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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

UVM research funding hits all time high

UVM research funding hits all time high

Ella Reuhsen, News and Sports Editor September 24, 2021

UVM’s research funding hit a historical all-time high in the last fiscal year, with faculty pulling in $227 million in extramural support, according to a Sept. 23 press release.  This record level...

UVM Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering Mads Almassalkhi, who is the first joint appointee and joins PNNL as a Chief Scientist.

UVM establishes research collaboration with national laboratory of U.S. Department of Energy

Sabine Foerg, Cynic News Writer September 21, 2021

In an effort for shared scientific advancement and research, UVM and a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory reached an agreement to collaborate.  UVM established a joint appointment program...

Stacey Sigmon holds a “medi wheel” device in her clinic in the Vermont Center for Behavior and Health, Feb. 3. The new UVM Center on Rural Addiction is dedicated to addressing the opioid issue within rural communities through developed research.

This woman’s research saves lives: meet the director of UVM’s Center on Rural Addiction

Sawyer Loftus, News and Sports Editor February 11, 2020

At Christmas this past December, Dr. Stacey Sigmon and her brother sat down together in their hometown of Faith, North Carolina, and made a list. Together, the two came up with at least 30 people they...

Ayahuasca: the alternative antidepressant

Ayahuasca: the alternative antidepressant

Caroline Slack, Assistant Feature Editor April 24, 2019

Though psychedelics are often portrayed in popular culture as recreational drugs, psychedelics like ayahuasca have played a role in religious ceremonies and alternative medicine. Josh — not his real...

Board of trustees meeting pushes research

Kelsey Neubauer , Senior Staff Writer May 26, 2017

Entrepreneurial research stood out at the tri-annual UVM board of trustees meeting May 19 - 20. University officials presented some of their current research on entrepreneurship at the meeting May...

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

Brandon Arcari October 19, 2016

Cannabis use may be more harmful to students than previously thought, according to one health expert. Amelia Arria, an associate professor in the department of behavioral and community health at the...

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