The Vermont Cynic

Guest commentary: UVM’s land grant mission is paramount

An antique wooden desk first belonging to  Vermont Senator Justin Morrill, author of the Morrill Act of 1862 establishing the country’s first land grant universities, sits in President Garimella's office.

Guest Commentary

January 16, 2020

Editor's Note: This commentary is by Suresh V. Garimella, President, University of Vermont Against the back wall of my UVM office sits an antique wooden desk. Its surface is bare of books and paper because it serves no mere utilitarian purpose. As the desk that once belonged to Vermont Sena...

Entrepreneurship blooms at UVM

Entrepreneurship blooms at UVM

Ben Elfland, Senior Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

Entrepreneurs are popping up all over campus. In dorms and downtown, Burlington businesspeople want to do it themselves. A survey on the UVM website found that about 10 percent of respondents, or 156 undergraduates, said they operate their own small businesses. This information is consistent with fi...

Phil Scott: the right choice for Governor to move our state forward

Jason Maulucci

November 4, 2016

Disclaimer: Jason Maulucci is both the President of the UVM College Republicans and a staffer on Phil Scott's election campaign. During an election cycle in which the two major party nominees for president are as unpopular as they are, it is easy for voters to become disengaged and turned o...

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