The Vermont Cynic

University saves millions by knocking down old buildings

University saves millions by knocking down old buildings

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor

September 20, 2018

Mo Quigg The University saved millions of dollars in work on old buildings by spending more to build new ones. Over $38 million in deferred maintenance costs to bring buildings up to code was instead used to build new buildings to replace them. The Cook Physical Science building, which occupied...

We don’t want your programmed dorms

We don’t want your programmed dorms

Staff Editorial

September 12, 2017

While new construction on campus is making our school more aesthetically pleasing, these new buildings designed around programmed housing carry a whole new set of issues. Over the summer, new buildings popped up on campus. One of them was the Central Campus Residence Hall, a dorm built for first-...

New construction benefits student life

November 30, 2016

It's easy to feel on top of the world after senior year of high school. Coming from the top of the totem pole, so comfortable and confident in your environment, to a community so new and untouched can be a weird transition. At the same time, leaving high school in the past and jumping into ...

Billings to get a makeover

Billings to get a makeover

Bryan O'Keefe

April 6, 2016

A new multi-phase project will both create and relocate student services and University offices. Starting next week, the Billings Library basement will be undergoing renovation alongside the ongoing construction of a new dining hall, dorm and STEM building. The construction will also impact the Davis ...

Construction to continue beyond 2019

<p>Construction to continue beyond 2019</p>

January 28, 2016

UVM and the UVM Medical Center are preparing for on-campus construction beyond 2019 due to the amount of buildings under construction.Construction is divided into three phases: the STEM labo- ratory, the classroom and office buildings which are to be completed in 2019 as well as multiple smaller projects...

Construction begins on new dorms

November 4, 2015

The future of Central Campus with the Chittenden, Buckham and Wills residence halls torn down will see big changes. Students say they are wary about the changes.The place where the dorms once stood is now a construction area, and some have questioned when all of the work will finally be finished.“I t...

Construction projects will not raise price of tuition

April 14, 2015

With the many construction projects beginning this summer, some students wonder whether tuition will increase as a result.It won’t, Richard Cate, vice president for finance said.“That’s a good idea, if they are not increasing tuition,” sophomore Blaze Vogliano said. The STEM — science, technolog...

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