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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Annual Norman Williams Lecture – All Are Invited

This is a reminder that Vicki Been will be delivering the Eighth Annual Norman Williams Distinguished Lecture in Land Use Planning and the Law on Thursday, February 2, 2012, in the Chase Center.   Vicki is the Boxer Family Professor of Law at NYU Law School and the Director of its Furman Center for Real Estate […]

Fun Winter Events

It’s hasn’t exactly looked like winter in Vermont this year, but nonetheless, we provide many opportunities for students and staff to stay active and engaged! Here are a few of our favorite spots: Catamount Outdoor Family Center, Williston, VT Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center, Grafton, VT Mountain Meadows Cross Country and Snow Shoe Area, Killington, VT

Hurrah for Sarah Buxton, VLS Alum

State Rep. Sarah Buxton ’10, who also works at VLS, is pictured in the ABA Journal’s “Lawyers Giving Back” section for her efforts in helping to coordinate Tropical Storm Irene relief efforts in South Royalton. http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/lawyers_giving_back11/

U.S. – China Partnership for Environmental Law Presentation

The U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law is hosting a presentation, February 2nd, 2012, from 3:35pm to 5:15pm, in OAKES 110.     Please join us for the presentations of 4 Chinese visiting scholars: * Professor Yu Wenxuan will present: “The Environmental Impact Assessment Systems in China and in the U.S.” * Professor Zhang Bao and Professor […]

Center for Agriculture and Food Systems

Vermont Law School has received a $1.25 million grant to support its new Center for Agriculture and Food Systems, which advocates for community-based agriculture across the United States.  The anonymous grant, which will be distributed over four years, will allow the center to hire a director with national experience and to expand its agricultural law […]

Spring Semester, Here We Go

Today is the first day of classes, Spring Semester 2012.  I cannot even believe that this academic year has now entered round 2!  Actually, this week has been quite busy.  All of the 1L students were back on campus Monday and Tuesday for the Career Services Boot Camp.  It was a busy, interesting two days […]