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UVM athletic director steps down after 13 years

October 23, 2015

UVM Associate Vice President and Athletic Director Robert Corran is stepping down after 13 years with the athletic department. Corran announced his retirement in a staff meeting Oct. 22. Corran signed...

Rapper commits to peace

September 23, 2015

UVM senior Dan Batista is a new generation hip-hop rapper and songwriter. Going by the name “Chosin,” Batista strives to make a change in his community.“I spell my [rap alias] ‘Chosin’ with an...

Freestyle riders see campus as a bikers’ playground

September 14, 2015

Action sport athletes of all extremes live by one motto: go big or go home.Catamount seniors Ethan Cole and Dan Sherry live life on the edge, one pedal at a time.The two said they don’t choose to spend...

A snowboarder wearing Powe products hits a jump last winter with Powe’s snowboard the “Vt. Chedda Shredda,” Powe currently offers five snowboards on their website, with three only available for pre-order in anticipation of this year’s season. PHOTO COURTESY OF POWE SNOWBOARDS

UVM graduate’s company pushes eco-friendly items

September 1, 2015

 A new snowboard brand has etched its name into the frosty slopes of Vermont: the homemade and eco-minded Powe.  The brand’s name is pronounced “Pow.” The “e” stands for environment and...

Swedish track athlete discusses his journey

April 14, 2015

One UVM sprinter, hurdler and pole-vaulter has a one-track minset: work hard.Senior Martin Kallur hails from Falun, Sweden, where he attended Lugnetgymnasiet high school. He comes from an athletic family: ...

Skier wins NCAA title

April 1, 2015

One UVM alpine skier is no stranger to the spotlight.Junior Dom Garand most recently took home first place, winning the national title, in slalom during the 2015 NCAA Ski Championships  March 14 in Lake...

Cats scratch into semifinals of College Basketball Invitational

March 24, 2015

The Catamounts clawed until the very end in a scrappy 78-71 win over visiting Radford Highlanders in the quarterfinal round of the College Basketball Invitational at Patrick’s Gym March 23.The game,...

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First Year Griffin Brown competes in the Slalom event at Middlebury Carnival Feb. 13. The cats took fourth place at this year's NCAA Championships in Lake Placid, New York.

UVM places fourth in nation

March 17, 2015

 The slopes were groomed just right and conditions were fair, but the UVM Nordic and Alpine teams were unable to claw their way back as they came up short in the NCAA Ski Championships.The four-day event...

Coach shares his Olympic knowledge

Coach shares his Olympic knowledge

February 10, 2015

There’s not much of a slippery slope or many bumps along the trail in the UVM’s head nordic skiing coach’s journey.Patrick Weaver was a member of the U.S.  Ski Team from 1995-2000, and a two-time...

Vt. board battles NCAA

Vt. board battles NCAA

February 3, 2015

The UVM athletic advisory board voted “no” despite the recent NCAA autonomy ruling, where it was officially put into effect at a convention in Washington, D.C. this past January.In August 2014, the...

Plans for new event center completed

Plans for new event center completed

November 18, 2014

Members of the UVM community have collaborated on a game plan to construct a new event center.A construction and renovation proposal has been in debate since 2004.The board of trustees proposed the creation...

Academic union to elect new leadership

November 11, 2014

United Academics, UVM’s faculty union, are holding elections in the near future.Ballots will be sent out to union members Nov. 14, and are due Nov. 21.All positions, except the presidency, are currently...

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