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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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Three students examine a portrait in a museum


The Art and The Science of Diagnoses

It all started with a pair of children’s moccasins. Reuben Escorpizo, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science, first saw the pair of early 20th century shoes at a Fleming Museum workshop about incorporating art into classroom curricula.

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Benjamin Jealous


Former NAACP Chief to Keynote UVM’s MLK Week, Jan. 17-25

Benjamin Jealous, civil and human rights leader, former NAACP president and CEO, and 2018 Maryland gubernatorial candidate, will give the keynote speech during a week of activities, speeches and events commemorating Martin Luther King during the University of Vermont’s annual MLK Week.

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Emily Zahran poses in front of Capitol Building in Washington, DC


A Capital Experience

Depending on the day, Emily Zahran could be in court for hours or just briefly for a client’s appearance before a judge. She could visit defendants in jail or she could submit requests to keep them safe and comfortable while they await trial. On her way home from work, she might stop for dinner in bustling Dupont Circle or look ...

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