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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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Nancy Gell and students

04-25-2017

Study: Medicare Recipients Who Utilize Rehabilitation Services Report Major Functional Improvements

A new study showing significant patient-reported functional improvement among Medicare recipients who utilize rehabilitation services offers hope for America’s 65-and-older set, which is expected to double by 2050. That’s assuming Medicare – the nation’s largest federal health insurance program for seniors – survives ...

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04-24-2017

UVM Admits New Group of Students to Phi Beta Kappa

The University of Vermont has admitted a new group of students to the university's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society. The students will formally join Phi Beta Kappa at an induction ceremony at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, in Royall Tyler Theatre. 

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04-22-2017

Faculty Feature: Major Jackson

Poems are often associated with introspection. But Major Jackson, M.F.A., poet and Richard Dennis Green & Gold Professor of English, reminds us that great poems can also serve as a mirror, reflecting our times and documenting history.

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