Wolfgang and Barbara Mieder Green and Gold Professorship in Romance Languages

Investee: Cristina Mazzoni, Ph.D.

Ceremony: Friday, November 20, 2020, 5:00 pm (EST)

Microsoft Teams Virtual Event

Speakers:

  • William Falls, Dean of the College of Arts and Science
  • Patricia Prelock, Provost 
  • Joseph Acquisto, Chair of the Department of Romance Languages and Cultures
  • Cristina Mazzoni, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Cultures
  • Wolfgang Mieder, Professor of German and Folklore

Join the Live Event Here

During the event please use the Q&A for sharing congratulatory messages

Full Ceremony on YouTube

The investiture ceremony is a symbolic tradition dating back to the Middle Ages when early European universities honored their scholars with elaborate rites of investiture.  At UVM, these ceremonies acknowledge and celebrate the inaugural holders of the newly-endowed positions and recognize the donors whose generosity made the appointment possible.

Appointment to an endowed position is among the highest academic honors the University of Vermont can bestow on a faculty member.  Endowed professorships and chairs are also important in recruiting and retaining the most creative researchers, the most effective teachers, and the best collaborators.  Exceptional faculty members in turn create a dynamic and engaging academic environment that attracts outstanding students and peers.

 

How to join our Ceremony

Important Instructions

TO JOIN THE LIVE EVENT, YOU'LL NEED:

  • A supported browser: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge
  • A laptop or desktop computer (no downloads required)
  • If using a mobile device, you'll need to download the Microsoft Teams app

JOINING ON A LAPTOP OR DESKTOP COMPUTER

  1. You will not need to install or sign into Microsoft Teams to attend the celebration
  2. Copy the link of the session you are ready to join into one of the supported web browsers
  3. If prompted to Open Microsoft Teams, click Cancel. Then, click Watch on the web instead
  4. Select Join anonymously. Do NOT select "Sign In"


JOINING ON A MOBILE DEVICE

  1. To attend the celebration using a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, you need to install Microsoft Teams (free download)
  2. Copy the link of the session you are ready to join into one of the supported mobile browsers, then tap Open It under the option marked Already have the app
  3. Tap Join as a guest
  4. Enter your name, then tap Join as a guest