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2 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Colleges: Transfer students are out-of-staters

While both states rank very high in terms of the percentage of students who graduate within six years of starting at four-year public campuses, they also rank high in terms of students who finish in another state, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, University of New Hampshire, Emerson College, Keene State College

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

UVM research: Breast cancer patients at high risk for heart disease

New research from the University of Vermont's College of Medicine shows breast cancer patients have low fitness and that's putting them at a higher risk of heart disease later on.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Christian Science Monitor

Ancient soil provides clue to Greenland's green past

Buried thousands of feet under Summit, the highest point on Greenland's ice sheet, is a soil born before humans ever walked on Earth.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Debate brewing over cost of Greek life in Vt.

Debate is brewing over the cost of Greek life, and some lawmakers believe it's time for sororities and fraternities at the University of Vermont to pay up.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Home Listing, Home, Burlington, VT

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MTV

Seth Rogen 'Psyched' To Announce Hilarity For Charity Winners

Seth Rogen may be at war with the fraternity next door in "Neighbors," but he's making a special trip to the University of Vermont to say thank you to the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity there.

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Related Topix: Pi Kappa Alpha, Student Society, Fraternities, Alzheimer's, Health

EurekAlert!

Science: There's something ancient in the icebox

In this one-minute video, University of Vemont scientists demonstrate how they discovered 3 million-year-old soil under the Greenland Ice Sheet.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, UC Santa Barbara

Cape Cod Times

Aspirin urged to ward off pre-eclampsia

Pregnant women should take low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their chance of developing pre-eclampsia if they are at high risk for the life-threatening disorder, an influential government panel said Monday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Hypertension, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Missouri

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Manchester Journal

KOMEN awards $350,000 to local breast cancer programs

Susan G. Komen Vermont-New Hampshire's Grants Committee has announced that the affiliate awarded $350,000 to 11 community-based breast health programs in Vermont and New Hampshire, bringing the total sum of money awarded locally for breast cancer education, screening and treatment to $7,000,000 since 1993.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Center Rutland, VT, Dartmouth College, Manchester, VT

Seven Days

Eyewitness: Artist Rebecca Kinkead

On a crystalline afternoon in April, the looping, unpaved road leading to Rebecca Kinkead's Ferrisburgh home and studio is slippery from the previous night's rain.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT

Circulation

Assessing the Performance of the Framingham Stroke Risk Score in the...

From the Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham ; Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, OH ; Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington ; and Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC .

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Vidette

Customers getting steamed at coffee shops

As college students, many of us get through our days by throwing back cups of coffee or tea.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

UVM's proposed budget, tuition hike get favorable nod

A proposed annual budget of $308.4 million, predicated on a tuition increase of 3.4 percent, encountered little objection Monday morning at a meeting of the University of Vermont trustees' Budget, Finance and Investment Committee.

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The Burlington Free Press

Extra hands needed for Burlington street trees

A two-hour tree-digging campaign for park-bound saplings begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the advocacy group Branch Out Burlington.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, South Burlington, VT, Shelburne, VT

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Early Easter at UVM horse barn

The University of Vermont invited kids to enjoy an early Easter celebration Sunday at the Cooperative Horse Barn.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, Springfield, VT, Family, Kids, White River Junction, VT

The Burlington Free Press

Eat local, or not?

The debate was billed as a contest between a Vermont apple versus one flown in from say, New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Local Food, Champlain College, Beef, Meat, Albany, VT, St. Albans, VT

The Burlington Free Press

UVM's executive compensation conundrum

Another executive hire, another salary boost. The University of Vermont announced the appointment of Nancy Mathews as dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

New day at the VA

Warm and friendly Amy Todisco of Waitsfield brought an abundance of energy to her free workshop about Pathways for Veterans Organic Farming and Healing pilot program happening at Hartshorn Farm this summer.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food, Fitness, Yoga, Reiki, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

How do you get a whale in Charlotte?

This is an old, old story: Older than the Moran plant, older than the zebra mussel invasion, older even than Howard Dean, who played a minor supporting role.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, VT, Mount Holly, VT, Harvard University, Burlington, VT

VermontGuides.com

Mergers & Acquisitions

Peterson Consulting Inc. leased 850 square feet of office space at 77 College St., Studio 3-D, Burlington, from Box 77 LLC .

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Case Western Reserve University, Vermont, South Burlington, VT

The Burlington Free Press

UVM trustees to consider 3.4 percent tuition hike

A tuition increase of 3.4 percent has been proposed by the University of Vermont administration for the next academic year.

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