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Ellen Andersen


Gay Rights Litigation Expert Responds to Supreme Court's Marriage Ruling

When UVM Today interviewed Ellen Andersen, associate professor of political science and gender, sexuality, and women’s studies in January, the author of Out of the Closets and into the Courts: Legal Opportunity Structure and Gay Rights Litigation predicted that the U.S. Supreme Court would vote 5-4 in favor of same-sex ...

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Radical Empathy

Just as she does through her work as an economist, Stephanie Seguino explores photography as a way to grapple with what she says is one of the most important issues in our society today: inequality. Her exhibit, "Radical Empathy," is on display at Flynndog gallery in Burlington through June.

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Julian Bond, Heading-Grant


VP for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Receives Diversity Visionary Award

Wanda Heading-Grant, UVM vice president for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, is a recipient of a Diversity Visionary Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the award — a national honor recognizing individuals who ...

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U.S. Citizenship Course


Students, New Americans Learn from Each Other in U.S. Citizenship Course

When sophomore Eric Venezia decided to come to UVM to play goalie on the men’s soccer team he expected to make new friends and enjoy all of the experiences that come with college life. Befriending a 69-year-old man from Bhutan and helping him become an American citizen wasn’t one of them. 

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Waterman Building, Burlington, VT


UVM to Hold “Gender and Precarity” Conference in Celebration of Joan Smith

The University of Vermont will sponsor a conference in memory and celebration of former College of Arts and Sciences dean Joan Smith on Thursday, April 16 titled "Gender and Precarity: The Consequences of Economic and Climate Instability." The conference, consisting of two panel discussions, will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. in ...

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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


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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