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Research funding halts in shutdown

The United States Capitol Building located in Washington D.C. is home to the United States Congress. The current shutdown of certain federal departments and agencies could slow own research at UVM, but financial aid remains unaffected.

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Research at UVM will go unfunded if the government shutdown continues, but financial aid is unaffected. The closure of certain federal departments and agencies that provide grants could slow down research at the University, said Wendy Koenig, UVM director of federal and state relations. “[The shutd...

UVM receives $12.3 million grant

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Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 20, 2018

The University received a $12.3 million federal grant for a cross-college collaboration to develop ways to prevent and control infectious diseases. The grant was awarded to UVM by the National Institute of Health and is the 17th grant from NIH that UVM has received, according to an Oct. 11 press r...

UVM startup assists the blind

November 20, 2015

A startup partnering with UVM has received a $1 million grant in recognition for an invention benefiting the blind.E.A.S.Y. LLC was awarded a grant from the National Institute of Health in order to continue work on their “inTact” printer prototype, which prints in raised-lines able to be read by ...

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