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August 29, 2014

convocation procession


A New Year Begins

Sunday evening, members of the Class of 2018 were welcomed to UVM with a colorful university tradition. Wearing bright shirts in hues corresponding to their residence halls, students gathered at Patrick Gymnasium for a convocation ceremony, marking the start of a new academic year, then processed down Main Street to the University ...

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Ceara Ledwith


Midsummer, Theatre Students Join Shakespeare Company

Mercurial skies teased picnicking theater fans, sitting in an arc around the edge of Shelburne Museum’s circus lawn, an intimate, enchanting setting for the fairy-filled forest of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. But not until the moment UVM junior Ceara Ledwith, in a lead role as Hermia, uttered the line “Belike ...

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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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