Greetings! The students are back, the semester is in full swing, and I have news to report. At the end of the summer, I held a staff retreat at my home for the CAS associate and assistant deans, administrative assistants and other staff from the CAS Student Services Office. Read more.
Spotlight on the Music Department
The fall to me has always had connotations of reflection: all that summer brings with it (beautiful weather, time spent with family, etc.) is about to cede into the cold, shorter days of winter – but it's not there yet. Fall is the perfect time to look back at what we've done and what we want to accomplish in the future. Read more.
New CAS Faculty
The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes three new faculty members and one current faculty member from the Psychology Department to the college. Pictured (clockwise from top left) are Jamie Abaied, Sarah Alexander, Martha Thomas, and Karen Fondacaro. Read more.
CAS Faculty Meet the Press
UVM's faculty are regularly interviewed by national media for their opinions on topics that impact our lives. CAS faculty whose opinions have been sought over the past few months include: economics professor Stephanie Seguino, political science professors John Burke and F. Gregory Gause, political science assistant professor Michele E. Commercio (pictured), geology professor Char Mehrtens and professor emeritus of biology, Bernd Heinrich.
Chemistry for Teaching
Seniors Michelle Borsavage and Eliza Arsenault (pictured) didn't mind changing their summer plans when Matthias Brewer, assistant professor of chemistry, asked them if they'd be interested in developing a multimedia program on "Green Chemistry" to present to the 500-plus daily visitors at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center. Read more.