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Alumni, push divestment

Alumni, push divestment

Letter to the Editor

October 8, 2019

By Benjamin Silverman '10 I am a 2010 alumnus from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Arts in economics. It was with great displeasure that I read in the Oct.1 Cynic article about how the UVM board of trustees has no intention to move towards fossil fuel divestment. While Richard Cate, who is no...

Nursing professor dies

Barbara Rouleau, Clinical Assistant Professor, passed away Nov. 30. 
Photo courtesy of UVM

Lauren Schnepf, Assistant News Editor

November 30, 2017

Barbara Rouleau, who was a clinical assistant professor in the nursing department and a UVM alumni, died Nov. 30. Rouleau was a nurse practitioner in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences faculty practice at Appletree Bay Primary Care. Rouleau was a UVM alumni and earned her B.S. of educa...

Former UVM hockey player gets honored

Claire Messersmith

January 28, 2016

A University of Vermont hockey alumnus became the first in UVM’s history to have a jersey retired Jan. 8, 2016. A likely National Hockey League Hall-of-Famer, Martin St. Louis now has his jersey, No. 8, hanging from the ceiling of Gutterson Field House as the first jersey to be retired in over 50 ...

Alumnus discusses lobbying in U.S.

Alumnus and Pulitzer Prize-winner Eric Lipton speaks at his lecture on corporate lobbying Sept. 21 in the Silver Maple Ballroom. Photo credit: Oliver Pomazi

Kelsey Neubauer, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

New York Times reporter, Eric Lipton, held a lecture on corporate lobbying in America Sept. 21. Lipton spoke about a series of articles about corruption in lobbying. The articles earned him the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. Lipton is an alumnus of UVM and The Vermont Cynic. Lipton’s ...

Alumna honored by state

Alumna honored by state

John Riedel, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015

UVM alumna Janette Bombardier, Class of 1980, was selected by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce as the 2015 Citizen of the Year. Every year the Vermont Chamber of Commerce, which represents over 1,500 businesses presents the award. The Citizen of the Year award is presented to someone who has made major c...

Alumnus’ first novel

Alumnus' first novel

February 3, 2015

UVM alumnus Samuél Lopez Barrantes is pictured above. Barrantes wrote his novel “Slim and the Beast” after being rejected from fourteen master’s programs and moving to Paris.After studying abroad in Paris, finding love and earning over $10,000 in crowd-funding for his book, a UVM alumni has publi...

Royall Tyler to undergo renovations

Royall Tyler to undergo renovations

Hannah Kearns

January 20, 2015

The 41-year-old Royall Tyler Theatre will soon be undergoing renovations. The theatre, formerly the University’s gymnasium, initially opened in 1974. “It was a beautifully renovated building,” David Godkin, class of ’77, said. “It had really nice theater space, and the backstage areas were ...

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