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Rashad Shabazz


Race Geographies Expert on Ferguson

As the hashtag #Ferguson trends on Twitter more than a week following Michael Brown’s deadly shooting by a police officer in this suburb of St. Louis, Mo., UVM Today noted @RashadShabazz deeply engaged in the conversation. It’s a topic that Shabazz, UVM assistant professor of geography and protégé of renowned activist Angela ...

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UVM to Host Day-Long Institute for Professionals Serving LGBTQ Students

The University of Vermont will host “Points of Influence: LGBTQ Students, Social Change, and You,” a day-long institute designed to connect colleagues across the Northeast to discuss emerging trends and issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) student services. The event, led and organized by the ...

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Registration Open for Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals Institute

The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, with support from the University of Vermont’s LGBTQA Center and Middlebury College, will hold its annual Institute on July 11 at the Davis Center. This year’s day-long event is titled “Points of Influence: LGBT Students, Social Change, and You.”

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Global Gateways ceremony


A Roaring Start for Global Gateway

Among the crowd of faculty, students and staff packed into the Marsh-Austin-Tupper residence hall for the grand opening of UVM’s new Global Gateway program Monday afternoon was a group of five nattily dressed young professionals who seemed to hang on every word a cast of VIP speakers delivered.

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Rehana Pothiawala, Fathima Samen and Christopher Thomas Veal


Medical Mentors

Spring semester of senior year is hectic for any UVM student staring down that Sunday, May 18, graduation date on the calendar. Christopher Thomas Veal has upped the ante in recent weeks with trips to academic medical conferences in Florence, Italy and Harvard University to present research he’s been involved with as an ...

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UVM Named One of Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs

The American College Personnel Association and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine have named the University of Vermont to its list of the 31 most promising places to work in student affairs. 

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