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Kathy Fox UVM prison program


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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University of Vermont Mourns the Passing of Robert Larner, UVM ’39, M.D. ’42

Robert Larner, M.D., the Burlington native for whom the UVM Larner College of Medicine was named in September of 2016, died peacefully at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif. on Thursday, April 20, 2017. He was 99 years old.

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UVM students in artist book class


The Fine Art of Connection

At work in a Williams Hall art studio this spring, selecting, folding and stitching handmade paper into books, first-year Izzy Siedman felt a new connection to the human experience and the power of storytelling. The paper in her hands was made from clothing by refugees in Hamburg, Germany, and the book she was creating would be ...

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Grass Paramo


The Why of Where

Maps and globes, likely the first images that pop in your head when you think of “geography.” Walk in the offices of UVM’s Geography Department, first floor Old Mill, and reality meets expectation. A stately globe tilting on its axis, colorful wall maps of the world, frayed around the edges. In this context, though, these ...

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