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October 2010

  • Sports Illustrated Video consulted Professor Michael McCann Oct. 29 about the legal ramifications of a Notre Dame student's death while he filmed an Irish football team practice.
  • Assistant Professor Don Kreis talked to the Burlington Free Press on Oct. 29 and vtdigger.org on Oct. 28 about a defamation lawsuit filed against Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Dubie.
  • vermontbiz.com reported Oct. 27 about a group of Vermont schools, including VLS, that are strengthening their ties to China.
  • Matthew Houde, associate director of career services, talked to the Union Leader on Oct. 26 about his re-election campaign as a state senator in New Hampshire.
  • Vermont Today on Oct. 25 reported Michele Gatto's election to the VLS Board of Trustees.
  • Professor John Echeverria spoke with the Ventura County (Calif.) Star on Oct. 24 about an important California legal battle over water rights and endangered species.
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education on Oct. 24 mentioned VLS as a top institution for producing Fulbright Scholars.
  • Matthew Houde, associate director of career services, talked to the Concord Monitor on Oct. 24 about his campaign to be re-elected as a state senator in New Hampshire.
  • The Huffington Post on Oct. 23 discussed one of Adam Moser's '11 posts on VLS's China Environmental Goverance blog.
  • FOX 44 and ABC 22 spoke with Michelle Tarnelli '12, a Schweitzer fellow, on Oct. 23 about her efforts to help low-income residents weatherize their homes before winter.
  • vermontbiz.com and the Burlington Free Press reported Michele Gatto's election to the VLS Board of Trustees on Oct. 20.
  • Wisconsin Public Radio spoke with Professor Jackie Gardina on Oct. 18 about efforts to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" law.
  • Professor Michael McCann discussed the NCAA's investigation of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team with the Hartford Courant and FOX CT News on Oct. 16.
  • Professor Jackie Gardina spoke with the Burlington Free Press on Oct. 14 about efforts to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" law, which prevents gays and lesbians from serving openly in the U.S. military.
  • In his SI.com columns on Oct. 14 and Oct. 15, Professor Michael McCann discussed the legal wrangling over the sale of a British soccer team to the owners of the Boston Red Sox. McCann's columns were cited by The Wall Street Journal.
  • Blake Johnson '12 and professors Jackie Gardina and Greg Johnson talked to New England Cable News on Oct. 13 about efforts to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" law and the Alliance's vigil to promote justice for the gay community. The vigil also was mentioned by VPR. Gardina and Johnson also spoke with WAMC Northeast Public Radio.
  • The New York Times and USA Today carried a Greenwire article on Oct. 13 that quoted Professor Pat Parenteau discussing the legal battle over the EPA's proposed greenhouse gas regulations.
  • Professor Pat Parenteau talked about climate change litigation with the Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media on Oct. 12.
  • Professor Michael McCann talked with WEEI Radio in Boston on Oct. 12 about sexual harassment allegations against NFL player Brett Favre.
  • GreenTechMedia included Mark Cooper in an Oct. 11 story on the costs of nuclear energy. Cooper is senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment.
  • The New York Times carried a ClimateWire article on Oct. 11 that talked with Professor Pat Parenteau about the status of the Cape Wind project.
  • Professor Mark Latham talked to WCAX on Oct. 11 about an SEC inquiry into Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.
  • BBC Radio talked to the Secular Law Students Association on Oct. 10 about religion in America today.
  • The Valley News spoke with Alliance students Oct. 10 about their efforts to promote equality for the gay community and their vigil to memorialize gay students who have recently committed suicide after being harassed.
  • Professor Craig Pease talked to the Cattle Network on Oct. 8 about livestock welfare.
  • Professor Pat Parenteau spoke with the Charleston Gazette on Oct. 6 about West Virginia's lawsuit against the EPA's plan to reduce the impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining.
  • Reuters and SolveClimate talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on Oct. 6 about solar panels being installed at the White House.
  • A Seven Days article Oct. 6 included Charles Handy '11, who recently formed the Young Professionals of Vermont.
  • The Associated Press reported Oct. 5 on VLS's new Land Use Clinic and the school's plan to open a Center for Agriculture and Food Systems next spring. The story ran in the Boston Globe, Albany Times Union, Burlington Free Press, WPTZ, New England Cable News and other media. VPR, vermontbiz.com and vtdigger.org also reported the news.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor Michele Martinez Campbell spoke with WCAX on Oct. 6 about PTSD's role in criminal cases in Vermont.
  • Mark Cooper, senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, was included in an Oct. 4 report in Forbes , Yahoo! Finance, Earth Times and other media on the costs of new nuclear power plants.
  • WCAX and the Mark Johnson Show talked to Professor Cheryl Hanna on Oct. 4 about the start of the U.S. Supreme Court term.