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New in Davis Center

August 27, 2013

As the 2013 spring semester came to a close, the Davis Center was going through some major changes as far as what clubs, organizations and stores would be moving in and moving out for the 2013-2014 school year.  Officially, UVMtv moved out of its spot on the first floor and into a studio in Billings, ...

UVM replaces withering shrubs with new, partially gifted sign

August 27, 2013

Out with the old shrub-and-flower decorated UVM sign and in with a new, shiny $171,000 one.  The administration decided the sign needed to undergo construction after hearing from several visitors that it was not clear to them where the campus began, Vice President for Finance and Administration...

Men’s Educational Center has become topic of discussion for SGA

February 19, 2013

The student government association (SGA) could be moving closer toward establishing a Men's Educational Center on campus. The bill, expected to be voted on tonight, was originally proposed by SGA Senator Christian Matthew in the beginning of the semester as a response to an incident invo...

Aiken’s roof to be green

February 21, 2012

  Newly renovated George D. Aiken Center, as of this year, is currently constructing a green roof with research capability. With eight separate watersheds and 72 different temperature probes currently in development, the research and demonstration opportunities are vast, said Gary Hawley. The Aike...

UVM hit by budget cuts

April 27, 2009

UVM announced the first wave of budget cuts, totaling $10.8 million.In an e-mail sent to the UVM community from the UVM Broadcast Center, the cut was revealed to  include laying off 16 staff members and not filling 34 currently vacant faculty and staff positions.The details of the cuts laid out i...

College of Medicine ranks sixth in nation for primary care

April 24, 2009

    UVM's College of Medicine has been ranked sixth in the nation for primary care education in U.S. News & World Report's 2010 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," landing the program a top five percent ranking for the third consecutive year.To compile the list, the 130 medic...

27 students arrested at protest

April 23, 2009

Today at 11:30 p.m. police arrested 27 students for unlawful trespassing and escorted them out of the western wing of Waterman.Students had been in Waterman since the afternoon to protest the budget cuts and layoffs.After organizing a sit in at the Davis Center, the student activist group, Studen...

SGA Senator elections wrapped up

April 10, 2009

The closing of the Student Government Association (SGA) senator elections on April 8 brought some fresh blood to the 42 SGA Senate seats for Fall 2009 and Spring 2010.All 26 students that ran under re-elected senator Tyler Wilkinson-Ray's Emergent Change Organizers (ECO) coalition platform were elec...

Debate continues over student compensation

March 2, 2009

Along with funding teachers' salaries, custodial work and student-run clubs, a portion of what every student pays each semester goes back into the pockets of elected student officials.While the officials do a significant amount of work, some students feel that their jobs should instead be done on a volu...

Budget forum highlights

March 2, 2009

Daniel Mark Fogel, UVM President"I understand the current concerns, but I have to tell you that I in turn am angered by the imputation that I have had any motive other than simply working almost beyond endurance throughout my presidency to build academic quality, value and competitiveness for UVM, for V...

Fogel elaborates on administrative changes

March 2, 2009

University of Vermont President Daniel Mark Fogel informed the UVM community of some of the personnel changes taking place over the remainder of the semester in an e-mail on Monday. Fogel announced the appointment of Richard Cate to the position of vice president of finance and administration. He was f...

Student Government Association Vice President Josh Miller asked to resign

October 5, 2008

The Student Government Executive Board has requested Vice President Josh Miller to resign, said Drew Sander, chair of student activities."After considering the request, I have decided not to resign. I want to take my role head-on, and it is my intention to resolve these miscommunications rather than retr...

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