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04-29-2016

UVM Ranks in the Top 30 of America's Best Midsize Employers

The University of Vermont has been ranked in the top 30 of this year’s Forbes “America’s Best Midsize Employers” list.

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student research conference

04-29-2016

Student Research, Creativity, Innovation on Display at Annual Conference

Ever since she was 15, Nora Awadallah has dreamed of joining the Society for Neuroscience. So getting to present at their annual conference — as a UVM sophomore — was, well, if you look at her Instagram that captures the moment last October, best described as equal parts heart-eyed and wide-eyed emoji wonderment.

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04-28-2016

Students Implement Prof's Research-Based 'Fit Kids' Program

It’s a weekday morning, and senior Reuben Brough is running around a gym at King Street Youth Center waving his hands in the air and screeching like a cheetah. A stream of children is in hot pursuit of him and four other UVM students who implore the preschoolers to “catch the cheetah.”

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04-28-2016

Living and Learning at UVM

Forty-plus years old and 40-plus programs strong, the Living/Learning Center is UVM’s foundational residential learning community, where students with shared passions can live together and connect outside of class around common interests. From farm-to-table food to science fiction to health professions, the program list runs the ...

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A firefighter surveys a forest fire at night.

04-27-2016

Insect Outbreaks Reduce Wildfire Severity

A surprising UVM study finds that insect outbreaks can dampen the impacts of forest fires.

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Deke Ludwig

04-27-2016

Body Electric

Ever played with K’nex? If so, you know how the construction set, a classic for any child growing up in the ’90s, can create more than just toys. It can build rollercoasters, architectural grandeurs worthy of Frank Gehry — and for Deitrich “Deke” Ludwig ’17, an electric truck.

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