Welcome from the Dean
I hope this first-of-the-academic-year Arts and Sciences Newsletter finds you well. The academic year seems to have crept up on us once again. The weather in Burlington is quickly turning cooler and the College faculty and staff are hard at work providing amazing learning experiences for our students and pursuing world-class scholarship. Read more.
Lane Series Joins the College of Arts and Sciences
We are very pleased to announce that the UVM Lane Series is now a part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Since 1955, following a generous gift from the Lane family, the Lane Series has sponsored a series of annual arts events, including classical music, early music, world music, film, theatre, jazz, and folk music. Learn more.
CAS New Faculty
Discover more about the new scholar-teachers who have joined the CAS faculty, including their formal education, and areas of expertise. Pictured are Libby Miles (English) and Matthew White (Physics).
Sociology Professor's New Katrina Book Details Long-Term Impact on Children
A new book, Children of Katrina, co-authored by Sociology Professor Alice Fothergill (pictured at left), is the first multi-year sociological study of children after a disaster. Read more.
Building the Electron Superhighway
TV screens that roll up. Roofing tiles that double as solar panels. Sun-powered cell phone chargers woven into the fabric of backpacks. A new generation of organic semiconductors may allow these kinds of flexible electronics to be manufactured at low cost, says University of Vermont physicist and materials scientist Madalina Furis. Read more.
Reunion and Homecoming Weekend
Join us for our Homecoming and Family Weekend Open House on October 3 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM. Stop by our offices at 438 College Street to visit with Interim Dean William Falls, as well as CAS faculty and staff.
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