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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The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: a SIS panel event on Oct. 19

The Social Impact Scholar Program of Champlain College will present a virtual panel discussion: “Social Impact, the Law and Politics: the Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.”  The recent death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been a tremendous loss for our nation. Fortunately, the legacy of “RBG” (as she was sometimes known) will […]

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Tree Planting on 10/21 with Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District

This fall the Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District and Rethink Runoff will plant over 450 trees along a tributary to the Winooski River in Colchester, VT we need your help! Planting trees near streams helps to prevent erosion, provides shade to cool the stream and creates important habitat for wildlife like wood turtles and warblers. […]

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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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Burlington City Hall Park Grand Reopening Weekend

YOU’RE INVITED! In case you haven’t heard, City Hall Park reconstruction is complete!We are thrilled to welcome the community to the newly revived City Hall Park in downtown Burlington! After years of work to restore the park’s ecology, accessibility, and cultural identity, the park is now re-opening for all to enjoy. Join us for this kick-off […]

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From Mayor Weinberger: Burlington ballot boxes and moving forward with policing

Update from Mayor Miro Weinberger October 10, 2020 Introducing: Burlington ballot boxes! The City is committed to ensuring a safe and accurate election, and smooth voting experience for all Burlington voters. In recent years, we’ve worked to dramatically improve voting access by expanding early voting options and implementing same-day registration. In August, while jurisdictions around […]

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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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November 2020 Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Trainings

Greetings Friends of Vermont Lakes, The lakes program of the Vermont DEC is offering two sessions of the Natural Shorelands Erosion Control Certification Training this November!  This year both sessions will be held live and entirely online.  The training covers topics related to shoreland development and lake water quality and are geared for all those who work […]

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Our Next Four Years: a climate zoom talk with Champlain faculty member, Ariel Burgess

I am giving a zoom climate talk, and you are invited! The Climate Reality Project is the brainchild and initiative of VP Al Gore. Their mission is to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis by making urgent action a necessity across every sector of society. Gore does this by training (now 30,000+) people around […]

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