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‘Becoming’ Nepali: stupas and studies

‘Becoming’ Nepali: stupas and studies

Ali Barritt, Cynic Correspondent

February 7, 2018

Over winter break I was one of 16 students travelling to Nepal that learned study abroad is not just a pursuit of education, it is a chance to become part of another culture. The three-credit travel study course in the department of community development and applied economics was led by Prem Timsina...

Students & faculty delve into books over break

Students & faculty delve into books over break

Jean McBride, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

During winter break, members of the UVM community spent their time catching up on good books. While your course work is light, head to the library to check out some of these recommendations.  Although college students and professors have plenty of assigned reading during the semester, 83 percent of 18 ...

Coping with the five stages of coming home for break

Coping with the five stages of coming home for break

Lily Spechler

December 2, 2016

Everyone who has ever been on a long car ride alone knows that it can be a very dynamic experience. For those embarking on a solo trip for the first time this Thanksgiving break and are having stress acne just thinking about it, take a deep breath and repeat a mantra. Repeating a mantra can ...

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