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A Careful Consideration of GMOs

In my food and agriculture class, we’ve been working through a rather controversial GMO paper by de Vendemois. It is technically dense, to say the least — the abstract of this paper mentions MON 810, False Discovery Rate, Principal Component Analysis, isogenic, Bt, detoxifying, hepatorenal, and on and on. Yet at its core, this paper […]

Examining Gun Control

Recent events involving gun violence—including the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Vice President’s Biden’s gun task force, pending state and federal  gun control legislation and the ongoing public debate on guns and violence—led to an amazing discussion in my Scientific Controversies class a couple weeks ago on gun control.  This class was typical of […]

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

We processed our largest batch of admissions decisions today! A very busy Friday in the office. Are you still waiting for for yours? Check Your Online Status!

VLS Welcomes Guest Lecturer from the United Nations

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

Vermont Professor Gus Speth: Advocate

You may have seen it on the news or read about it in a recent VLS press release. Professor Gus Speth, a recognized leader on international environmental law issues, was one of seventy people arrested during a protest in Washington DC surrounding the development of the Alberta tar sands pipeline. Students attend Vermont in substantial […]