rights, international conflict and economic development, since its adoption in 1945. This year the theme, which is selected by the UN Secretary-General […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Floods, Ferns, Horror Movies and more…

Integrating stories into policy-making Local storytelling has a substantial impact on the ways in which residents in communities strive to make sense of climate-related events. In a recent survey, Waterbury residents blamed government institutions for flooding based on perceptions that government entities had historically valued industrial or recreational uses of the rivers over protecting residents from floods. […]

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Emergent Media Master’s courses open to upperclassmen

Hello! We have a couple of Emergent Media Master’s courses that may be of interest to your advisees as electives, specifically seniors and/or particularly academically precocious juniors. In some CCM majors, these can be substituted as major-specific electives. All these courses require hand-registration, so make sure that you or your advisee email me directly if […]

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New travel service-learning course to Puerto Rico – open to all years/majors

Please note to this exciting new opportunity!  Consider sharing this slide in your classes or forwarding to students you think would have interest. SAP210-SL Place Based Service-Learning: Puerto Rico Course Description Through an immersive travel experience, students are provided a forum for critical reflection on community-driven service, intercultural experiences, power and privilege, and critical global engagement. Students […]

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Exciting Environmental Studies & Policy Courses offered for spring 2020

1) ENP 280: Intro to Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis – great for anyone interested in learning more about map making and spatial information Geospatial communication is a fundamental element of contemporary life. Students will explore the theory, method and application of spatial analysis and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for various applications, including environmental and social policy, […]

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Join us! Caring for our Home Grounds–A Commons Conservation Congress for Vermont’s Center-West Ecoregion

Calling all Commoners! Roll up your sleeves and join the conversation~ CARING FOR OUR HOME GROUNDS A Commons Conservation Congress for Vermont’s Center-West Ecoregion Saturday, November 2, 8:30am – 1:00pm Mount Abraham Union High School, Bristol, VT Suggested donation $15, includes t-shirt and lunch Register via Eventbrite We’re in a time of climate crisis. The natural communities we live in […]

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