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02-04-2016

UVM Enhances STEM Curriculum with Addition of Two Majors in Biomedical Engineering and Data Science

The University of Vermont added to its growing reputation as a leader in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education on Feb. 5 with the announcement of a new bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering and a bachelor of science degree in data science.

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The Stafford Solar Hill Farm, a green mountain power facility in Rutland.

12-16-2015

UVM Receives $1.5 Million Grant from Department of Energy to Help Grid Accommodate Renewables

An innovative project developed at the University of Vermont has received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for research aimed at making the electric grid better able to accommodate power generated from renewable energy sources. The grant, one of only 12 ...

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2015 UVM Computer Science Fair

12-10-2015

Computer Science Students Showcase Apps and Innovation at Annual Fair

What happens when you cross a Tamagotchi — those digital pets popular among children of the 90s — and the FitBit? You get StepPet, an app that makes exercise not only good for you, but also for the digital creature that feeds on and responds to your activity. It’s the work of William Nedds, an economics and business double ...

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VCET@BTV

12-02-2015

Shaking Up the State's Startup Scene

Of all the occupational hazards overseen by OSHA, this one certainly must fall outside the list: a Ping Pong ball. But there it lies, on the hardwood floor of an 11,000-square-foot office space in downtown Burlington, threatening to trip up a clumsy reporter wide-eyed in wonder at the King Kong posters, horse’s head and swirling ...

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11-24-2015

Over 750 Attend First Aiken K-12 Maker Faire at UVM

The creators of the Champlain Mini Maker Faire and the University of Vermont hosted more than 750 attendees at Vermont's first statewide Aiken K-12 Maker Faire at the Davis Center on Saturday. Embedded in the event was the annual Aiken/TASC Engineering Challenge, presented by UVM's College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. ...

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11-20-2015

New York Times Profiles UVM Alumna Hired by Google to Head its Cloud Business

Diane B. Greene, mechanical engineering graduate of the Class of 1976, has been chosen to lead and expand Google’s Cloud business, the New York Times reports.

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