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Black lives matter flag at the Davis Center

09-26-2016

Letter to Campus Community Regarding the Black Lives Matter Flag

The following memo was sent to the campus community this morning from Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs, regarding the Black Lives Matter flag at the Davis Center:

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Elizabeth Wilkerson

09-19-2016

Warmth of Other Suns Author to Discuss 'Great Migration' Oct. 5 at UVM

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson will present a lecture on the subject of her much heralded recent book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, at UVM’s Ira Allen Chapel on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m.

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09-01-2016

UVM Receives Award from Leading Higher Ed Diversity Publication

The University of Vermont has received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. UVM’s diversity initiatives are led by Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president of the Office of Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

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08-30-2016

UVM a Top 30 LGBTQ-Friendly University

The University of Vermont has been named a 2016 Top 30 “Best of the Best” among LGBTQ-inclusive colleges and universities.

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06-30-2016

Study Highlights Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops

A new study analyzing traffic stops in Vermont shows that black and Hispanic drivers are pulled over, searched and arrested far more often than whites, yet white drivers are more likely to be carrying illegal contraband. 

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Mindy Scheier and family

06-21-2016

Fashion for All

In the United States, 5.4 percent of the age five-to-17 demographic has a disability. This large population’s options for contemporary clothing have long been woefully limited. Enter Mindy Menkowitz Scheier ’93, founder of Runway of Dreams, a nonprofit organization leading change in the fashion world and in our perceptions of ...

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