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Faculty union and University reach tentative agreement over contracts

Faculty union and University reach tentative agreement over contracts

2 days ago

After nearly a year of negotiations,  UVM has announced it reached a tentative agreement on new cont...

UVM nurses rally to improve work conditions

UVM nurses rally to improve work conditions

2 days ago

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders joined with UVM Medical Center Nurses May 12 to work toward improving staffi...

March 22, 2018

Gun advocates had just started their rally in support of the right to bear arms when a group of prote...

Press Release: Burlington Police Chief on Student Racial Justice Protests

Brandon Del Pozo, Burlington Police Chief

February 23, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

RECENT CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE IN BURLINGTON Last night, a group of approximately one hundred UVM students blocked traffic on Main Street during rush hour. The Burlington Police Department made the decision to allow the protests to continue. Protesters were otherwise highly cooperative and respectful. The protest concluded...

UVM and Burlington reach deal on MOU

UVM and Burlington reach deal on MOU

February 7, 2018

UVM and Champlain College have reached a decision in a $447,890 plan to pay for Burlington infrastructure...

Vermont Governor signs legal weed bill

Vermont Governor signs legal weed bill

January 22, 2018

This story was updated from the original version at 5:40 P.M. Jan. 22. Vermont Governor Phil Scott ha...

SGA supports bystander intervention training

Lauren Schnepf, Senior Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

The SGA has ruled in favor of supporting a bill that provides bystander intervention training for employees of nightlife establishments in the Burlington area.     The Bystander Intervention Training for Establishments Serving Alcohol in Burlington was supported by SGA April 11. The initiative was proposed by city cou...

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

Chris Dillon, Staff Writer

April 2, 2017

Filed under News, Vermont

Burlington is among the top five safest cities for kids, according to a recent study. The st...

Burlington nonprofit houses students and former prisoners

Burlington nonprofit houses students and former prisoners

April 1, 2017

As in many other homes on Buell Street, residents of the Dismas House and their guests sat down at 6...

Chinese officials study Lake Champlain

Chinese officials study Lake Champlain

March 29, 2017

Following their interest in Vermont's environmental laws, a team of Chinese researchers and government offi...

Community honors UVM student

Community honors UVM student

March 29, 2017

More than 100 friends and family members of the late Brett Cohen gathered at Stowe Mountain Resort to s...

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 the team. Varsity baseball was discontinued at UVM in 2009. Friends of UVM Baseball called the mee...

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