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4 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Former UVM student convicted of sexual assault to get new sentence

A former University of Vermont student convicted of sexually assaulting a classmate will get a new sentence.


Related Topix: Shelburne, VT

13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Advances in assisted reproduction create more options & new legal issues for LGBT couples

Spanning a broad array of disciplines LGBT Health , published quarterly online with Open Access options and in print, brings together the LGBT research, health care, and advocacy communities to... New Rochelle, NY, August 1, 2014-Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals who want to conceive a child may face the same problems as some of ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Lexington, MA

19 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Accolades pour in for late Vermont law professor

Cheryl Hanna is being remembered as a favorite teacher at Vermont Law School and an inspiration to many in Vermont's legal community.


Related Topix: Vermont Law School

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Mail

Does reading Harry Potter make you more TOLERANT?

Does reading Harry Potter make you more TOLERANT? People who identify with the main characters are not as prejudiced against minorities They strongly identified with the character Harry Potter, who stands up for minority groups such as house elves and muggles, in the novels J.K. Rowling has said that while not writing the series as a moral ... (more)


Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

West Hawaii Today

New study reveals whales as marine ecosystem engineers

Whales feed at depth and release surface plumes of fecal material -- supplying fertilizers to the primary producers.


Related Topix: Science, Ecology

Adirondack Journal

SUNY Adirondack names assistant

LaFay most recently served as Assistant Administrative Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine for Columbia University's College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York.


Related Topix: Adirondack, NY, Saratoga Springs, NY, Columbia University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Funeral arrangements set for Cheryl Hanna

Friends, family and colleagues will remember Cheryl Hanna this Friday. The Vermont Law School professor and legal expert died suddenly at her home in Burlington Sunday.


Related Topix: Vermont Law School

The Deerfield Valley News

Poetry Readings at Bartleby's Books

Bartleby's Books will host three poetry reading by three poets on Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Classical, Becker, Boston University, Marlboro College

If It's Social Media, It's Personal: Lessons From #MyTopCollege

Every year, FORBES asks colleges for pictures of their campuses as a part of our America's Top Colleges package.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, University of Houston, Loyola University Chicago, Wittenberg University, Ouachita Baptist University

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Postischemic Reperfusion Causes Smooth Muscle Calcium Sensitization...

From the Department of Neurological Sciences , Department of Pharmacology , and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Vermont, Burlington .


Related Topix: Burlington, VT

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

MacDonald admitted to Univ. of Vermont's Honors College

Benjamin MacDonald , a freshman from Jefferson, Massachusetts, has been admitted to the University of Vermont's Honors College.


Related Topix: Jefferson, MA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Summer learning in Vermont libraries

"You will learn very soon what a twinkle is and what kind of magical things a twinkle can do," said Dayle Payne, an instructor.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Rutland, VT

New Canaan News-Review

New Canaan students' achievements cited

Jazmine Damato , a professional studies major in education, was named to the dean's list at Mount Ida College for the spring semester.


Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Mount Ida College, Denison University, Southern Methodist University, Bucknell University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tulane names new vice president of student affairs

J. Davidson "Dusty" Porter has been named the new vice president for student affairs at Tulane University.


Related Topix: Tulane University, Emory University, University of Maryland College Park, Maryland institute, College of Art

The Vermont Standard

Rev. Canon Donald Boyer Obituary

A memorial service was held on July 19 at St. James Episcopal Church in Woodstock for Rev.


Related Topix: Woodstock, VT, Burlington, VT

The Vermont Standard

Vermont: A Key Theme Of Bookstock 2014

Vermont: its beauty, its people, its architecture, its causes, its difference - is a prominent theme of the Bookstock Literary Festival coming to Woodstock July 25, 26 and 27. At this sixth annual festival, experts and authors in many fields will discuss varied aspects of Vermont, while other presenters will cover a wide range of topics over three ... (more)


Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Middlebury College

How to Predict If Your Teen is Into Binge Drinking

Researchers from the University of Vermont found that predicting a teenager's tendency to engage in binge drinking is possible based on a variety of factors including genetics, brain structure, and personality.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Family, Teenagers, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Trinadad Express

Trini roots

The Miss Vermont 2014 pageant, which was held on April 26, concluded with the crowning of Lucy Edwards as the state's new reigning beauty queen.


Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Our Opinion: Don't buy the anti-vaccination rhetoric

With the recent news that 15 cases of whooping cough have been discovered in Brattleboro, and that the number of cases of measles nationwide is nearing 600, the debate over vaccinations has once again risen in a crescendo.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Opinion


United Methodist volunteers work on community projects

The sign in front of the Eliot United Methodist Church says, "Welcome UM ARMY." The "army" is occupying the church as well as the First Congregational Church of Eliot this week as their operations in town are carried out.


Related Topix: Eliot, ME, York, ME, Moody, ME, Saint Michael's College, University of New England