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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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UVM Ranks Among Northeast's Top LGBTQ-Friendly Schools

The University of Vermont ranks among the Northeast’s Best Colleges for LGBTQ Students, according to a new ranking.

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Teach-in Series Turns to Whiteness

“We can’t un-live a lot of the past — maybe none of the past — but we can certainly move forward and do good things,” said Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, as she kicked off the final teach-in of the Finding Answers Together series to explore systemic racism.

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For Coffee Farmers, Diversification Key to Sustainability

When walking into a meeting of the Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative (ALC), a research collaborative based at UVM, it is likely you will be greeted by the sweet, familiar aroma of freshly brewed coffee. But for some members of the collaborative, ensuring a sustainable future for coffee – and the farmers who produce it ...

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