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2 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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The Brattleboro Reformer

Westminster takes over historic site

Ever since the Vermont Division of Historic Preservation found out in 1991 that the William Czar Bradley Law Office had been left to the state, there have been discussions about turning the historic site over to the local historical society.

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Related Topix: Westminster, VT, Vermont, Proctor, VT, Montpelier, VT

The Burlington Free Press

New hire follows trend of salary bumps

Nancy Mathews' hiring as dean of the University of Vermont's environmental school extends a pattern of externally recruited senior administrators' stepping in to UVM positions at salaries higher than their predecessors'.

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Related Topix: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Smith College, University of Minnesota

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Burlington Free Press

Families of opiate overdose victims on mission to educate

Laurey Burris of Shelburne sat in the front of the classroom last week in Waterman Hall on the University of Vermont campus.

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Related Topix: Shelburne, VT, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Burlington, VT

WVNY

UVM Tests West Nile Virus Vaccine

Researchers at the Vaccine Testing Center at the University of Vermont will be a testing a new West Nile Virus vaccine.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

The Burlington Free Press

UVM names dean for Rubenstein School

An environmental scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been named dean of the University of Vermont's Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Genetics, Medicine

EurekAlert!

Vermont study addresses treatments for waited-listed opioid-dependent individuals

Opioid dependence - addiction to heroin and prescription painkillers - has reached epidemic levels across the country, with treatment waitlists also at an all-time high.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Prison, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Newswise

Paul Sally Honored for Impact on Mathematics Education

Paul J. Sally, Jr., of the University of Chicago has been awarded the first American Mathematical Society Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics, the society announced today.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, University of Chicago, Education Etc.

The Burlington Free Press

Best Bets for week of April 10

He talks about everyday-life stuff and he almost never uses profanity, yet still manages to keep audiences laughing.

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Related Topix: Rutland, VT, Burlington, VT, Barre, VT, Classical, Beethoven and Schubert

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