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UVM Students Learn About the Criminal Justice System from the Inside Out

When sociology major Emily Fixx ‘17 arrives for her 6 p.m. class on Monday, she leaves her keys, cellphone, and water bottle at the door and walks through a metal detector under the watchful eye of a correctional officer. This is not part of an extreme new measure to remove distractions from the classroom. It’s part of the ...

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Two sheep in Shelburne Vineyard


Where Sheep are Trending

In addition to sipping award-winning wines, visitors to Shelburne Vineyard in nearby Shelburne, Vermont, this spring could be found taking selfies with sheep. That’s because the vineyard was home to a flock of five Suffolk sheep happily grazing on the grass beneath the grapevines.

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Two scientists work with high-tech equipment


Creating Molecular Movies of Thin Film Growth

“Like watching paint dry,” is sometimes used as a way of describing the most dull kind of movie. But a new research technique now allows an exciting, first-of-its-kind “movie” that reveals the intricate molecular motions of growing thin films, like those in drying paint.

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UVM Launches New Historic Tour Season

The University of Vermont will launch the 2019  season of its popular historic tours on July 6. Led by UVM emeritus professor William Averyt, the free, weekly tours take place Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon through Oct. 12. There will be no tour on Sept. 21.

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