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The University of Vermont Graduate College has appointed Nicholas Heintz, Ph.D., professor of pathology at the UVM College of Medicine, as director of the Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Sciences Program (CMB). He took over the position July 1, 2013, succeeding the term of Mary Tierney, Ph.D., professor of plant biology at the UVM College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew is pleased to announce that Karen McAndrew has been included among Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation. This distinction is given based primarily on targeted research completed during the US Benchmark Litigation review process and is dedicated to honoring America’s leading female trial lawyers.

White + Burke Real Estate Investment Advisors, Inc. has named Stephanie T. Hainley as its Chief Operating Officer.

The Vermont Captive Insurance Association (VCIA) welcomes incoming chairman William D. Riley, attorney at Burlington-based Paul Frank+ Collins, at the 28th Annual VCIA Conference. Riley, alongside Paul Frank + Collins’ Captive Insurance Group Chair Stephanie Mapes, will be actively involved at the Conference, which runs August 13 - 15.

Allison Sara Kuklok, who earned her doctorate in philosophy from Harvard University in June of 2013, has been named Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Saint Michael's College, starting this semester.

CATMA’s Program & Outreach Manager, Katie Martin, was recently recognized as one of the top "40 Under 40 Transportation Demand Management Professionals” from the Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT), which is an international trade association that supports individual mobility management professionals and organizations in their efforts to reduce traffic congestion, conserve energy

Hannah Swayze-Quinn, MD, a native of Tunbridge, Vermont, is joining the Central Vermont Medical Center hospitalist team after recently completing her residency in Internal Medicine at Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University of Medicine in Springfield, MA.

Kevin Jermy has joined C2 as Project Analyst. Prior to joining C2 Kevin was working at CISCO Systems European headquarters in London, England as a Finance Analyst. Before then Kevin was a Commissions Analyst in Auckland, New Zealand. His most recent move was to Vermont where he joined Vertek in Colchester as a Data Analyst for two and a half years.

Lyndon State College and the Incubator without Walls (iWOW) program helped seventeen middle school students develop their inner entrepreneur during an interactive summer day camp. The students spent a week on the Lyndon campus in July acquiring hands-on experience in the fundamentals of starting a business, entrepreneurship, and financial and social responsibility.

Bread Loaf Corporation, a Vermont firm of architects, planners, and builders is pleased to announce that Sean Paquette has been promoted to Project Manager. Sean began working at Bread Loaf Corporation as an Assistant Project Manager on the Hypertherm Heater Road project in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Not long after Professor Raul Hilberg was named chair of the Department of Political Science in 1972, he began hiring promising scholars in an effort to make the department one of the best in the nation. Among them was a retired U.S. Army Brigadier General who was finishing his dissertation at Princeton after having completed two tours in Vietnam.

Rescue Inc. today has announced the appointment of Drew Hazelton as interim Chief of Operations. Former Chief of Operations, Mark Considine will assume new duties within the organization, as announced earlier in June. Both Drew and Mark will work together to facilitate a smooth and seamless transition.