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Kathy Fox UVM prison program


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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Yu Jiang


Student Research, Front and Center

From food security issues in Thailand to anaerobic waste digesters on Vermont farms, with several stops in between, the seven presenters in one of the 2017 Student Research Conference’s “Lightning Talks” sessions offered a high-speed glimpse (five minutes max) of the research enterprise and student experience at UVM.

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Elihu B. Taft School


UVM Foundation Announces $5M Gift to Transform Visual & Performing Arts

Michele Resnick Cohen, UVM ’72, and her husband Martin Cohen have donated $5 million to renovate and transform the Elihu B. Taft School – located at the corner of South Williams and Pearl streets on the edge of campus – to become UVM’s first integrated center for the creative arts.

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Alex Ojemann


Life in the Fast Lane

Nearly 25 years ago, University of Vermont faculty hatched a novel idea: empower undergraduate students to take a step forward in their career pursuits by dipping into master’s-level courses — accelerating the pace at which they could obtain a degree.

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