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Akol Aguek


The Newest Americans: Akol Aguek

Akol Aguek ’05 G’11 was one of Sudan’s “Lost Boys,” a generation of young men displaced by brutality and civil war in their homeland. Profiled as a student in Vermont Quarterly in 2004, Aguek described the experience of being one of thousands fleeing across forest, desert, and river. Raising his voice and enunciating each syllable with care, he said: “You are running for your life!”

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Save the Bees? There’s an App for That

New mobile app will help farmers to make a business case for protecting endangered bees. 

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Bee Decline Threatens U.S. Crop Production

First study to map U.S. wild bees suggests essential pollinators are disappearing in key farmlands.

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Lowell Bailey '05


2017 World Champion

Alumnus Lowell Bailey ’05 made history on Thursday when he became the first American skier to win a biathlon world championship. 

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From the Archives: Dissent on Campus

In 1946, a year after the end of World War II, Alpha Xi Delta sorority pledged Crystal Malone ’47, a black student from Washington, D.C. Then, the national sorority president traveled to Burlington to try to dissuade 18-year-old Malone from joining.

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Grossman School of Business


UVM Rises to No. 23 Nationally For Performance On CPA Exam

The University of Vermont now ranks among the top 25 institutions nationally for its pass rate on the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam based on the latest rankings from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.

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