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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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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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Waterman Building, UVM campus

11-17-2016

UVM Offers New Online Graduate Certificate in Health Care Management and Policy

The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont will offer a new online Certificate of Graduate Study in Health Care Management and Policy starting in January.

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Katniss from Hunger Games and Hillary Clinton

11-09-2016

How Entertainment Affects our Politics

Hillary Clinton’s stunning defeat begs the question: when will the highest and hardest glass ceiling be shattered in the U.S.? While change is not yet coming to the nation’s political stage, it is under way on our screens, and new research reveals that the fiction we watch influences our gendered perceptions of what it takes ...

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