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College of Nursing and Health Sciences receives $175,000 grant

February 5, 2016

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A $175,000 grant has been given to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences to help educate nurses, nursing students, and expand the UVM Medical Center. The grant came from the Keybank Foundation, a non profit organization founded in 1969 to provide grants to educate students for the workforce, according to the found...

Study measures impact of parental control on stress

Caroline Alkire

February 5, 2016

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The UVM psychology department is measuring the impact parents have on students’ relationships with their peers. Assistant psychology professor Jamie Abiaed teamed up with developmental psychology graduate student Caitlin Wagner to research whether UVM students who have stress-inducing parents are more likely to react to ...

UVMtv makes its cable debut

UVMtv makes its cable debut

February 4, 2016

The greater Burlington community will now be able to watch original shows created by UVM students on cabl...

<p>UVM president hires chief of staff</p>

UVM president hires chief of staff

February 3, 2016

The UVM administration organization chart has been shuffled to create a new position in the president’...

Sanders places second in Iowa Caucus

Sanders places second in Iowa Caucus

February 3, 2016

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders nearly matched former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the Democratic Iowa Caucus Feb. 1, according to the Associated Press. Sanders had ...

<p>Students removed from Trump’s rally, students say</p>

Students removed from Trump’s rally, students say

January 12, 2016

[Updated: Jan. 12 10:35 P.M.] Two UVM students said they were removed after  protesting a Donald Trump rally held at the Flynn Performing Arts Center Jan. 7 in Burlington. Fi...

<p>Trump rally in Burlington met with local opposition</p>

Trump rally in Burlington met with local opposition

January 9, 2016

Before Donald Trump took the stage at his Burlington campaign rally, a voice boomed over a loudspeaker in the Flynn Theater: “If there is a protester beside you, please throw your ha...

Sociology department fills course

Bryan O'Keefe

December 14, 2015

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Students have raised concerns over the amount of space available for “Introduction to Sociology”. Only one 145-person sociology 001 class is being offered in the spring, and three overrides have already been granted. Professor Beth Mintz, the course instructor, said she has been giving overrides to all who have asked. ...

New drug trial helps patients

New drug trial helps patients

Caroline Alkire

December 12, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

UVM has joined a number of universities testing a drug that is giving patients the chance to try an a...

Student talks about climate change in Paris

December 11, 2015

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A UVM student presented in front hundreds of scholars and world leaders gathered in Paris to discuss climate change.The 21st conference of the parties, also known as COP21 is the yearly meeting where countries speak about plans to end climate change, according to the conference’s website.Beginning Nov. 30 and lasting through De...

UVM developing new drone policy

UVM developing new drone policy

December 10, 2015

UVM is developing a policy to make drone use safer on campus and at University-sanctioned events. The University forme...

Student goes to court after charges of alleged assault

Bryan O'Keefe

December 10, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

After allegedly threatening his roommate with a butane lighter Oct. 29, a first-year student is seeking to reduce his penalty in court. Connor Ferreira allegedly threatened his roommate, first- year Zach Pittel, with a butane torch and prevented him from leaving their dorm room on the evening of Oct. 29, according to a Nov....

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