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Vermont Quarterly

Vermont Quarterly Spring 2015

Spring 2015 Issue

Major

“I wasn’t supposed to be a writer,” poet Major Jackson says of his North Philadelphia upbringing. Yet he has earned a place among the nation’s leading poets and UVM’s most inspiring teachers.   

The Upset

Yes, it really has been a decade since the Catamounts toppled Syracuse in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. And, all these years later, the win still resonates. 

Gail Sheehy ’58

Celebrated author Gail Sheehy ’58 looks back on a life and career of Daring in her new memoir.   

Bridge to Burlington

Thriving in the Bronx and taking root in other cities, innovative urban partnership programs create opportunities for deserving students and a more diverse UVM.  

VQ Extra

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