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Faculty Senate change grade labels

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 24

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The Faculty Senate has changed the labels of grades submitted late by professors to eliminate consequences felt by students. “Administrative failing,” “administrative unsatisfactory progress” and “administrative no ...

SGA updates

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 24

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Student Government Elections Election packets for the position of President and Vice President of the SGA are due Wednesday, Mar. 22. These packets must be completed in order to run for the positions. Elections for President...

UVM awarded for human rights efforts

Lucy Bisselle, Staff Writer

March 12

Filed under Campus, News

An initiative launched at UVM received an award for its work with torture victims. On Feb. 15, the 2017 Human Rights Award was presented by the American Psychiatric Association to the National Consortium of Torture Treatmen...

UVM hosts human trafficking conference

Chris Dillon and Kassondra Little

March 12

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In February, UVM brought together an FBI agent, doctors and community service workers to address human trafficking in Vermont. The Department of Family Medicine and the Larner College of Medicine hosts the annual Cultural ...

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 12

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New App seeks to improve student voter participation Lachlan Francis presented a proposal for the use of an app called Voatz in the upcoming SGA elections. Voatz is an app that uses fingerprints  to provide a new platform to vote. ...

Medical lecturer discusses in-class death

Colin Bushweller, Senior Staff Writer

March 12

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In the Spring of 2013, while giving a presentation on infant CPR, lecturer Pat Malone collapsed and fell to the ground. Malone was having a heart attack and was pronounced medically dead. The students in the CPR training...

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