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Wording of CatAlert is cause for an apology by police

John Riedel, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The UVM community received an email from Chief of UVM Police Services Lianne Tuomey, apologizing for the wording of a UVM CatAlert about a sexual assault at FallFest sent Sept. 28.   “The wording in the CatAlert was significantly inappropriate as it served to insinuate that a victim may be partially to blame for ...

UVM police denied weapon request

Jill Vaglica

October 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The Burlington Police Department announced last week they will no longer receive military equipment, but UVM police services is still tied to the government weapon program. Until this summer, the only items BPD has received through the military weapon program were two pairs of night vision goggles and a military truck, w...

<p>Jeanne Mance students walk far to dinner</p>

Jeanne Mance students walk far to dinner

October 6, 2015

When Jeanne Mance residents were asked about their dining situation, some student’s reactions were: “Don’t even get me started.”Jeanne Mance Hall...

Major fundraising campaign kicks off

Major fundraising campaign kicks off

October 6, 2015

President Tom Sullivan announced the largest fundraising campaign in UVM history on Oct. 2  “Move Mountains: The Campaign for The Univ...

Graduate senate leader discusses housing issues with board of trustees

Graduate senate leader discusses housing issues with board of trustees

October 6, 2015

Issues concerning university finances, educational policy, construction projects and student housing we...

ROTC holds fall training event

ROTC holds fall training event

September 30, 2015

  “This ain’t ‘Call of Duty’” said Capt. Timothy Martin, standing in front of a group of UVM Reserve Officer Training ...

Crime Log

Jill Vaglica

September 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Sept. 18-Sept. 27 Sept. 18 8:04 p.m. After a student at Simpson Dining Hall refused to pay at the door, Sodexo workers called police services.  Since the student never took any food from the dining hall, no crime had been committed. 9:36 p.m. Residential Advisers in Mason Hall called police regarding a strong odor c...

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 s...

Police say no penalty for new ban

September 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The new tobacco-free initiative is based on an educational approach, and police said they will only verbally enforce the ban.There are no procedures for enforcing the initiative in the tobacco free policy statement.Blue signs on UVM’s campus warn smokers of the health risks and the new ban of all tobacco products on campus...

Local inventors come to Shelburne for faire

Local inventors come to Shelburne for faire

September 29, 2015

The horse barn at Shelburne Farms welcomed local inventors Sept. 26 to 27, who came to show the Cham...

Alumnus discusses lobbying in U.S.

Alumnus discusses lobbying in U.S.

Kelsey Neubauer, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

New York Times reporter, Eric Lipton, held a lecture on corporate lobbying in America Sept. 21. Lipton sp...

Group aims to educate students about source of food

Courtney Cunningham

September 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Students in UVM food justice clubs are reconnecting with  their food. The Real Food Revolution is a UVM group dealing with issues facing the Real Food Challenge, as well as educating students on where our food comes from, club leader senior Olivia Percoco said. The goal of the RFC is to have 20 percent of on-campus food meet th...

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