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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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Students perform at trustees meeting

05-22-2018

Arts Showcase, Low Tuition Increase, Building Updates Highlight May Board Meeting

“How do you talk about the arts?” UVM’s vice president for research, Richard Galbraith, asked in introducing the third in a series of academic presentations to the UVM Board of Trustees on the university’s teacher scholar model, this one highlighting the creative arts. Teacher-scholar presentations at earlier board ...

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A sea of umbrellas on the UVM green in front of Old Mill

05-20-2018

Class of 2018 Goes Forth

On a cool May morning, spring showers passing through Burlington, graduates, family, friends and faculty gathered on the University Green for Commencement 2018, the University of Vermont’s 217th edition of education’s rite of passage. UVM’s Class of 2018 includes an estimated 3,072 graduates, degree recipients hailing from ...

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Team members of Packetized Energy

05-17-2018

UVM Spinoff’s Small Packets Are a Big Deal for Energy Industry

It’s been a whirlwind few months for Packetized Energy, the energy sector start-up spun off from a large Department of Energy project in 2016 by three UVM electrical engineering faculty, Paul Hines, Jeff Frolik and Mads Almassalkhi.

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