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04-22-2015

Falls Appointed Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences

Bill Falls, chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 15, 2015, the University of Vermont has announced.

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04-22-2015

UVM Alumni Association Presents Barry Guitar with 2015 Kidder Award

University of Vermont Professor Barry Guitar, the 2015 recipient of the George V. Kidder Outstanding Faculty Award, reminded guests at a luncheon Tuesday that listening to students is what makes a great teacher.

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Class of 2014 graduates

04-22-2015

UVM Class of 2014: Where Are They Now?

Whoever says English majors have poor job prospects hasn’t met Josh Goldsmith. Less than one year out from graduation, he’s part of a team that’s up for a Webby award for its work promoting the Christopher Nolan film Interstellar.

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Lori Erbrederis Meyer, assistant professor of early childhood

04-21-2015

The Power of Best Friends

Dropping off a child at kindergarten for the first time can be one of the most memorable yet terrifying experiences of parenthood. Among the many concerns parents face is the worry whether your child will make friends – a key factor, research shows, in reducing anxiety, depression and the likelihood of being bullied. 

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Randall Harp

04-21-2015

Critical Questions of Choice

Imagine that you’ve lost your hard drive. Argh. There goes your term paper or perhaps those beach photos. Now jump forward into a foreseeable future and imagine that you’ve lost a hard drive — that’s wired into your brain and links out to the Cloud. There goes…what? Your memories? Your transhuman app for doing calculus ...

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Davis Center

04-20-2015

UVM Named to Princeton Review’s Top 10 Green Colleges List

The Princeton Review has released its sixth annual guide to the most environmentally responsible colleges — a listing of the schools with “the most exceptional commitments to sustainability based on their academic offerings and career preparation for students, campus policies, initiatives, and activities.”  The University ...

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