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Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the Cancer Moonshot event at UVM. Also pictured: Sen. Leahy and Gary Stein, director of the UVM Cancer Center


Vice President Biden Brings 'Cancer Moonshot' to UVM

“If you are ever going to be involved in cancer research, this is the moment,” Vice President Joe Biden told a packed Davis Center ballroom at the University of Vermont Oct. 21. “This is the inflection point.”

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Ryan McDevitt and Darren Hitt


Research VP’s Office Issues Call for SPARK-VT Proposals

The University of Vermont Office of the Vice President for Research announces the fifth year of SPARK-VT.

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University leadership and Distinguished University Professors in front of the new faculty display.  Pictured from left are President Tom Sullivan; Mark T. Nelson, chairman and University Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology; Wolfgang Mieder, University Distinguished Professor of German and Folklore; Susan S. Wallace, University Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Brooke T. Mossman,  University Distinguished Professor of Pathology; Ralph Budd, University Distinguished Professor and director of the Vermont Center for Immunology and Infectious Diseases; Judith L. Van Houten, George H. Perkins Professor of Biology and  University Distinguished Professor; and Provost David Rosowsky.


President and Provost Dedicate Display Celebrating Faculty Talent and Achievement

President Tom Sullivan and Provost David Rosowsky unveiled a new permanent display on Tuesday afternoon showcasing the university’s most accomplished faculty. The display is located on the third floor of the Waterman Building near the registrar’s office.   

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Lance Smith, associate professor in counseling


Study Shows Racial Disparities in Promotion of Mental Health Services

A new study reveals that patients seeking mental health services may be at risk of racial bias.

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Discovery: A New Form of Light

Glow-in-the-dark stickers, weird deep-sea fish, LED lightbulbs — all have forms of luminescence. In other words, instead of just reflecting light, they make their own.

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Garavan, Potter and Team Launch UVM Recruitment for Landmark Adolescent Brain Development Study

Recruitment for the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States – the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study – launched September 13, 2016. The landmark study by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will follow the biological and behavioral development of more than 10,000 ...

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