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Nepali Study I

01-26-2017

Resilience Amongst the Rubble

Not long after a 7.6 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal in April of 2015, Emma Squier sat in a classroom 7,000 miles away studying the effects of the natural disaster on the Nepali people. A year later she was living among them in the hardest hit villages learning first-hand how they were surviving.

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Chuck Ross

12-20-2016

Ross Appointed UVM Extension Director

The University of Vermont College of Agriculture and Life Sciences has named Chuck Ross director of UVM Extension, Tom Vogelmann, dean of the college, announced today. Ross is currently secretary of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets, a position he has held since 2011. Prior to his role as secretary, Ross served ...

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Old Mill photo, UVM campus

12-19-2016

Kiplinger’s Again Ranks UVM a Best-Value Public University

In its annual ratings, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has again ranked UVM among the top best-value public colleges in the country. 

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Gina Fiorile stands with fellow speaker Mike Richter

12-12-2016

Student Invited by White House for Third Speaking Engagement on Climate Change

With her third invitation from the White House, UVM student Gina Fiorile returned to Washington, DC on December 5 as a Champion of Change for Climate Education and Literacy. She spoke as part of the Champions of Change Reunion held at the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters. 

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Grace Weaver

12-07-2016

New York City to Berlin, Young Alumna Painter Builds Career

Just five years beyond her UVM graduation, Grace Weaver ’11 is rapidly gaining international recognition as an emerging artist. There’s a bold pop sensibility to her large-scale, color-saturated figurative paintings. Over the past year, Weaver, who lives in Brooklyn, has exhibited her work in solo and group shows in New York ...

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Waterman and UVM Green in fall

12-05-2016

UVM’s Catamount Commitment Removes Financial Barriers for Limited Income Vermonters

The University of Vermont has launched a new program called the Catamount Commitment guaranteeing that all Vermonters receiving federal Pell grants will pay no tuition and no comprehensive fee to attend the university, beginning with the class entering UVM in the fall of 2017.

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