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05-25-2016

Board Approves 7.7 Percent Financial Aid Hike to Go with 3 Percent Tuition Increase

At its May meeting, the UVM Board of Trustees approved a three percent tuition increase, and continued its commitment to offset rising tuition by increasing financial aid 7.7 percent. Approximately one-half of all tuition increases goes toward increasing financial aid. As a result, the net revenue tuition increase is only about ...

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05-23-2016

UVM Seniors, Alumni Win Fulbrights

Two UVM seniors and two young alumni have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. The prestigious awards are yearlong fellowships which enable seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students to live abroad and represent the United States as a part of the world’s largest intellectual and cultural ...

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Major Jackson and Ralph Budd

05-23-2016

Budd, Jackson Receive University Distinguished Professor Award

Dr. Ralph Budd, professor of medicine and director of the Vermont Center for Immunology and Infectious Diseases, and Major Jackson, Richard Dennis Green and Gold Professor of English, have received the 2016 University Distinguished Professor Award from the University of Vermont.

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05-22-2016

Gail Sheehy Urges Class of 2016: ‘Dare to Care’

Famed author Gail Sheehy spun out a commencement address to the University of Vermont’s Class of 2016 that transported her audience back to the UVM alumna’s own college days in the late 1950s, put them on the presidential campaign trail in 1968, and dared to ponder the essential definition of humanity in our technological age.

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Khalil Lee and Taylor Brough

05-20-2016

Debate Disruptors

To understand the full story of how Taylor Brough and Khalil Lee became national debate champions this spring, you have to go back to Halloween weekend at Harvard. It was at that tournament — one of the first in the season — that the UVM team stunned the collegiate debate world, putting forth an argument no one had ever seen.

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Octavio Araujo

05-18-2016

Seniors Capitalize on Strong Job Market

College graduation season is always a happy time. But many students are even more buoyant than usual this year, thanks to a job market for new college graduates that’s finally lifting off after years of recession.

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