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UVM Sustainability Fellows Program

UVM Sustainability Faculty Fellows Program Report PDF
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This program seeks to develop a learning community—a multidisciplinary faculty cohort engaged in a year-long exploration of sustainability, the scholarship of teaching, learning, collaboration, and community building.


2016-2017 Fellows

Tatiana Abatemarco, Environmental Studies
Andy Barker, Project Director, Burlington City & Lake Semester
Terence Bradshaw, Plant and Soil Science; UVM Horticulture Research & Education Center / Catamount Educational Farm
Thomas Chittenden, Grossman School of Business
Sean Flynn, Neurological Sciences
Pamela Fraser, Art and Art History
Ehsan Ghazanfari, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jeffrey S. Marshall, Mechanical Engineering
Nicole Morris, Business, Champlain College
Thomas Donnelly Noel, Asian Languages and Literatures
Holly Painter, English
Shelly A. Rayback, Geography
Jessica Scott, Environmental Law Center, Vermont Law School
Kelly Thomas, English, Champlain College


» View fellows from previous years

The Goals of this Fellows Program

The program, rooted in our campus and regional landscape, features a two-day January institute, held at scenic Shelburne Farms and UVM’s GreenHouse Residential Hall. Here, fellows engage in a rich mix of dialogue, reflection, writing, and critical thinking to explore how sustainability concepts can be integrated into their teaching.

Five major topics are addressed:

Expectations for Fellows

Fellows are expected to:

Important Dates

October 13, 2017 Applications due (Online Application Form)
October 25, 2017 Fellows Luncheon
December 13, 2017 Fellows Luncheon
January 11 & 12, 2018 Institute at Shelburne Farms & GreenHouse,
UVM Campus
After the institute Professional development funds available
($250 per fellow)
Dates TBA, 2018 Fellows Luncheons

The program is presented by:

The Center for Teaching & Learning
The Office of Sustainability
The Greenhouse Residential Learning Community
Shelburne Farms
Shelburne Farms

The SFFP is proud to be a part of the Greater Burlington Sustainability Education Network and aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Coordinating Committee

If you have questions regarding the application process, contact Wendy Verrei-Berenback wverreib@uvm.edu