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Gerstl-Pepin Named Interim Dean of the College of Education and Social Services

Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin, professor of educational leadership and policy studies and associate dean for academic affairs and research, has been named interim dean of the College of Education and Social Services, effective July 1, 2015.

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Lindsey Ruhl, Benjamin Teasdale, Stephanie Burrows and Meg Ziegler


Four UVM Students Win Fulbrights

Four UVM students have been awarded prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student grants for the coming academic year. Three of the students are members of the Class of 2015: Stephanie Burrows, Benjamin Teasdale and Meg Ziegler. The fourth Fulbright recipient this year is Lindsey Ruhl, who graduated with a master’s degree in soil science ...

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Trustees Hear Details of Campus Transformation at May Board Meeting

Highlighting last week’s meeting of the university’s Board of Trustees was a capital projects presentation summarizing six major building projects that will transform the campus over the next few years and signify the university’s continued commitment to invest in quality.

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College of Nursing and Health Sciences Receives $250,000 Gift for Endowed Fellowship

Sally Hergenrader of Longboat Key, Fla., a member of the University of Vermont Class of 1955, has made a $250,000 pledge to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) in celebration of her 60th reunion year.

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Nina Totenberg


Totenberg Charms Commencement Audience With Rhymes and Reason

Given the presence of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Annie Proulx on the speakers' platform, a less confident person than Nina Totenberg might have had second thoughts about starting her speech at the University of Vermont’s 2015 commencement Sunday morning with two extended pieces of creative writing. 

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Betty Rambur


New Book Connects Health Care Finance with Nursing Practice

For 25 years, Betty Rambur, professor of health policy and nursing, has worked on health care reform. In the early 1990s, she chaired reform efforts in her home state of North Dakota. One of the areas she has long wanted to address during her professional career as a practitioner, professor, dean, and member of the Green Mountain ...

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