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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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10-17-2017

New Amazon Threat? Deforestation From Mining

Sprawling mining operations in Brazil are destroying much more of the Amazon than previously thought, says the first comprehensive study of mining deforestation in the iconic rainforest.

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10-12-2017

University of Vermont Honored for Leadership in Alcohol Abuse Prevention

Officials from EVERFI, a leading education technology innovator, presented the University of Vermont with the group’s prestigious Prevention Excellence Award at a special ceremony held on the UVM campus Tuesday. The award recognizes UVM’s commitment to adopting the highest standards in alcohol abuse prevention.

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10-12-2017

UVM’s Wellness Environment in National Spotlight

UVM’s Wellness Environment has again attracted national news attention. An Associated Press story on the program was picked up by media around the country this week.

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