Vermont Business Magazine The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced that it has awarded $2,500 to Mobius for its Quality Mentoring System (QMS).
Comments Of Appropriations Vice Chairman Patrick LeahyOn Vermont’s Priorities And President Trump’s Budget. . . Budget Slashes Vermont Priorities And Undercuts Rural Communities.
Vermont Business Magazine Highlighting the need for legal services in rural and low-income communities across the country, Attorney General Donovan today joined a bipartisan group of 32 attorneys general in urging Congress to oppose the Trump Administration’s proposal to eliminate federal funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).
Vermont Business Magazine The second graduating class of Castleton University passed across the stage at its 230th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, bringing to close the 2016-17 academic year. Governor Phil Scott addressed the more than 3,500 guests in attendance and thousands more streaming the ceremony live online. Scott urged the graduates to understand that the best, is yet to come.
Vermont Business Magazine Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) responded to President Donald Trump's budget at a press conference Tuesday. See below for a full transcript and click here to watch the speech.
This Budget Is Immoral
"This is a budget that is immoral and that will cause an enormous amount of pain for the most vulnerable people in our nation.
Vermont Business Magazine BioTek Instruments celebrated the completion of a $4.5 million facility expansion and renovation during a company-wide event on Thursday, May 18. The 22,000 square foot expansion is already supporting the Company’s rapid growth. While many departments are benefitting from the additional space, the Company’s manufacturing area is most notably affected, growing by 33%. The project also includes a new 1,400 square foot training facility for the Company’s new and existing employees.
Council Established in Governor’s Executive Order to Combat Vermont’s Opioid Crisis Holds its First Meeting
Vermont Business Magazine Recently, Jon and Pam Baker of Roswell, Ga. celebrated a moment they were not sure would ever come. Their sons, Gavin and Jake Baker took their first dose of Orkambi, a drug recently approved by the FDA to help control their cystic fibrosis. At this “First Dose Party,” the Bakers were surrounded by hundreds of family and friends that helped make this special drug possible.
Vermont Business Magazine The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced that it has awarded $20,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Burlington for their Early Promise program.
The Early Promise program encompasses a wide range of academic components that help Club members be successful in school and prepare them for education beyond high school. The program serves 175 young people each day through a total of ten different learning opportunities.
by Jennifer Nachbur University of Vermont All it takes is the flip of a protein “switch” within the tiny wire-like capillaries of the brain to increase the blood flow that ensures optimal brain function. New research has uncovered that capillaries have the capacity to both sense brain activity and generate an electrical vasodilatory signal to evoke blood flow and direct nutrients to nourish hard-working neurons.
Vermont Business Magazine The March of Dimes, in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has awarded grants to conduct one year of surveillance on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in three states with high rates of NAS: Vermont, Illinois, and New Mexico. NAS is a group of problems that occur in newborns who were exposed to addictive opiate drugs while in the mother's womb.
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The University of Vermont Board of Trustees today passed the lowest tuition percentage increase in 40 years at its Commencement weekend meeting.