The Vermont Cynic

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September 30, 2015

You gotta serve somebody. Bob Dylan’s famous lyrics are blunt, but accurate.There is a pecking order. People have power over the direction of your life.Here at UVM, those people are all around you — friends, professors, administrators and a group of people, many of whom students have never met, ...

Students study flexible electronics

Students study flexible electronics

September 29, 2015

Flexible electronic materials are being researched by UVM students and professors.The research could someday lead to foldable electronic devices that could fit in your pocket like a handkerchief.The researchers work in a relatively new field called materials science that focuses on the fundamental properties of electronics. The research for this project began last yea...

Construction redirects buses

Construction redirects buses

Caroline Alkire

September 24, 2015

Progress on the STEM complex on Central Campus forced a new route for the CAT shuttle buses. Both students and drivers say they have seen issues with the change   Only a few months into a  four-year Central Campus makeover, the $104 million dollar STEM project renovation is slowly developing, bringi...

On the dean’s duties

On the dean’s duties

February 17, 2015

The College of Arts and Sciences is perhaps the University of Vermont’s most important academic division.Nearly half of all undergraduates are enrolled in the College. It oversees courses that underpin the vast majority of our degree programs. And after only three years it’ll be needing a new dean.W...

Actor talks science

Kelsey Neubauer, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

Science and communication don’t generally mix — one actor is trying to change that. Six-time Emmy Award-winning actor Alan Alda was at UVM Feb. 2  to speak to students and faculty about the University’s upcoming involvement with the Communicating Science Program and what it will bring to UVM. “...

Editorial: A trustee for the students

Editorial: A trustee for the students

November 18, 2014

A panel of student leaders will soon pick a new fellow student to serve on the board of trustees.The next student trustee must be equally wary and hopeful.UVM is making large strides.There’s a new push to update and expand our athletic facilities, a massive project.The Housing Master Plan will transform the ...

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