UVM: A place to start something different
- During the building of the Dudley H. Davis Student Center, 92.08% of construction waste was diverted from a landfill.
- Educational philosopher and reformer John Dewey and his wife are the only people buried on the university's campus (on the north side of Ira Allen Chapel).
- Lake Champlain is one of the country's most stunning lakes. Its 587 miles of shoreline touch Vermont, New York and Canada and at its widest, the lake measures 12 miles across
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The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution. The university is home to 9,970 undergraduates, 1,317 graduate students, 454 medical students and 1,364 full- and part-time faculty. Located in Burlington, Vermont (perennially voted one of America's most exciting small cities), UVM's setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents.
杜威畢John Dewey, Class of 1879, Pragmatist philosopher and educator.業於此校:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Vermont
胡適之先生在1956年7月30日 University Vermont，遇見許多位的學者，其中之一為Prof. Nuquist，說他在通州潞河中學教過書，住過山西 汾州及太谷。參考: 胡適日記全集 9 : 1953-1962，頁223。可能是Andrew Edgerton Nuquist 1905-1975。
Married Edith in
Andrew Nuquist's educational background included a Bachelor of Arts from Doane College in 1926 and an MA in 1936. He also earned a PHD from the University of Wisconsin.
In 1938, Andrew was hired as an Associate Professor of political science instructor at the University of Vermont. Andrew and Edith moved from Wisconsin to Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont. Andrew's interest in Vermont's local and state form of government became a focal point of his career, and his research, lecturers and writing resulted in his becoming recognized as an authority in those areas. His publications include:
- Town Government in Vermont
- Local election laws and the use of the Australian ballot in Vermont
- The Vermont Political System
-Vermont State Government and Administration. Co-written with his wife Edith, this book is considered the authoritative source on the structure and operation of Vermont State Government. Updated versions of the book are still in use in 2012.
In 1946, Andrew ran an unsuccessful bid at becoming the Republican candidate for the US Congress. His campaign listed the following experiences:
Chairman of Vermont State Chamber of Commerce Committee on Local Finances and Affairs, 1941 - 1943
President of the Vermont Association for the Crippled, Inc. 1942 - 1946
Director Town Officer's Educational Conference, 1939 - 1941
Lecturer at Town officers' conferences
Honorary State Farmer Degree from Vermont Future Farmers of America
Missionary teacher in China 1927 - 1930.
In 1970, after Edith passed away, Andrew married Isabell Jackson Saccocia.
In 1982, the Center for Research on Vermont at the University of Vermont created the Nuquist Award to recognize Andrew's contributions to the state. The award is presented annually by the Center for outstanding undergraduate research on a Vermont topic.