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Sarah Turner, senior English lecturer; Maeve Eberhardt, assistant professor of linguistics; Emily Bernard, professor of English and interim director of UVM’s Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program; and moderator Lacretia Johnson Flash, Assistant Dean for Conduct, Policy and Climate

03-27-2015

UVM Professors Engage in “Real Talk about the N-Word”

The disturbing video of University of Oklahoma fraternity members singing a racist chant, widely reported in the media this month, has reignited national concern and conversation about race and racism on college campuses. On March 26, four University of Vermont scholars gathered to talk about the epithet at the heart of that ...

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Gund Institute Vermont climate change environment Senate Committee

03-26-2015

UVM Scientists to Senate: Climate Change Is Real -- and Caused by Humans

University of Vermont researchers testified to state lawmakers yesterday that climate change is real and caused by human activity. 

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Brendan Clune

03-25-2015

Conference Explores Electric Power From the North

Under the shadow of the 1970’s oil crisis, Vermont’s then-governor Richard Snelling negotiated to purchase electric power from Quebec. In July 1984, the government-owned utility Hydro-Quebec and Vermont finalized a long-term contract, and over the following decades a large portion of the state’s electric power has flowed ...

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UVM campus

03-25-2015

UVM Named One of "10 Best Colleges to Study Health Professions"

The University of Vermont has been ranked among the “10 Best Colleges to Study Health Professions” for its number of quality majors within the field, small class sizes and collaborative learning with professors, and high salaries following graduation and at the mid-career level.

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UVM graduation

03-25-2015

CNN Money Ranks UVM in Top 25 for Best Four-Year Graduation Rates

Graduating within four years, CNN Money says, is key to keeping the cost of college down. A new ranking published by the financial advice website lists the top 25 public colleges with the best track record at graduating students on time. UVM is 22nd on the list.

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students at work on canoe

03-25-2015

Inside UVM's Ecological Design 'Collaboratory'

As students work intently on a project together at GreenHouse, conversation stops. The room is filled with the sound of sanding while four pairs of hands put a smooth finish on a sleek form, to give a Northern white cedar tree a second life — as a canoe.

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