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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

UVM Rescue volunteers break ground on the construction of the UVM Rescue building in 2017. The project cost $1.4 million.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott declares April 25 ‘UVM Rescue Day’ to honor 50th anniversary of UVM Rescue

Halsey McLaen, News Editor April 26, 2022

April 25, 2022 was UVM Rescue Day in Vermont, according to an April 21 executive proclamation from Vermont Governor Phil Scott.  The day seeks to honor UVM’s volunteer student-run ambulance service,...

Provost and Senior Vice President Patricia Prelock speaks at Governor Phil Scotts weekly press conference July 13.

UVM to use state COVID-19 relief funds in partnership with CCV for career education for Vermonters

Ellie Scott, Summer News Editor July 14, 2021

UVM announced a career education program in partnership with the Community College of Vermont at the governor’s weekly press conference July 13. The program, Upskill Vermont, provides Vermont residents...

Akes Place sits on Church street March 25.

Gov. Scott reopens bars despite concern from Burlington and UVM officials

Angelika Hillios, Cynic News Contributor March 29, 2021

Last week, Vermont officials reopened bars state-wide despite growing concerns from the Burlington and UVM community following a week of record high off-campus COVID-19 cases.  As of Wednesday March...

UVM President shakes former Vermont Governor Jim Douglas hand outside of Ira Allen Chapel following his installation ceremony.

UVM asks Vermont for millions in relief due to COVID-19 stresses

Irene Choi and Sawyer Loftus April 16, 2020

UVM has called on the state of Vermont to give the University $25 million in additional funds to confront “serious challenges” facing the University due to the COVID-19 pandemic. UVM President Suresh...

In a symbolic transfer of power, UVM’s new President, Suresh Garimella, was handed the University mace and presidential medallion.
Garimella was installed as the 27th President of UVM, Oct. 3 in the Ira Allen Chapel.

Presidential Installation Ceremony marks official start for new President

Lilly Page , Staff Writer October 4, 2019

In a symbolic transfer of power, UVM’s new President, Suresh Garimella, was handed the University mace and presidential medallion. This transfer of two physical objects signaled the official start...

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