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SGA Updates

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

April 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Bill Allocating Funds to the American Society of Civil Engineers A bill allocating $7000 to the ASCE was passed unanimously. The club requested funds for transportation and lodging at the National level of the Steel Bridge...

SGA supports bystander intervention training

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

The SGA has ruled in favor of supporting a bill that provides bystander intervention training for employees of nightlife establishments in the Burlington area.     The Bystander Intervention Training for Establishments Serving A...

Former NBA owners donates millions to Gund Institute

Brandon Arcari, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

UVM announced that with a new $6 million donation, the Gund Institute will be expanded to the entire University. The current Gund Institute for Ecological Economics will be expanded and renamed as the Gund Institute for Envir...

Professor shares passion for robotics

Chloe Chaobal, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Josh Bongard, associate professor of computer science, spent a lot of time in high school thinking about robots and their usefulness to humans, he said.   “Why did everyone think it would be so useful to have them, bu...

Quantitative reasoning added to requirements

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

A new general education requirement in mathematical problem solving will be added in fall 2017.   The proposal for the new general education requirement focused on quantitative reasoning was passed by the Faculty Senate Mar...

UVM fundraises $45k for cancer research

Greta Brown, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

On Saturday, hundreds of students and members of the Burlington community filled the Patrick Gym track, cheering in support of cancer research.   Many UVM students from all types of organizations across campus, including ...

Candidates tie in SGA election

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

For the first time in SGA history, there has been a tie between two candidates running for a position on the SGA Senate.   A special runoff election took place between the tied candidates, Sen. David Chapnic...

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