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02-10-2016

New Undergraduate Degrees, Upbeat Campaign Report Highlight Feb. Board Meeting

At its February meeting, the UVM Board of Trustees approved two much-anticipated undergraduate degree programs – a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering and a bachelor of science in data science – and heard an encouraging report on UVM’s comprehensive campaign.

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02-08-2016

How to Build a Quantum Computer

Adrian Del Maestro wants to kill fluffy bunnies. Now that I have your attention, be forewarned that the following short story is about quantum physics, the end of Moore’s Law as we know it, and what Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance” might have to do with some futuristic cousin of your iPhone. However, no actual ...

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Rally the UVM mascot energizes fans at the UVM Gutterson Field House.

02-08-2016

Rubenstein School Hosts UVM’s New Sports Management Minor

Since the 2016 spring semester began, more than 30 students at the University of Vermont have declared a new minor in Sports Management (SMGT).

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02-06-2016

UVM Enhances STEM Curriculum with Addition of Two Majors in Biomedical Engineering and Data Science

The University of Vermont added to its growing reputation as a leader in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education on Feb. 5 with the announcement of a new bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering and a bachelor of science degree in data science.

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Waterman Building

02-03-2016

New Service Supports Graduate Student Writers at UVM

While UVM’s Writing Center has supported undergraduate writers for more than 30 years, no comparable service has been available for graduate students — until now. This semester the new Graduate Writing Center opened its doors in Waterman, just next door to the computer lab. Staffed by four peer tutors from graduate programs ...

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01-28-2016

UVM Clinical Simulation Laboratory Earns Two International Accreditations

The Clinical Simulation Laboratory at the University of Vermont has been accredited by two prestigious simulation societies: a three-year accreditation as a Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute (AEI) from the American College of Surgeons (ACS), and a five-year accreditation from the Society of Simulation in Health Care ...

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