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Music chair resigns seat after 12 classes are cut

Music chair resigns seat after 12 classes are cut

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor

November 18, 2017

Following several cuts to music and dance courses, department chair D. Thomas Toner stepped down from his position Nov. 10. The cuts come following an email sent to Toner from the office of the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Nov. 8. “The cuts happened to us because we have a lot of part-t...

UVM students learn beside local inmates

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The Chittenden Correctional Facility is pictured. The facility has started a new program where inmates study alongside UVM students.

Brandon Arcari, Senior Staff Writer

April 12, 2017

Local prison inmates are studying alongside UVM students as part of a new program. UVM has become the first public university to institute a Liberal Arts in Prisons Program, implementing teaching techniques where students are taught alongside prison inmates. This semester, a class taught and d...

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