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08-26-2014

Four-Year Plan Helps Students Chart Course Toward Careers

Getting a first-year student to think about life after graduation when he has just barely lugged the mini-fridge to the fourth floor of Converse Hall is a challenge. But fresh initiatives, and greater investment in staff and programs are swiftly transforming how aggressively that message is communicated to UVM students and the ...

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08-26-2014

UVM Announces New Online Graduate Certificate in Environmental Public Health

As part of its graduate public health offerings, the University of Vermont is offering a new online Environmental Public Health graduate certificate program to give students the opportunity to study environmental public health, epidemiology, public health and health policy, as well as electives in environmental risk and ...

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08-25-2014

A New Year Begins

Sunday evening, members of the Class of 2018 were welcomed to UVM with a colorful university tradition. Wearing bright shirts in hues corresponding to their residence halls, students gathered at Patrick Gymnasium for a convocation ceremony, marking the start of a new academic year, then processed down Main Street to the University ...

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08-21-2014

#MoveUVM Welcomes Class of 2018

On Friday, Aug. 22, the university welcomed the Class of 2018 to campus. As faculty, staff and student volunteers helped move first-years into their rooms, social media was abuzz with the excitement of a new class starting their UVM journey. New students and alumni, clubs and academic departments took to Twitter, Facebook and ...

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Old Mill and Williams Hall

08-19-2014

New Academic Year Brings Most Internationally Diverse Students in UVM History

Among the expected 2,780 new undergraduate students this year — including first-years and transfers — are a record nearly 120 international students. Combined with returning students, UVM’s international undergraduate enrollment for the 2014-15 academic year is at a record 280 students, nearly double what it was two years ...

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Ceara Ledwith

08-18-2014

Midsummer, Theatre Students Join Shakespeare Company

Mercurial skies teased picnicking theater fans, sitting in an arc around the edge of Shelburne Museum’s circus lawn, an intimate, enchanting setting for the fairy-filled forest of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. But not until the moment UVM junior Ceara Ledwith, in a lead role as Hermia, uttered the line “Belike ...

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