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The Honors College

The University of Vermont Honors College offers talented and committed students the intellectual opportunity of a lifetime.

A residential college enrolling some of the most capable students from the full spectrum of academic programs at the University of Vermont, the Honors College provides students a rigorous, multi-disciplinary academic challenge that complements and enriches the entire undergraduate experience.

Top Honors College News

Kathleen Bashant and Dr. Ralph Budd

Undergrad Access to Med School Mentors

Kathleen Bashant is busy in the research lab of Dr. Ralph Budd, a faculty member at the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine, working on a project for the third straight year. She’s part of a team that is looking at dendritic cell and gamma delta T cell interactions and their role in the immune system -- in particular, ...

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Cole Burton in Nepal

Spotlight On: Cole Burton '15

When asked why they chose to attend the Honors College at UVM, many students answer that they chose the college because it gives them the chance to challenge themselves through new opportunities—be it inside or outside the classroom. For Honors College senior Cole Burton, that new opportunity was outside the classroom and half a ...

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Marsh Professor-at-Large Wins ‘Genius’ Award

“She’s a kind of genius.” That’s what English professor and former UVM president Daniel Mark Fogel has said about Alison Bechdel, the cartoonist and graphic memoirist he nominated to become a James Marsh Professor-at-Large in 2012. That sentiment was validated in a big way Sept. 17, when Bechdel was announced as a winner ...

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