Brown Honored as 802 Diplomat by VT Council on World Affairs

During the Vermont Council on World Affairs Annual Meeting, the 2022 802 Diplomats were honored. An 802 Diplomat is anyone who is in or has visited Vermont and engages in citizen diplomacy.

Patrick Brown802 Diplomats engage with ideas and citizens of other countries and cultures to help enhance global thinking and awareness. This year they honored Community Development and Applied Economics Adjunct Lecturer Patrick Brown. Continue reading “Brown Honored as 802 Diplomat by VT Council on World Affairs”

New Funding from NOAA to Study Climate Change Resilience for Mobile Homes

car washed up in the yard of a mobile home

UVM is part of a new regional collaboration to study the climate-related vulnerabilities of mobile home park communities. With funding announced this week from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA)s Climate Adaptation Partnerships program, the project brings together researchers from the Universities of Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine, as well as all three northern New England State Climatologists.

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Research on Genetically Modified Food Labels Published

A man and woman are grocery shopping and reading the label on a jar of food.
Image source: U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Community Development and Applied Economics Professor Jane Kolodinsky published a new article in the Journal of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, with co-authors UVM Mathematics and Statistics Professor Jeff Buzas, Nick Rose, Food Systems PhD candidate, and a colleague from the University of Kentucky, Associate Professor Yuging Zhang. Continue reading “Research on Genetically Modified Food Labels Published”

Sept. 2022 CALS New Hires

Carolyn Claxton, Office/Program Support Generalist

Carolyn Claxton is standing in front of some green trees.Carolyn Claxton joined the Community Development and Applied Economics Department (CDAE) as their office/program support generalist in July. In this role, she supports all members of the CDAE community. Prior to joining UVM, Claxton was employed by Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for nearly 12 years, where she served as the coordinator for student affairs. Continue reading “Sept. 2022 CALS New Hires”