Category Archives: Good Reads, Film Clips, etc.

What happens after the election?

The election is near. Regardless of which way the election goes, there needs to be a conversation around what we want America to look like and stand for. Many events are happening (starting tonight) that address this.-Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager Click here to for the quarterly Peace & Justice Center Newsletter In This Issue […]

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Vermont Research News – Absentee voting, poetry of research, trauma centers and more…

The Poetry of Food Systems CollaborationSolving our food system challenges requires significant  collaboration. A recent article explores the benefits and challenges of transdisciplinary collaboration through a unique medium: poetry. The author took evaluations from a recent Food Systems conference at UVM, and transcribed them into poems.  These poems were able to uniquely emphasize the most pressing challenges of […]

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AASHE Bulletin – October 13 edition

October 13, 2020 News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs | Submit | Advertise News of the Week Saint Louis U Establishes Institute for Healing Justice & EquityA new institute at Saint Louis University has been established to help eliminate disparities caused by systemic oppression and to promote healing. The Institute for Healing Justice and Equity will […]

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August & September USCRI Vermont Newsletter

USCRI Vermont hosted its first cohort of 11 learners at its new Digital Literacy class at the Winooski Public Library on September 30th. With our partner Technology 4 Tomorrow, USCRI Vermont launched its new Digital Literacy Program last week – The course includes a Chromebook, internet connection, and 20 hours of online integrated English language […]

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VTIFF Virtual Film Festival: Oct 23-Nov 1

VTIFF’s Virtual Film Festival is right around the corner. Festival passes are on sale starting on Friday, October 9. Individual tickets will be on sale Friday Oct 16. Check out the Festival Program and the terrific 2020 Festival Trailer, created by our very own Filmmaking Adjunct Ryan Dunleavy and Filmmaking Alumna Serena Gauthier. A pass gives you open access to all […]

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AASHE Bulletin – October 6 edition

News | Opportunities | Resources | Events | Jobs | Submit | Advertise We are honored to announce Tasneem Essop and Mateo Nube as keynote speakers at the AASHE Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE). Tasneem Essop is the executive director of the Climate Action Network – International and will be sharing lessons learned from her efforts to advance the […]

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Monthly Newsletter from Lake Champlain Sea Grant

Enjoy our monthly newsletter providing updates on research, outreach and education from Lake Champlain Sea Grant. UVM, SUNY-Plattsburgh receive national recognition, additional funding for Lake Champlain Sea Grant Institute By Julianna White, Research Program CoordinatorSeptember 30, 2020The Lake Champlain Sea Grant (LCSG) Institute attracted additional federal funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Turtles, new art, traffic stops and more…

Racial Disparities in Traffic StopsA recent study of the Bennington Vermont Police department’s traffic stop data has uncovered statistically significant discrepancies in the treatment of minorities.  Hispanic drivers are three times more likely than white drivers to be arrested as the result of a traffic stop.  Black drivers are three times as likely to be […]

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News from Shelburne Farms: Outdoor Learning Spaces, Farm Walks in Vermont, and a Beet Recipe

Our walking trails have remained open through 2020, and it has been inspiring to welcome so many new and returning visitors on the Farm to stretch their legs, settle their minds, and safely connect with one another. Dig In Vermont has collected a list of farms open to walkers all over the state: visit Farm Walk Across Vermont […]

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