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UVM charts new course for Navigate

UVM charts new course for Navigate

Julianne Lesch , Cynic News Reporter November 13, 2019
Changes to be made to address faculty concerns
Students, take back your data

Students, take back your data

Staff Editorial October 16, 2019

Since 2018, UVM has softly rolled out its new advising software called Navigate, but how much say have students had in this process? Zero. According to the University’s own webpage detailing the project’s...

Who controls your privacy? Students left in the dark over who has access to their data at UVM

Who controls your privacy? Students left in the dark over who has access to their data at UVM

Julianne Lesch and Sawyer Loftus October 16, 2019
“Under the current configuration, even faculty using the system for legitimate purposes may inadvertently see the information that can cause adverse effects for students, including unconscious bias,” the letter stated.
The new app, the Guide, allows students to track their academic work and all the activities UVM has to offer around campus. ninty-one percent of first-year students have the app.

App gives guidance to students

Julianne Lesch, Staff Writer October 19, 2018

UVM students now have a new app to track their academic work and all the activities UVM has to offer. The app, called the Guide, was created to better connect students and their academic pursuits, enhance...

Advising program to expand by end of year

Advising program to expand by end of year

September 7, 2016

UVM’s peer mentor program has launched with plans to expand by the end of the academic year.It will cost $102,000 to implement the program for the 2016-2017 academic year, according to the official bill...

Make registration more user-friendly

Make registration more user-friendly

April 13, 2016

Class registration is, arguably, one of the most stressful times of the semester for students. Between trying to navigate the ever-confusing CATS report, avoiding dreaded 8:30 a.m. time slots, attempting...

Our advising needs a boost

April 8, 2015

This week, students will be making big decisions about their future — they’ll be deciding what classes to take next semester.This series of decisions is never easy.  And, with so many factors at play,...

Students rank advising poorly

Students rank advising poorly

November 18, 2014

After negative student feedback, academic advising teams are reassessing their strategies and are planning future reforms.A recent poll,  made available on the MyUVM portal, asked students, “How would...

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