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FallFest artist picked by students

September 20, 2016

The lineup for this year’s FallFest has been locked in and the genre is hip-hop, junior Jack Hockman, a concert committee member for UVM Program Board, said. Students will be working around the clock from Oct. 13 until after the concert has ended Oct. 14, he said. “I’ll be on call ...

Students bring conservative voices forward

September 20, 2016

Conservative students have new outlets to share their thoughts and engage in discussions with other students on campus. Students for Concealed Carry announced their arrival on campus while Turning Point USA and Young Americans for Liberty tabled for student support in the Davis Center Sept. 1...

Police charge first-year with sexual assault

Police charge first-year with sexual assault

September 20, 2016

UVM Police Services have cited a first-year student on charges of sexual assault. Andrew Church Clark was cited in court for sexual assault Sept. 20 as part of a joint investigation between UVM Police and the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations, according to a Sept. 20 CatAlert. This CatA...

New treatment found for chronic pain and anxiety

New treatment found for chronic pain and anxiety

September 15, 2016

Chronic pain and anxiety may be treated differently thanks to UVM researchers. A recent study conducted by professor Victor May of the neurological sciences department has found links between those who suffer from chronic pain and the occurrence of anxiety disorders.   The study targeted t...

Career Center re-opens doors

September 14, 2016

The Career Center held a grand opening to celebrate its new location on the second floor of the Davis Center Sept. 7. The space was formerly located in Living/Learning on Athletic campus. Pamela Gardner, director of the Career Center, said one of the reasons for the move was to bring more students int...

SGA Updates 9/11/2016

SGA Updates 9/11/2016

Caroline Alkire

September 14, 2016

  President Sullivan addresses senators President Sullivan reported on Summer University at UVM; 5,400 students took summer classes this year.   He also praised the peer to peer program created by the SGA.   SGA seeks new dining plan   Senators discussed t...

Construction to begin on medical library

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 8, 2016

Innovative models of educa- tion are driving the creation of a new space for UVM students studying medicine.   Construction on a new Learning Commons within the Dana Medical Library will begin in October, combining the latest in classroom and education technology, Marianne Burke, director...

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...

Drone lab creates 3-D map of VT.

Alexandra Shannon

September 8, 2016

A 3-D map of Vermont is being made through the use of drones at UVM.   The drone program is a part of the UVM Spatial Analysis Laboratory directed by Research Associate Lecturer Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne.   The project, called “Rapid, Local Aerial Photography & Mapping,” uses small...

Alumni association offers post-grad travel program

September 7, 2016

Alumni will soon be able to travel and study decades after graduating.The new program, called UVM Discovery Travel, was developed by the UVM Alumni Association in partnership with Thomas P. Gohagan & Company.Gohagan & Company is “an industry leader” experienced in travel with 35 other alumni associa...

Advising program to expand by end of year

Advising program to expand by end of year

September 7, 2016

UVM’s peer mentor program has launched with plans to expand by the end of the academic year.It will cost $102,000 to implement the program for the 2016-2017 academic year, according to the official bill titled the Peer Advising for Learning Success Act.The student advisers will be paid a $300 per-s...

SGA to push course info during faculty negotiations

SGA to push course info during faculty negotiations

Kelsey Neubauer, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2016

SGA will have a hand in contract negotiations between UVM and its faculty union this year. Conversations of contract negotiations between the administration and the faculty union, United Academics, are set to begin spring 2017, UA President John Forbes said. During negotiations, topics such as ...

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