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Hip-Hop War Hero

No, we cannot get you tickets to “Hamilton.” Consolation prize: we can fill you in on the place the Marquis de Lafayette — “America’s favorite fightin’ Frenchman” in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway blockbuster — holds in the history of the University of Vermont and how his statue came to stand at the north end of the green.

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Study Highlights Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops

A new study analyzing traffic stops in Vermont shows that black and Hispanic drivers are pulled over, searched and arrested far more often than whites, yet white drivers are more likely to be carrying illegal contraband. 

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Michael Voity, network engineer in UVM’s Telecommunications and Network Services office; Patrick Clemens, cyber specialist at Vermont EPSCoR, a consortium of Vermont colleges led by UVM; and Randy Spooner, director of Telecommunications and Network Services.


Net Gain

On a Saturday afternoon in January, Vermont young adult author Sarah Stuart Taylor found herself immersed in an animated discussion about writing. After sharing writerly wisdom at the Young Writers Project writing workshop she was leading at the Kellogg Hubbard Library in Montpelier, Taylor had asked the 20 teens in attendance to ...

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Alumna Named Prestigious Supreme Court Fellow

Alumna Caryn Devins, a law clerk to the Honorable Peter W. Hall of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, is among four individuals nationwide to be chosen as a 2016-2017 Supreme Court Fellow.

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