Animal Biosciences PhD Students Awarded Pre-doctoral Fellowships

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Caitlin Jeffrey and Victoria Taormina, Ph.D. students in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Sciences (ASCI) Animal Biosciences program, received pre-doctoral fellowship grants under the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Competitive Grants Program. The fellowships from the Education and Workforce Development Program provide two years of salary, tuition and materials and supplies support for their thesis projects. Continue reading “Animal Biosciences PhD Students Awarded Pre-doctoral Fellowships”

Kindstedt Honored with Wisconsin Cheese Makers Award

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UVM Nutrition and Food Sciences Professor Paul Kindstedt has been honored with the 2022 Babcock Award by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. Named for Stephen Babcock, the famed agricultural chemist and University of Wisconsin professor, this award recognizes the contributions of those in education or affiliate organizations partnering with cheesemakers in the pursuit of dairy industry innovation and excellence. Continue reading “Kindstedt Honored with Wisconsin Cheese Makers Award”

Dangl Examines Indigenous Social Justice Struggles in Bolivia

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The following articles published in “Oral History Review: Journal of the Oral History Association,” examine how Indigenous movements in Bolivia have used oral history as a tool for social justice struggles and decolonizing research methods in the Andes. This work draws from CDAE Lecturer Benjamin Dangl’s book The Five Hundred Year Rebellion: Indigenous Movements and the Decolonization of History in Bolivia, which recently won a Nautilus Book Award. Continue reading “Dangl Examines Indigenous Social Justice Struggles in Bolivia”

Steph Dion Receives UVM Common Ground Award

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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is pleased to congratulate Steph Dion, Assistant Dean of Human Resources and Business Operations, on receiving the Our Common Ground Staff Award, given annually by the UVM President. The award recognizes UVM staff who exemplify the qualities of UVM’sOur Common Groundvalues and who have made a significant impact on the university through their expression of these values: Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Openness, Justice, Responsibility. Continue reading “Steph Dion Receives UVM Common Ground Award”