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Wednesday Aug 20 | PennLive.com

Wilson College opens dorm-room doors for first time to male students

Wilson College students who arrived on campus for move-in day Wednesday were part of a historic day.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Celebrity suicide affects more than one: Local resources available...

Robin Williams battled depression and mental illness. He and more locally, Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna, each individually took their own lives within the last month.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Psychology, Bennington County, VT, Science, Bennington, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Our Opinion: A cruel, but necessary, wake-up call

The suicide deaths of Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna and comedian extraordinaire Robin Williams reminds us that mental illness affects even those who seem to be the most indomitable.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Opinion

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WVNY

Icon's Suicide Highlights Mental Health & Suicide Risks

Medical examiners released his cause of death on Tuesday. The award-winning actor was found dead in his northern California home on Monday.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Aladdin, Family, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Robin Williams

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Friends of Animals

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Cheers to Vermont Law School for becoming the first BEE Protective campus in the nation to end the use of neonicotinoid pesticides - the pesticides specifically linked to pollinator declines.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Shorewood, MN

Lake Forester

Governor, VLS president, faculty share memories of former Dean...

Vernon Law School will hold a memorial service for its former Dean and President Jeff Benson.

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Related Topix: Energy, IL, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Lake Forest, IL

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Water(less) World: What Turf Feeding Systems is Doing to Keep us From Drying Out

That's how long up to 40 percent of the world's population has until it will begin to see serious water shortages.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Stigma's wrath

When I first heard of the unexpected death of popular Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna, the pieces just didn't fit.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Opinion

The Brattleboro Reformer

Refugee legal help center set to close

When Ali Adam came to the U.S. from Kenya in 2005, he knew English, found a job within a week and graduated from high school two years later.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, South Royalton, VT

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Sunherald.com

Medical examiner: Law professor committed suicide

Her husband, Paul Henninge, told the Valley News that his wife was twice hospitalized for treatment for depression in the nine days before her suicide at their Burlington home.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Depression, Health

The Brattleboro Reformer

Former law school dean dies in Guilford

Jeff Shields, 68, a former president and dean of Vermont Law School died in his home in Guilford on Aug. 2. "Our hearts are heavy as we share the news of Dean Shields' passing," said VLS Board of Trustees Chairman Edward C. Mattes.

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Related Topix: South Royalton, VT, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Former VLS president dies

The former president of Vermont Law School has died. Jeff Shields died in his Guilford home last night.

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Related Topix: Suicide, University of Vermont

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont PBS fined for violating open meeting laws

Vermont's public television station will pay a $15,000 fine for violations of open meeting laws.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. moms gather for annual Big Latch On

It's a global effort to kick off World Breastfeeding Week by getting the largest number of moms to breast-feed at the same time.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin

Bangor Daily News

Verrill Dana's Litigation Capacity adds Taylor Neff

Following the merger with Friedman, Gaythwaite Wolf, which added 11 decorated trial attorneys to Verrill Dana's Litigation & Trial Group, Verrill Dana continues to grow its capacity in that area with the addition of Taylor R. Neff.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME

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.

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Related Topix: University of Vermont

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