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Dan Rosenblum

12-19-2014

Fulbrights Take Students Around the World

Seven UVM students and graduates received Fulbright Scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year. The prestigious awards are yearlong fellowships which enable seniors, recent graduates, and graduate students to live abroad and represent the United States as a part of the world’s largest intellectual and cultural exchange ...

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12-19-2014

Royall Tyler Campaign Aims to Polish a Theatrical Gem

David Godkin’s introduction to Royall Tyler Theatre came in 1974 – the year the renovated former gymnasium opened – when the first-year class of ’77 alum appeared in a production of T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral.  

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12-17-2014

14 Memorable UVM Moments from 2014

Just one of 223 years in UVM's long history, 2014 has had its share of memorable moments. This list shows the range of successes and fun we've had -- whether right here on our campus or on the world stage. Read on to relive some of the year's highlights.

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Fleming class

12-10-2014

Art, Anthro Team Up to Teach Students Museum Work Skills

On a Sunday in November, half a dozen students, guided by an expert in the field of costume installation, are at work in the basement of the Fleming Museum. Their task sounds simple: put clothes on a dress form, make a hat look as it would if someone were wearing it. But how do you accomplish this when the clothing size doesn’t ...

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12-10-2014

Graduating Senior Shares Class-Inspired Art

Graduating senior Julie Howk created this ode to her “Wood Turning and Conservation” course with instructors Ralph Tursini and David Brynn, which she took this fall. The course, held in UVM's Jericho Research Forest, teaches students the principles of sustainable forest management, tree and wood identification and safe wood ...

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Youth Climate Summit

12-10-2014

Sen. Sanders, UVM Host First Youth Climate Summit

Sen. Bernie Sanders and the University of Vermont joined forces last week to host the first Vermont Youth Climate Summit. The summit, which sprawled over most of the fourth floor of the Davis Center, provided an opportunity for more than 150 Vermont high school students and dozens of teachers from 26 high schools around the state ...

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