Vermont is home to a remarkable number of people doing positive work in businesses and non-profits
around the globe. Fran Stoddard has been taking note of some of
these innovators as they bring the best of Vermont to international
development – like Green Mountain Coffee Roasters’ Rick Peyser.
Fran Stoddard has been taking note of a
remarkable number of innovators in business and non profit ventures who
make Vermont their home. They bring the best of Vermont to international
development. Project Harmony International’s Ann Martin is one of them.
Vermont is home to a remarkable number of businesses and non profits
doing positive work around the globe. Fran Stoddard has been taking note of some of
these innovators that bring the best of Vermont to international
What does the future of health care look like for Vermont and the country? We discuss the University of Vermont’s George D. Aiken Lecture, Future of Health and Wellness,
delivered by former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher. Our guests are
Peter Hofstetter, CEO of Northwestern Medical Center; Betty Rambur,
Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences at UVM; and Dr. Scott Luria,
primary care internist at Fletcher Allen. Hosted by Fran Stoddard.
What does the future hold for Vermont’s changing landscape? We’ll discuss the University of Vermont’s George D. Aiken Lecture Hands on the Land.
Fran Stoddard’s guests are historic preservation expert Bob McCullough
and geomorphologist Paul Bierman. They’ll discuss Jan Albers’ and Darby
Bradley’s talk on the history and future of Vermont’s landscape.
Poverty is a social crisis that has been hidden from view. Our guests
are Hal Colston of Neighbor Keepers and Gretchen Morse of the United
Way. We look at the reasons people fall into poverty, and ways
communities can lend support. Hosted by Fran Stoddard.
Vermont’s ski academies are filled with teens who dream of making it.
We talk with Olympian Doug Lewis and Sverre Caldwell: Nordic head coach
and former headmaster at Stratton Mountain School about developing a
talented skier into an international competitor. Hosted by Fran
Education around social and health issues is a challenge for many
developing countries. A Vermont-based organization is making progress
with an unusual approach: using entertainment to change behavior. We
talk with Bill Ryerson, director of the Population Media Center. Hosted
by Fran Stoddard.
Art centers are cropping up in small towns throughout Vermont and
supporters say their impact extends beyond artists. We discuss the arts
and what they mean to our communities. Guests are Sue Higby, executive
director of Studio Place Arts in Barre and Bill Botzow, artist and
former chair of the Vermont Arts Council. Hosted by Fran Stoddard.