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Best of UVM

Best of UVM

Culture Staff

May 10, 2018

Filed under Arts, Arts Regular, Campus Life, Culture, Life

The Culture staff curated a list of places we wish we knew about during our first few weeks at UVM. Onc...

Van decorated to combat addiction stigma

Greta Brown, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

While some were getting high with friends April 20, others celebrated by decorating an old van with positive images to support recovering addicts.   Junior Rory Butler lost a friend to a heroin overdose in January and decided to bring attention to the issue with his “UVM Recovery Van” project, he said. &nbs...

Mental help spikes

Mental help spikes

Erika B. Lewy

December 6, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The increase in students requesting mental health services at UVM — particularly during finals —m...

Campus services support students after election

Campus services support students after election

November 15, 2016

From the Waterman building to the Living/Learning Center, students found support following the results o...

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

Mental illness: a silent struggle for students

Renee Willard

October 19, 2016

Filed under Life, Life Regular

The National Alliance for Mental Illness has declared the first week of October “Mental Health Awa...

LivingWell helps to celebrate recovery month

Anna Power

October 6, 2016

Filed under Life

This September, UVM celebrated Recovery Month through Living Well’s Catamount Recovery Program, a programmed housing option for students recovering from addiction. “The Catamount Recovery Program was developed to create a community and a home for students that are in recovery,” Amy Boyd Austin, coordinator of the Catamount...

New therapy dogs to soothe UVM students

New therapy dogs to soothe UVM students

September 29, 2016

Filed under Life

With many students’ first exams coming up, some are “going to the dogs” to reduce stress. U...

An honest narrative of a first meditation

An honest narrative of a first meditation

February 3, 2016

I’ve never really meditated. Not unless you count the mini meditation I did at the end of a yoga class ...

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Your symptoms may be more than the ‘Winter Blues’

December 10, 2015

As the winter months quickly approach, some students are bracing for the onset of seasonal affective di...

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