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Ray Vega

11-03-2016

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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Waterman and UVM Green in fall

12-05-2016

UVM’s Catamount Commitment Removes Financial Barriers for Limited Income Vermonters

The University of Vermont has launched a new program called the Catamount Commitment guaranteeing that all Vermonters receiving federal Pell grants will pay no tuition and no comprehensive fee to attend the university, beginning with the class entering UVM in the fall of 2017.

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Laura Lewis Autsim Study

12-05-2016

Study: Diagnosis Can Bring Sense of Belonging to Adults With Autism

For most of his life, Kevin Hughes has felt like an outsider. A loner as a child, the 65-year-old comedian struggled socially as a teenager and lacked friends as an adult, often offending people without knowing why.

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Trump on the campaign trail

11-30-2016

Presidential Expert John Burke Talks Trump Transition

Every four years, John Burke, the John G. McCullough Professor of Political Science, is in high demand as the foremost expert on presidential transitions. This year is no exception as he's already apperared on CNN, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Financial Times, The Hill, The Globe and Mail and New Republic, among others. His book ...

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