Mara Saule, Dean of Libraries, told me yesterday that last Friday Bailey-Howe Library had more than 7,000 visitors. This gives you a sense of what UVM students are up to at this time of year: they are studying—or perhaps hunting for their friends who are studying in Bailey-Howe. In any event, if the number of CAS students who stopped into the library is proportional to their numbers in the student body, then more than half of those students were from the College. Read more.
Spotlight on the Physics Department
We are privileged to live during a time of great scientific discovery. In recent years, we have witnessed enormous leaps in technology that have ushered in the electronic and information revolutions that have reshaped our world. These transformational changes have their origins in fundamental research in physics. Read more of Prof. Dennis Clougherty's message.
Focusing on Scholarship Recipients
DeAnna Bevilacqua (left) and Alexandra (Ali) Dubin (right) both grew up in East Greenbush, NY and both are the recipients of scholarships housed in the College of Arts and Sciences. Read more on the importance scholarships have had on their academic careers.
Music and Dance Faculty Collaborate on a Special Live Performance
This January, faculty members from the Department of Music, which houses the new Dance Program, will come together for a special evening of music and dance as part of the Burlington Chamber Orchestra's 2009-10 season. Read more.
Homecoming and Family Weekend Open House
Dean Eleanor M. Miller, along with CAS faculty and staff, welcomed alumni and first-year students and their families to the CAS offices on Saturday, October 3rd. The focus this year was the scientific areas of study housed in the college. Coffee, cider and pumpkin squares were enjoyed by all. Click on the picture box to see full size.
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