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President Suresh Garimella addresses assembled media at a press conference, Nov. 14.

UVM cancels spring study abroad

Emma Pinezich, News and Sports Editor October 1, 2020

For the second semester in a row, study abroad programs have been canceled at UVM due to travel risks and restrictions brought on by COVID-19.  The decision to cancel study abroad for Spring 2021 was...

A man and woman don masks at the Bernie Sanders Rally March 3, in Essex Junction. Concerns about the Coronavirus have influenced many peoples' conduct in the recent weeks, including the use of protective masks.

BREAKING: UVM students pulled out of Italy, as Coronavirus concerns intensify

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Reporter March 4, 2020

Due to the spread of Coronavirus, UVM students have been pulled out of study abroad programs in Italy as UVM advises faculty, students and staff traveling to impacted countries to reconsider. Gary Derr,...

Sophomore Shannon Murphy works on her Chinese homework in a coffee shop, Feb. 9. Murphy was one of two students intending to study abroad in China spring 2020.

Coronavirus halts student’s China study abroad trip

Maryann Makosiej, Assistant News Editor February 13, 2020

Despite a flight booked and bags packed, sophomore Shannon Murphy’s study abroad trip to China was canceled due to deepening concerns about the new, 2019 coronavirus. Murphy was one of two UVM students...

How a Brit experiences the wonders of American college life

How a Brit experiences the wonders of American college life

Anna Rees October 17, 2019

Some might say the transition from rural Wales to the U.S. wouldn’t come with many adjustments, but you couldn’t be more wrong. I’ve been here for just over a month and it’s fair to say my visit...

Between fall and spring semester, 12 students enrolled in the course Travel Writing in Sri Lanka. The trip lasted from Dec. 26 to Jan. 12.

Sri Lankan Tea Pickers: Plantations and the Periphery

Ali Barritt, Staff Writer February 21, 2019

I found myself standing on a government-owned tea plantation in the Western Province of Sri Lanka, Dec. 30, 2018. My UVM classmates and I were just outside the Janaudanagama village, where we had lived...

UVM students in Paris confirmed safe, officials say

John Riedel, Staff Writer November 15, 2015

For continuing updates on students studying abroad after the attacks, stay posted to and follow us on Twitter on the hashtag #UVMinParis. [Updated 9:37 p.m., Nov. 15] In a night...

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