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Example Partnership Projects

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Environmental Studies Community-Engaged Practicums

Through this interdisciplinary capstone experience, our senior environmental studies majors collaborate with community organizations to lend their creativity, perspectives, and research skills to addressing current environmental issues in our region and beyond. View the archive of our past project Read more

Other Example Projects

A fall 2020 Food Power and Justice class partnered with the following:

  • Porter Medical Center to conduct data input, analysis, and interpretation related to pre- and post-surveys of Farmacy clients.
  • VT Food Bank to survey customers’ satisfaction with frozen meal delivery.
  • Food Justice Task Force of Farm to Plate to interview stakeholders about how to center racial equity in food access programs.

An American studies course collaborated with Henry Sheldon Museum with students examining crucial primary source materials related to the founding of the museum and working to make these important archives more accessible both for the museum and for researchers.

A course focused on language and environmental communication partnered with a range of environmental organizations to examine environmental conflicts through an attention to language and communication.

A First-Year Seminar entitled Native Presence and Performance: Reclaiming the Indigenous Narrative invited students to respectfully engage with and support leading Abenaki culture bearers and Native playwrights from around the country, who will share how their work contributes to their nations’ goals.

A computer science class developed algorithms for transportation routing efficiency for Vermont’s Dial-a-Ride program in collaboration with the Vermont Agency of Transportation.

A remote sensing class within the Geography Department partnered with the World Resources Institute to perform the needed preliminary analyses of landscape change, contributing to a more efficient preparation for restoration activities.