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Stolen UVM rhino horn could be headed for black market, officials say

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

The University can't figure out who stole the rhinoceros horn.   UVM police services and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are offering a total of $3,000 for the horn’s return and the thief’s identity, said Tim Bilodeau, deputy chief of UVM police.   Biology department staff not...

UVM police investigate reports of break-ins at University Heights

UVM police investigate reports of break-ins at University Heights

November 1, 2016

Multiple residents of University Heights South experienced break-ins over a two night period. UVM Police received reports of the break-ins during the nights of Oct. 24 and Oct. 25, according to an Oct. 26 CatAlert. While students were asleep, an individual went into unlocked rooms, looked through ...

Students speak out against sexual assault

Students speak out against sexual assault

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

October 4, 2016

Sophomore Nina Truslow stood with a megaphone and recounted being raped at UVM.     “My name is Nina and I have experienced sexual assault,” Truslow said.   Heaviness hung in the air Friday as Justice for Queer/Trans Students held a speak-out on sexual assault.   ...

Crime Log Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

Crime Log Sept. 23 - Sept. 30

Bryan O'Keefe

October 4, 2016

sep. 23 A patient at Adult Primary Care refused transport to the UVM Medical Center. Police assisted in transporting the patient.   sep. 23 Police responded to reports of a person smoking marijuana at the amphitheater on Athletic campus. When police arrived, the person was gone.   se...

Crime Log

Crime Log

Bryan O'Keefe

September 8, 2016

AUG. 27 Officers saw a student smoking marijuana outside of University Heights North. The student was sent to the Center for Student Conduct. Marijuana, a pipe and alcohol were confiscated.   AUG. 28 Officers saw a student smoking marijuana in the amphitheater. A grinder, rolling papers, mar...

Students caught having sex in classroom

Bryan O'Keefe

April 15, 2016

Two people were witnessed engaging in a sexual act in a Lafayette Hall classroom Friday afternoon. Students reportedly saw the act prior to the 1:10 p.m. class period. It is unclear whether the two people were students. Junior Jordan Leabman had lecture in the room directly after the incident....

Threat of violence prompts CatAlert

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Bryan O'Keefe

March 16, 2016

The UVM community was alerted through the CatAlert system regarding potential violent threats made toward a current student Sunday. Ronald Reda, a man in his late 40s, reportedly threatened to harm the student, who is his former girlfriend, as well as possibly threatening to commit murder-suicide, ...

Crime Log

Jill Vaglica

September 2, 2015

June 12 11:36 p.m. UVM police helped the Burlington police department in responding to a bomb threat made to the UVM campus.Police searched the area for anything unusual or suspicious, but did not find anything. The investigation remains open. August 11 10:02 p.m. A temporary license plate...

Crime Log

Jill Vaglica

April 8, 2015

March 26 Noon Two male students broke out into a fight in Ready Hall during an argument about body weight. One student pushed the other. The students had known each other and had been calling each other names. The incident has been referred to the Center for Student Ethics & Standards. Ma...

Warnings of fraudulent job emails

Warnings of fraudulent job emails

January 13, 2015

An email went out warning students of fraudulent job emails Dec. 1Holly Wilkinson, assistant director of the UVM Career Center, sent the warning email out.“It is essential to research any company in depth before pursuing it, especially when they are reaching out to you directly via email,” Wilkin...

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