The Vermont Cynic

The Waterman building located on the corner of South Prospect Street and College Street stands with nobody around it, Sept. 30. Waterman is the largest academic building on campus.

Amidst political polarization, professors foster atmospheres of respect

Irene Choi, Assistant News Editor November 5, 2020

Despite deep political divides both nationwide and on campus, UVM faculty members are trying to create respectful and open spaces for students to discuss divisive topics in classrooms. As a historic...

Professors Read Positive “Rate My Professor” Comments

Joe Joyce, Nina Loutchko, and Jordan Mitchell December 7, 2018

We had some of our favorite professors read positive comments from the popular website "Rate My Professor"! Leave a comment below with a professor we should interview next.

Different teaching styles can help students

Different teaching styles can help students

Emily Johnston November 1, 2018

I have only been in college for a couple months and I have already started to notice that some professors teach the same material differently. Neil Fleming, a professor at Lincoln University in New Zealand,...

Demand for public course evaluations

Demand for public course evaluations

Charlotte Malling January 20, 2018

Why aren’t we putting course evaluations online? It’s two days before classes start and my friend is still trying to get into the classes she wanted this semester. Ratemyprofessor.com is open in...

The three Cs of economics

April 21, 2015

There are three words that you will hardly hear mentioned in a neoclassical economics class.These words are not forbidden, these topics are not banned, but we prefer not to discuss them. Capitalism. Consumerism....

Our advising needs a boost

April 8, 2015

This week, students will be making big decisions about their future — they’ll be deciding what classes to take next semester.This series of decisions is never easy.  And, with so many factors at play,...

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