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“Me Too” movement founder visits campus for diversity symposium

“Me Too” movement founder visits campus for diversity symposium

Maeve Gurnis, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Faculty, staff and students filled UVM’s Grand Maple Ballroom, eager to listen to Tarana Burke, founder of the “Me Too” movement.   Burke delivered the keynote speech for Blackboard Jungle 12, UVM’s 12th annual symposium designed to build understanding of diversity and inclusivity March 21....

An emphasis on gender inclusivity

An emphasis on gender inclusivity

Staff Editorial

March 1, 2017

The University has released a detailed plan to establish gender inclusivity in regards to restrooms. Trans folks have recently been targeted on a national level. President Donald Trump rolled back an order the Obama administration began, allowing transgender youth to use whichever bathroom they choose...

New Interfaith Center uniting UVM campus

New Interfaith Center uniting UVM campus

September 14, 2016

[media-credit name="Genevieve Winn" align="alignnone" width="230"][/media-credit]UVM prides itself on being inclusive to everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, gender or religion.A new Interfaith Center is planned to open by the end of the semester, and is another example of our University’s work toward in...

UVM in the top 30 LGBTQ-friendly schools

Hannah Carpino

September 14, 2016

I can remember one of my very first days at UVM clearly: standing in a circle at orientation and being asked by a cheerful leader for my name, hometown, and preferred pronouns. Preferred pronouns? I had no idea what I was being asked. Preferred pronouns, their significance and the larger context o...

Center for safe practice of religion to open

Center for safe practice of religion to open

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 13, 2016

Students will have more ways to practice and explore religion this year.   By the end of this fall, an Interfaith Center will open its doors on Redstone campus, allowing people of different faiths to worship, pray, meditate and learn, Interfaith Coordinator Laura Engelken said.      ...

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