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class in Nepal

08-14-2014

Trekking Across the Classroom

It only happens once. For those with a passion for Nepal, nothing compares to that first encounter with the majesty and the madness, the peace and the pollution, absorbing a world that contains both the heavily populated city of Kathmandu and the hidden Kingdom of Mustang. As a former Peace Corps volunteer told 14 study-abroad ...

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Jim Jeffords

08-19-2014

Remembering Jim Jeffords

The University of Vermont lost one of its most dedicated supporters on Aug. 18 when former U.S. Senator James M. Jeffords passed away at the age of 80. Since his election to the State Senate in 1966 until his retirement from the U.S. Senate in 2006, Jeffords was dedicated to issues of education, the environment and agriculture and ...

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Old Mill and Williams Hall

08-19-2014

New Academic Year Brings Most Internationally Diverse Students in UVM History

Among the expected 2,780 new undergraduate students this year — including first-years and transfers — are a record nearly 120 international students. Combined with returning students, UVM’s international undergraduate enrollment for the 2014-15 academic year is at a record 280 students, nearly double what it was two years ...

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Ceara Ledwith

08-18-2014

Midsummer, Theatre Students Join Shakespeare Company

Mercurial skies teased picnicking theater fans, sitting in an arc around the edge of Shelburne Museum’s circus lawn, an intimate, enchanting setting for the fairy-filled forest of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. But not until the moment UVM junior Ceara Ledwith, in a lead role as Hermia, uttered the line “Belike ...

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