Featured Speaker: Nancy Mathews, Dean of The Rubenstein School

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In July, Nancy Mathews arrived at UVM as the new dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. She brings with her a rich understanding of problems that blur the boundaries between wildlife, ecology, and people — like the deadly chronic wasting disease spreading through central Wisconsin deer herds. Her decades of field research on white-tailed deer taught …

Featured Speaker: David Blittersdorf

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David grew up in Pittsford, Vermont fascinated with wind and solar energy, and earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont in 1981. He founded NRG Systems in 1982 (recently renamed Renewable NRG Systems), and over the next 22 years developed it into a global leader in wind measurement technology — simultaneously gaining a deep familiarity …