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The Vermont Cynic

Cynic Roundup: Six UVM-affiliated candidates win seats

Kira Schaefer and Nicole Hardy March 21, 2022

Stay up to date with the Cynic Roundup, giving you coverage on the stories you might have missed last week, from March 14 to March 18. Read the stories mentioned in the podcast here: Six UVM-affiliated...

Board, give due respect to all protestors

Board, give due respect to all protestors

Meg Trogolo February 13, 2020

UVM is one step closer to divesting from the fossil fuel industry, but the board of trustees needs to show more respect to everyone involved in the divestment movement. On Jan. 31, hours after a board...

Board must listen to students’ demands

Meg Trogolo February 6, 2020

UVM’s board of trustees has a listening problem. UVM students have been organizing in favor of divestment from fossil fuel companies for years, with the environmental club Organize leading the movement...

Letter to the Editor: How UVMs values align with divestment

Letter to the Editor: How UVM’s values align with divestment

Letter to the Editor December 9, 2019

Letter to the Editor Sophia Smith '21 Chair, SGA Committee on the Environment Member, Socially Responsible Investment Advisory Council Undergraduate Representative, Budget and financing...

The 108-foot high wind turbine located near Jeffords Hall produces 3,000 to 5,000 kilowatt hours a year, enough to power an energy efficient home for 12 months. From 2007 to 2013, UVM decreased its carbon footprint by 45%, however, ecological groups on campus are weary of this statistic and continue to work to reduce UVMs ecological footprint.

Environmental efforts strive to divest

Emma Pinezich and Lilly Young April 15, 2019

While the University bills itself as an environmentally friendly school, some ecological groups are working to further lower its environmental impact. From 2007 to 2014, UVM decreased its carbon footprint...

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The Board of Trustees meets Feb. 2, 2017.

Board of Trustees to discuss housing changes, fossil fuel divestment

Emma Jarnagin and Alex Verret October 19, 2017

The UVM board of trustees will meet Friday Oct. 20 and Saturday Oct. 21 for its quarterly meeting. Topics including diversity, tuition increases, updates and new uses for residence halls will be discussed,...

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