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R. Birdie MacLennan

Birdie began working in the University of Vermont's Libraries' Cataloging Department in 1990, after working at Harvard University and Merrimack College and receiving a Master of Library Sciences from Simmons College.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Harvard University, Merrimack College, Simmons College

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Moneybeat: Who's Hiring for April 22, 2014

CALLING TO BE A SECURITY GUARD? HOW ABOUT TOSSING PIZZA PIES? HERE'S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE COMPANIES THAT NEED HELP IN ON OUR "WHO'S HIRING" REPORT ON THE MONEY BEAT..

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Related Topix: Plattsburgh, NY

Circulation

N-Terminal Pro-B-type Natriuretic Peptide and Stroke Risk: The...

From the Departments of Medicine and Pathology, University of Vermont, Colchester ; Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham ; Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, OH ; and Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL .

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, University of Cincinnati

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hotel Interactive

Stepstone Hospitality Awarded Management Of The Hampton Inn Burlington, Vermont

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Colchester, VT, Shelburne, VT, Waterbury, VT

JamBase

Flashback | A Five-Piece Phish Celebrates Earth Day '86

In celebration of Earth Day we want to look back at a Phish performance from the holiday back in 1986.

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Related Topix: Phish, Pop/Rock

Washington Times

Correction: Colleges-Transfers story

As college students prepare to leave New Hampshire and Vermont for summer break, a recent national study raises questions about how many will return in the fall.

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Related Topix: University of New Hampshire

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Deerfield Valley News

VBSR's 24th Annual Spring Conference

Registration is open for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility's 24th Annual Spring Conference on May 14. VBSR's largest event of the year, and Vermont's largest gathering of socially responsible business professionals, will be held from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM at the University of Vermont's Davis Center in Burlington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Vermont, Vermont Government, Burlington, VT, Harvard University

WCAX-TV Burlington

Battle of the Campus Chefs

Darren Perron got a break from the anchor desk Monday evening for some food and fun, and of course, it's all for a good cause.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Chittenden, VT

Nunatsiaq News

Three million years ago, when Greenland really was green

Under the Greenland ice sheet, scientists from the University of Vermont have found evidence of an ancient tundra landscape.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science

Inhabitat

Ancient Tundra Landscape Discovered Beneath Greenland's Ice Sheet Provides Climate Change Clues

Ever wonder where the 'green' in ice-covered Greenland comes from? According to Icelandic lore, viking explorer Erik the Red gave Greenland its name to lure settlers after discovering the territory in the 10th century.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Financial incentives help economically-disadvantaged pregnant smokers quit and improve fetal growth

Smoking during pregnancy - particularly among economically-disadvantaged women - leads to a host of poor pregnancy outcomes, including miscarriage, preterm birth, SIDS, and additional adverse effects later in life.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Psychology, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Medical Names and Faces

Physicians from Core Pediatrics were named the top two pediatricians in the state in New Hampshire Magazine's 2014 Top Doctor's issue, which is on newsstands now.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Exeter, NH, Nursing

GPB.org

Ancient Landscape Is Found Under 2 Miles Of Ice In Greenland

A new study suggests the Greenland Ice Sheet did not fully melt during previous periods of global warming and that it preserved a tundra beneath it.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science

Mid-Day Mumbai

3-million-year old green landscape beneath ice sheet

New york: There was a green and forested landscape prior to the time that the ice sheet began to form in Greenland and scientists have now discovered that the three-million-year-old landscape still exists beneath the Greenland ice sheet.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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

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