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09-29-2016

Behind the Scenes of Theater’s New Production

This week, Stupid F*#king Bird takes the Royall Tyler stage. The attention-grabbing title is a nod to Chekhov’s The Seagull, and the play, by award-winner Aaron Posner, is an edgy, irreverent update of the theater classic.

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09-27-2016

Student Debaters Monitor the Big Night

CNN was calling it the greatest political show on Earth. The New York Times was calling it among the most highly anticipated presidential debates in American history, a game changer. And The Wall Street Journal was calling it one of the most-watched political events in American history, with viewership expected to reach 80 million.

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09-26-2016

Discovery: A New Form of Light

Glow-in-the-dark stickers, weird deep-sea fish, LED lightbulbs — all have forms of luminescence. In other words, instead of just reflecting light, they make their own.

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Nicholas Donofrio

09-23-2016

Innovation Expert Donofrio to Speak at UVM on Vermont Economy

Nicholas Donofrio, IBM fellow emeritus, will give a talk titled “Beyond Politics: It’s Time to Build Vermont’s Innovation Economy” at UVM on Monday, Sept. 26, at noon in the Silver Maple Ballroom in the Davis Center.

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09-23-2016

UVM Names Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine

The University of Vermont announced today an estate commitment with an estimated current market value of $66 million from UVM dual-degree alum and Vermont native Robert Larner ’39, M.D.’42, and his wife, Helen. The commitment to donate – the largest gift ever to a public university in New England – caps decades of ...

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09-15-2016

Roots of Residential Learning Revisited

Residential learning has grown to be a hallmark of the UVM undergrad experience. With the innovative new Wellness Environment, the Honors College and Green House at University Heights, the student-driven and themed suites in the Living/Learning Center, among others, students have many options to make their residence halls much ...

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