SARAH ZOBEL

 

Profiles of three UVM researchers working with dendritic cells, biofuels, and native ecosystems.

The 2014 Research Report of the University of Vermont


Mark Usher, chair of the Department of Classics, is writing the libretto for a poetic opera in ten scenes. It's in Greek, Latin, and English, and tells the story of Roman emperor Nero, a "Liberace-like character" who loved to perform but also killed his wife and mother.

University of Vermont Communications


Common wisdom says there are artists and there are engineers, right-brainers and left-, and never the twain shall meet. But Pepin Gelardi '01, a partner and head of product design strategy at Manhattan-based Tomorrow Lab, disagrees.

The Exeter Bulletin


Names such as Bode Miller and Julia Mancuso may grab the headlines, but there are plenty of other U.S. athletes who have been rigorously training for their shot at Olympic gold in sports ranging from biathlon to skeleton.

American Way


In the L-shaped desk in his cozy office on the fourth floor of the Fletcher Building at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Frank Ittleman, M.D., slowly opens a drawer.

Vermont Medicine


Even before its fifth anniversary--a milestone that will happen this summer--August First Bakery and Café is something of a Burlington institution.

Best of Burlington


In launching Burlington Ensemble, violinists Sofia Hirsch and Michael Dabroski tweaked the time-tested concept of the benefit concert to come up with an approach that allows them to raise funds for nonprofit organizations around the state while introducing classical music to new listeners.

Best of Burlington


In the kitchen of a small house in rural Vermont, Elise Brokaw '81 is making chili, taking turns stirring the pot with her co-chefs: two children and a woman. But it's not Brokaw's family--it's not even her kitchen.

Taft Bulletin


Jon Buono knew he wanted to be an architect as early as elementary school, choosing PA for its unique architecture studio.

Andover


College internships in reality TV and fashion design were the unconventional paths that led Dr. Cindy Chang '02 to a career in medicine.

The Exeter Bulletin


Erin Henderson is out the door for her daily run by 4:30 a.m. She needs to get her miles in early so she’s home in time to get breakfast ready for Nate, Ryan, Shane, Maggie, Sadies, Destinee, Benjamin, Amanda, Belane, Marcus, Solomon and Noah. If you think you don’t have time to train for a marathon, Erin’s life might prove you wrong. 

Women's Running


While volunteering at a Philadelphia soup kitchen in 2007, Tom Costello Jr. learned that many of the foot-related afflictions from which homeless people suffer can be avoided by wearing new, dry socks. "I knew I had to be the sock guy," he says.

O, The Oprah Magazine


Imagine your best friend--the one with the really great sense of style and amazing wardrobe-- invites you to her house to pick through her closet and help yourself to anything you like. While you’re admiring the gorgeous Marc Jacobs coat and the jeans from 7 For All Mankind, she offers you a cup of Green Mountain Coffee or a glass of wine, accompanied by a delicious Vermont Brownie Company treat on a silver tray. 

Best of Burlington


Russell Tracy, Ph.D., followed his own special path to build a distinguished research and administrative career, and in the process has helped foster the work of many others.

Vermont Medicine


Cynthia Knauf spent childhood weekends helping her father dig up and transplant trees around their property in eastern Pennsylvania. Fast-forward to 2012.

Best of Burlington


At a professional meeting of roentgenologists in 1920, a chicken dinner was served. Soon after the plates were set down, it became apparent that few of the attendees were able to enjoy the meal. After years of working with X-rays, so many had lost fingers or hands to radiation-induced damage that almost no one was able to cut the meat by themselves.

Vermont Medicine


An idealist and a self-described "noodge" walked into Vermont's statehouse. By the time they came out, the legislature had passed a single-payer healthcare bill.

Vermont Maturity


Deborah Housen-Couriel ‘77 remembers a schoolwide activity, World Food Day, from her first year at NMH. Its lessons stayed with her.

Northfield Mount Hermon, NMH Magazine