Welcome from the Dean
It’s been a busy fall here at UVM (with apologies to Garrison Keillor). Most of the leaves have fallen from their branches and now carpet the ground. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, snow cannot be far away and the campus has reached the point where both students and faculty realize just how much needs to be done during the precious few remaining weeks of the fall semester. Read more.
Spotlight on the Philosophy Department
The Philosophy department has seen much growth and change over the last couple years. For one thing, I have taken the reins as chair. This change was precipitated by the official retirement in 2010 of our previous chair, Bill Mann, who joined the department in 1974. Read more from department chair Don Loeb.
Theatre Students Unmask the Art of Medicine
“I love the link between the arts and the sciences,” says theatre professor Sarah Carleton, whose students performed for the College of Medicine’s doctoring skills class, an exercise in observation and interpretation. In this vignette of a blind date, med students noted the backpack used, unconsciously or not, as a barrier between the couple. Read more.
Art and Art History Department Guest Artists
The Mollie Ruprecht Fund for Visiting Artists and Scholars brings Sebastiaan Bremer and Fred Tomaselli to campus during the month of November. Read more about these visiting artists and their artwork.