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News stories you missed this summer

News stories you missed this summer

Staff Report

August 27, 2019

Here’s a quick round-up of some of the summer’s top stories. UVM ranked as a top cannabis consumer UVM has been ranked as the No. 1 school in the nation for cannabis consumption, according to the latest rankings from the Princeton Review. Last year, Vermont lawmakers passed legislation to legalize personal possessio...

CATcards to go digital through Apple partnership

CATcards to go digital through Apple partnership

Mills Sparkman, Summer Editor

August 21, 2019

A lost CATcard is a rite of passage almost all UVM students have experienced. Now, misplacing your CATcard could be a distant memory. The CATcard Service Center recently announced a partnership with Apple in which students who have an iPhone or an Apple Watch can integrate their CATcard details i...

CatCard office tests new tech

CatCard office tests new tech

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

October 21, 2017

In a few years, students will be able to use their smartphones to gain access to their residence halls. The CatCard office is testing a mobile ID technology that would allow students, staff and faculty to use their phones in place of plastic ID cards, said Mark McKenna, director of the Cat...

CatCards have new design, new technology

CatCards have new design, new technology

September 13, 2016

New CatCards are being issued to students and faculty this year with a new design and technology.  The CatCards are different in both appearance and function. Instead of an image of Billings Library on the card, it is now the Davis Center.  Part of the reason for the new design was to give the...

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