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$19.7 million donated to College of Medicine: “Largest one-time donation in UVM history”

$19.7 million donated to College of Medicine: “Largest one-time donation in UVM history”

April 15, 2016

A $19.7 million donation, the largest in UVM’s history, was given to the College of Medicine by an alumnus.Dr. R...

<p>ALANA moves to L/L in fall 2016</p>

ALANA moves to L/L in fall 2016

February 12, 2016

Students will soon be able to access the ALANA Student Center on Athletic Campus. The Center is moving...

Campaign raises $250 million

Campaign raises $250 million

February 12, 2016

Over $250 million has been raised for UVM’s Move Mountains campaign, the largest fundraising campaig...

Vt. debates legalizing cannabis

February 11, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Vermont is debating becoming the fifth state in the U.S. to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.Vermont would be the first state in the union to legalize through legislation - all other states have used a popular vote.The proposed bill, S-241, is currently before the State Senate committee on economic development, ho...

<p>Sullivan requests increase in state funding</p>

Sullivan requests increase in state funding

February 10, 2016

President Tom Sullivan visited the Statehouse Jan. 27 to ask the House and Senate Committees on Education...

Students go campaigning in New Hampshire

February 9, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

UVM students campaigned in New Hampshire this past weekend, in preparation for the state’s primary.A local student group, UVM Students for Bernie Sanders, bused students to New Hampshire Feb. 6 to Feb. 9.He said he saw a broad spectrum of political views while campaigning.First-year Adrian Burnett is one student who volunt...

Police chase ends by UVM dorm

Police chase ends by UVM dorm

February 9, 2016

A destructive high-speed chase involving a stolen car came to a stop near Jeanne Mance after collidi...

SGA Updates Feb. 2

<p><b>SGA Updates Feb. 2 </b></p>

Alexandra Shannon

February 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Dean of the Rubenstein School visits Student Senate Dean Nancy Matthews of the Rubenstein School spoke ...

UVM offers course on human trafficking

John Riedel, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

UVM will offer a course on human trafficking this spring semester. The course, “Trafficking: the Sex and Labor Trafficking of Human Beings,” is offered by the department of social work and will be taught by professor Susan Ryan, according to UVM’s spring 2016 courses list. Ryan is the executive director of the Cen...

UVM hosts Aiken K-12 Maker Faire

Kelsey Neubauer, Senior Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Children in grades k-12 and their families were able to observe and share a variety of engineering projects and exhibits at the Aiken K-12 Maker Faire. More than 750 people attended the Nov. 21 fair, which was held in the Davis Center according to  UVM communications. The fair, which is Vermont’s first for students i...

Study finds new source of phosphorous pollution

December 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

A recent study released by UVM researchers has raised questions about the cause of algae blooms in Lake Champlain.Algae blooms are projected to rise in the next decade, according to the Vermont Department of Health. The toxic blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, thrives under conditions with high amounts of phosphorous according to a 2...

Grossman donation to fund academic positions and programs

Bryan O'Keefe

December 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

UVM received its largest individual gift in its history this past October, when Steven Grossman and the Grossman Family Foundation donated $20 million to the newly named Grossman School of Business. This donation will fund three endowed academic positions, the Steven Grossman Chairs in Entrepreneurship, Finance and Sustainabl...

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