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Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

May 29, 2017

The lowest tuition percentage increase since 1977 was passed by the board of trustees May 20.In-st...

SGA Updates

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Proposal to address concerns over current exam scheduleSGA is drafting a proposal to present to the Faculty Senate expressing concerns over the current exam schedule. The proposal would not likely affect the upcoming spring exams, but hopefully will affect next year at the earliest.Changes come in response to the re...

President Sullivan assures enrollment for DACA students

President Sullivan assures enrollment for DACA students

January 19, 2017

UVM sent emails to assure students that the University will stand with them, even if there are nationa...

Parking restricted near Redstone campus

January 19, 2017

Filed under Campus, News, Vermont

Faculty and staff showed up to their usual Wednesday parking spaces on a November morning   and were greeted with reserved signs. Due to a resolution passed on Sep. 21 by the Public Works Commission, the parking spaces  between Henderson Terrace and Cliff Street on South Prospect Street are now reserved for residents. ...

The evolution of NBR over time

Chloe Chaobal

January 18, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

Although the Naked Bike Ride has occurred at UVM for the last 21 years, each “ride” is different. The event occurs annually on the last day of classes. In past years, the NBR has fallen on a Wednesday. In 2016, the event occurred Friday, Dec. 4.   The event was spearheaded by Erica Kutcher ‘...

FSL loses tax-exempt status, numbers drop

FSL loses tax-exempt status, numbers drop

January 18, 2017

UVM fraternities and sororities are facing a decrease in membership following the loss of their property tax ...

Bikers see renovations along Burlington waterfront

Colin Bushweller

January 17, 2017

Filed under News, Vermont

Those who cycle through Burlington this year will be greeted with renovations made to the city’s downtown bike path.The path —which is now renamed the “Burlington Greenway” — has newly-added features that turn it into a linear park for recreation while improving views of Lake Champlain, said Diane Wood, the city’s...

Faculty assesses student performance

Faculty assesses student performance

December 7, 2016

The Faculty Senate has begun implementing a new form of student assessment focused on helping f...

Struggle to sublet hinder studying abroad

Struggle to sublet hinder studying abroad

December 6, 2016

For some students, the ability to sublet may be just as important a factor as rent and location...

Burlington becomes a sanctuary

Burlington becomes a sanctuary

December 6, 2016

The City Council approved the decision to make Burlington a sanctuary city Nov. 8, contrary t...

Mental help spikes

Mental help spikes

December 6, 2016

The increase in students requesting mental health services at UVM — particularly during finals —m...

Clean Energy Fund to get financial facelift

December 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The Clean Energy Fund is being restructured to have students more involved in choosing what projects the money goes toward.The CEF is funded by a $10 contribution included in the cost of tuition.It started in 2008 and is meant to help reduce UVM’s own greenhouse gas emissions, as well as educate students thr...

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