In this issue...



Conflict and Complexity
Saleem Ali brings the scholarly methods of an environmental professor and skills of a mediator to difficult issues from gold mining to the roots of terrorism.
Interview by Kevin Foley

Rare Character
Brooks Buxton '56 is back home in Vermont, where his eye for art and artifacts is a boon for UVM and local collections.
By Lee Ann Cox

UVM in the Rings
United States skiers head to Torino 2006 under guidance of a UVM-rich coaching staff; and a look back through Catamount Olympic history.
By Thomas Weaver

Mississippi Rising
Alumnus Robert Orr '70 and fellow new urbanists envision a better reconstruction along the Gulf Coast.
By Amy Sutherland
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