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Commencement guests will not be required to show proof of vaccination

Lila Cumming, Cynic News Reporter April 27, 2021

UVM’s Spring 2021 commencement ceremony will not require graduates and guests to show proof of vaccinations, but will implement other standard COVID-19 safety precautions. The University has split...

Former UVM seniors watch a virtual graduation May 17. Two months after UVM was supposed to
release students’ graduation plans, the University has refused to say when the ceremony will occur.

Class of 2020 left in the dark over postponed commencement ceremony

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Reporter October 14, 2020

Commencement for the class of 2020 has yet to happen, and despite promises from the administration to release a plan by August, the class of recent grads has been left in the dark.  Because of the...

This year's commencement speaker will be Darren Walker, the president of the Ford Foundation, and first openly gay speaker since 2011. Walker has been featured in Time's annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World and Rolling Stone's 25 People Shaping the Future.

Views diverge on graduation speaker

Cullen Paradis and Sophia Venturo February 15, 2019

This year’s commencement speaker will be Darren Walker, the first openly gay speaker since 2011. Walker, the president of the Ford Foundation, was announced as this year’s graduation speaker in a...

UVM will hold commencement outside

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer May 20, 2017

The University will hold its 216th Commencement outside May 21. The main commencement ceremony will take place on the University Green at 8:20 a.m. Tickets are not required, according to a UVM press...

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