Laura Bernardini ’95 recently won an Emmy Award for her work as one of the producers on CNN’s “Election Night in America.” Laura has been part of the CNN news team nearly since her UVM graduation and has covered major events from presidential campaigns to the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Chuck Ross ’78, Vermont’s secretary of Agriculture, Food, and Markets, has been named president of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. Since the NASDA president traditionally hosts the annual conference, agriculture secretaries, commissioners, and directors from across the nation will gather together in Vermont next September for the 2014 annual meeting.
Vasu Sojitra ’13 is featured in a Backcountry Magazine piece that spotlights his skill as a backcountry skier despite having one leg. “I just center my leg over my body and lean forward with my arm and use that crutch as a pole, plant that and spin off it. To me right now, it doesn’t seem like a problem. I’ve gotten used to it,” he says. An abbreviated version of the article is available here with the full version featured in the print version of Backcountry.