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Convocation 2015


A New Year Begins

On the eve of the first day of classes, a colorful tradition ushers in the new academic year and officially inducts the incoming class to the UVM community. On Aug. 30 in Patrick Gymnasium, students gathered to hear their Student Government Association president, their university president and their provost offer words of welcome, ...

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UVM campus looking west over Lake Champlain at sunset


Class of 2019 Most Academically Talented in UVM History

A record number of students applied to the University of Vermont this year, and this week, UVM welcomes its new class — the most academically talented in school history.

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Snapshots of the Class of 2019

UVM welcomes the Class of 2019 to campus this week. Among their ranks are musicians, entrepreneurs, class presidents, debaters, nationally-ranked skiiers, cyclers and archers, valedictorians, hikers and dedicated community service volunteers. Together, they are the most academically talented class in UVM history. Read on to get to ...

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Post-doc researcher Leif Richardson; Deborah Neher, professor of plant and soil science; Sen. Patrick Leahy; Tom Vogelmann, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; and Nancy Mathews, dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.


Sen. Leahy, UVM Officials Highlight Cutting-Edge Research Made Possible by 2014 Farm Bill

The University of Vermont welcomed Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) to the Miller Research Farm on July 17 to highlight some of the research projects and programs developed with the $15 million in grants and funding Leahy helped secure as a lead negotiator of the 2014 Farm Bill.  

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students at work creating compost system


Cultivating Collaboration from the Bahamas to Vermont

Beside the garden at Champlain Elementary School, students from the University of Vermont and South Andros High School in the Bahamas work together to level the land for a compost system.

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Stuart Hart


Prof's New Book Further Develops Base of Pyramid Business Model

More than a dozen years have passed since Professor Stuart Hart co-authored the landmark paper “The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid” offering a blueprint for companies wanting to turn a profit while also lifting the world’s poorest people out of poverty. Two books would follow along with major investments from ...

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