The Vermont Cynic

Looking up to three women

Tracy DeLade, Cynic Correspondent

October 18, 2017

They dash between academic buildings, give lectures at other colleges and work hard in downtown businesses. Here in Burlington, there are countless women to look out for. Women like Kathryn Fox remind us that the world is full of ambitious and determined women. In her 23-year career at UVM, Fo...

How a botany class led to a nutrition major

October 15, 2015

One UVM professor is no stranger to the feeling of uncertainty, which she experienced  during her undergraduate career and led her to where she is today. Professor of nutrition and food science Jean Harvey originally began studying biology at Pennsylvania State University, but said  she hated the major...

Professor maps children’s course

September 10, 2015

To know Meghan Cope, professor of geography, is to know her love of spaces and architecture.That’s why her office, nestled in the historic Old Mill building, seems perfect for her.“I really love Old Mill and the campus,” Cope said.Her love of architecture was just a stepping stone to her path of study...

Lecturer promotes social change

April 7, 2015

When meeting Mary Burke, lecturer in both the sociology and gender, sexuality and women's studies departments, the first thing  one may notice is her laid-back personality.Even her appearance— short, minimal haircut, jeans and black Converse—speaks to her relaxed demeanor. When it comes to her...

Art history professor talks Warhol

March 24, 2015

The office of Anthony Grudin, assistant professor of art history, could be mistaken for a library.Shelves of books line the wall of his office, the collection includes artists such as Willem de Kooning, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.“There’s more at home,” Grudin said, who can be found practic...

UVM mourns loss of a professor

UVM mourns loss of a professor

March 10, 2015

The UVM community recently lost a long-time economics professor.Ross Thomson, economics professor and founder of the Integrated Social Sciences Program, passed away Feb. 12.The program is one of the four teacher-advisor programs founded in 1993, according to the College of Arts and Sciences website...

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