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Kathy Fox UVM prison program

04-05-2017

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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Jodi Goldstein and Otto Berkes

02-13-2018

UVM Adds Entrepreneurship, Tech Experts to Board

The University of Vermont Board of Trustees has added two new members with expertise in entrepreneurship and technology. The board also added a new student trustee. 

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eric bishop von wettberg with chickpeas

02-13-2018

Genetic Limits Threaten Chickpeas, a Globally Critical Food

Perhaps you missed the news that the price of hummus has spiked in Great Britain. The cause, as the New York Times reported on February 8: drought in India, resulting in a poor harvest of chickpeas. Far beyond making dips for pita bread, chickpeas are a legume of life-and-death importance—especially in India, Pakistan, and ...

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The Cochran family

02-08-2018

Green and Gold

Holding the lead after the first slalom run at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, Barbara Ann Cochran '78 knew she needed to calm down. Her edge over the next skier was a slim .03 seconds, and, as heavy snow fell on the course, the second run of the day loomed.

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