News In Brief

Edward P. Jones, author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “The Known World,” will read from his work on Tuesday, Oct. 11 in Marsh Lounge, Billings at 4:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Burack President’s Distinguished Lecture Series and the Department of English. A reception will immediately follow in the Apse Lounge, Billings.————————————————————————-The Catamount hockey team will face Michigan Tech this Friday, October 14, before they head to Alaska for the Nye Fronteir Classic————————————————————————-Higher Ground will host the 16th annual Vermont International Film Festival from October 13-16. The Vermont College Filmmakers Showcase will be on Thursday, October 13th at 1:30 p.m. The event will feature films submitted by local colleges, three of which are UVM student productions.————————————————————————-