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Ray Vega


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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Bee Decline Threatens U.S. Crop Production

The first study to map U.S. wild bees suggests they are disappearing in the country’s most important farmlands.

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Lowell Bailey '05


2017 World Champion

Alumnus Lowell Bailey ’05 made history on Thursday when he became the first American skier to win a biathlon world championship. 

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From the Archives: Dissent on Campus

In 1946, a year after the end of World War II, Alpha Xi Delta sorority pledged Crystal Malone ’47, a black student from Washington, D.C. Then, the national sorority president traveled to Burlington to try to dissuade 18-year-old Malone from joining.

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