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SGA Updates

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Proposal to address concerns over current exam schedule SGA is drafting a proposal to present to the Faculty Senate expressing concerns over the current exam schedule. The proposal would not likely affect the upcoming spring ...

UPB announces SpringFest headliner

Staff Report

March 29, 2017

Filed under Arts, Campus, News

This year’s SpringFest will feature exclusively international artists, with the exception of one local band. UVM Program Board announced the headliner for this year’s SpringFest, Irish indie-rock band Two Door Cinema Cl...

SGA finalizes 2017-2018 club budget

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Each year, SGA is tasked with creating a budget to help fund all 147 student organizations recognized at UVM. The $1.3 million budget, allocates funds to SGA-recognized organizations for the 2017-2018 academic year. It was p...

Bring it Back

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

After an 8-year push by students and the community, steps were made to bring back UVM varsity baseball. SGA President Jason Maulucci met with the Friends of UVM Baseball committee on Jan. 28 to work out a plan to reinstate t...

Students to choose new president

Erika B. Lewy and Lauren Schnepf

March 28, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

An SGA presidential campaign video set against a projection of a galaxy photo and scored with the “Game of Thrones” theme song has been viewed over 6 thousand times, according to Facebook.   The video was produced by candidate junio...

Faculty Senate change grade labels

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

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, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

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, 2017

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...

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