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Princeton Review: UVM's Sustainable Innovation MBA is #1 Green MBA in America

Six years ago when Sanjay Sharma took over as dean of the Grossman School of Business, he set his sights on an ambitious goal: to become the top MBA program in the country for sustainable innovation.

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UVM Students, Alumni Headline University's Second Innovation Slam

As its contribution to BTV Ignite’s second annual Innovation Week, the University of Vermont held its second Innovation Slam on October 18 in the Black Box theatre at Main Street Landing.

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Discovery Hall


UVM Celebrates Completion of Phase I of STEM Complex

The University of Vermont celebrated the completion of Phase I of its new $104 million science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, complex, the largest construction project in its history, with tours of the two new buildings that were recently completed – Discovery Hall, which opened in June after 23 months of ...

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Historic UVM buildings on University Row


UVM Hosting National Summit on Emerging Climate Economy

The University of Vermont is hosting the Catalysts of the Climate Economy (cc:econ) September 6-8, a national innovation summit that will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders to gear up for the next stage of economic development and prosperity in a low-carbon future. The event's goal is to accelerate ...

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SPARK VT winner


UVM Announces Winners of SPARK-VT Faculty Pitch Competition

Two University of Vermont-affiliated research teams have been awarded SPARK-VT grants by the university to help commercialize their work and move it a step closer to the marketplace.

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UVM Spinoffs Finish First and Second in LaunchVT Pitch Competition

Two University of Vermont spin-off companies, Majorwise and Packetized Energy, finished first and second in the 2017 LaunchVT competition, Vermont’s oldest and largest business pitch contest.

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