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September 03, 2015

Convocation 2015

08-31-2015

A New Year Begins

On the eve of the first day of classes, a colorful tradition ushers in the new academic year and officially inducts the incoming class to the UVM community. On Aug. 30 in Patrick Gymnasium, students gathered to hear their Student Government Association president, their university president and their provost offer words of welcome, ...

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kids consuming fewer fruits and vegetables despite USDA mandate

08-19-2015

New Study: School Children Consuming Fewer Fruits and Vegetables Despite USDA Mandate

One of the first studies to measure food consumption in schools before and after the implementation of a controversial mandate by the U.S. Department of Agriculture confirms what school lunch officials initially feared and subsequently witnessed: students putting fruits and vegetables into the trash instead of their mouths.

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Brenna Foley

08-26-2015

Building One House and Many Friendships

New students backpacking on the Long Trail or kayaking Lake Champlain are the first images that come to mind when the subject is UVM TREK. While the immersive week-long student orientation program has its roots in the wilds of Vermont, UVM Service TREK has carved out its own distinct path and place in the university’s culture ...

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