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Ray Vega


The Creative Mind

While teaching a fundamental lesson of jazz, trumpet player and senior lecturer in music Ray Vega will say, "Let's have a conversation." Then, the instant his student talks, Vega interrupts, jabbering incoherently. Looking confused, maybe insulted, the student asks the professor what he's doing. "I'm not listening," Vega replies. ...

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UVM in Spring


Six Emeriti Faculty Receive the UVM Retired Scholars Award

The University of Vermont has honored six distinguished emeriti professors with its Retired Scholars Award, which supports longtime faculty members in completing a research or scholarship project during their retirement.

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Rachel Heath


Shorter Path to Law Degree, Thanks to New Partnership

Rachel Heath is the first student in the accelerated 3+2 program, which allows UVM students to earn their law degree in two years instead of three.

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A pair of students meet in UVM's new peer-to-peer Advising Center.


Peer to Peer, Eye to Eye

Looking through the windows of the Davis Center’s newest space, you might guess it’s a study lounge, or the headquarters of a Catamount coffee drinking club. In truth, this office is the Advising Center, where students answer other students’ questions about UVM, and it can’t be described as just one thing. 

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