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UVM announces plans to cut nearly 30 College of Arts and Sciences degree programs

Lilly Page, Cynic News Reporter | 2:43 pm

UVM has proposed slashing 27 programs in the College of Arts and Sciences in another blow to the College, citing its mounting budgetary deficit of $8.6 million. In two separate emails sent to the UVM community Wednesday, CAS Dean Willian Falls and UVM Provost Patricia Prelock announced that the College would phase out 12 majors, 11 minors and four master’s degree programs for their low enrollment...

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UVM hires new dean amid pandemic-induced hiring freeze

Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor | 10:35 am

UVM has hired a new dean for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences despite a University-wide hiring freeze and increasing tensions over a plan that would dramatically reshape UVM’s seven colleges.   The new dean, Noma Anderson, once an upper administrator at the University of Tennessee, has been appointed by Provost Patricia Prelock and will join UVM Feb. 1, according to a Nov. 30 UVM press...

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Passing the Mic to Vermont Women – A Vermont Female Firefighter’s Story

Tulley Hescock, Multimedia Reporter | November 21, 2020

UVM Junior, Maxine Senft-Miller is one of a few female volunteer firefighters in Colchester, Vermont. Listen to her talk about her experience in a male dominated field and what it takes to be a firefighter.

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David Cabrera, Podcast Editor | October 29, 2020

For Halloween, Podcast Editor Dave Cabrera looked into some mysterious events and urban legends in Vermont. Joseph Citro, the author of Passing Strange, True Tales of New England Hauntings and Horrors, let me ask him some questions about his books and other spooky parts of Vermont.

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Cynic Debate

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Reporter | October 27, 2020

Cynic culture writer Cyrus Oswald hits campus to collect student opinion on the debate, news, and other current events.

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The Man Who Killed Halloween
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Cynic Fit Check: Hannah Rose
Cynic Fit Check: John Zambarano

Cynic Fit Check: John Zambarano

November 20, 2020

Poesía en resistencia: Poetry in resistance

Poesía en resistencia: Poetry in resistance

September 30, 2020

How COVID-19 changed popular music

How COVID-19 changed popular music

September 24, 2020

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First turns of the season are made at Dawn of the Shred
UVM varsity sports to resume play starting next month

UVM varsity sports to resume play starting next month

October 27, 2020

Students demand change amid claims that UVM Athletics mishandled sexual assault investigation

Students demand change amid claims that UVM Athletics mishandled sexual assault investigation

October 13, 2020

UVM Hockey hires new coach despite University-wide hiring freeze

UVM Hockey hires new coach despite University-wide hiring freeze

October 7, 2020

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