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Pursuing Their Dreams and Fulfilling Our Mission

Collage of 12 undergraduate and graduate students surrounding the UVM 2024 banner hung in front of Waterman Building.


Transformative Social Work Book Depicts the Power of Curiosity, Mindfulness and Change

Danielle Jatlow smiling on the University Green


Introducing the Planetary Health Initiative

aerial view of UVM campus, Lake Champlain, and the Adirondack Mountains beyond


Vermont Science Olympiad Encourages Students to Pursue Their STEM Passions

Two students hold a box fan above a tower they have built for competition


Inspired to Serve

Evelyn Monje at her mobile social work desk at the South Burlington Public Library.


Doctoral Scholarships Awarded to Educators for Exceptional Leadership and Advocacy

Erin Tinti, Lindsey Cox and Emily West Geary


Celebrating Accessible Art and Disability in Vermont with the CYCLES Exhibition

A pale-skinned college aged woman in a pink tshirt and white turtleneck gestures excitedly at a small framed painting of a supernova in reds and yellows on a black background.


Living Fully and Dying Prepared

Francesca Arnoldy


Inspiring the Next Generation

Laurel Marshia, Aidan McAuliffe and Michelle O'Donnell


2023-2024 Jean S. Garvin Fellows Announced

A pale-skinned young woman with wavy dark hair falling to her shoulders stands in a shady glen, smiling gently at the camera.


UVM researchers and Vermont Agency of Education partner to create community schools


Elevating Educators to Elevate Learning


Advancing Equity and Excellence in Early Childhood Education

Kaitlin Northey receiving her award from VTAEYC Executive Director Sharron Harrington and NAEYC CEO Michelle Kang. (Photo: Katie Titterton)


UVM Curriculum and Instruction Program Revamps Approach, Welcomes New Scholar

UVM Curriculum and Instruction program faculty


New Faculty Bring International Perspective and Vermont Expertise to UVM Social Work Programs

Simon Chan and Cassie Gillespie


UVM Disability Center Collaborates on $10 Million Economic Outcomes Grant

A group of college students sit in a cafeteria eating lunch


Developing Educational Leaders and Policy Researchers Across Vermont

Rebecca Callahan, Matthew McCluskey, and Daniella Sutherland


Improving Community Health and Wellbeing

Anna Elliott and Robin Hausheer


UVM Alum Receives Prestigious Obama Foundation Fellowship

Daniel Farley works with young black males in a school classroom.


Celebrating the CESS Class of 2023

Collage of CESS Class of 2023 graduates


Complexity, Curiosity and Creativity

JB Barna speaks at the CESS Commencement Celebration


Building Inclusive and Civically Engaged Communities

Maggie Sorrentino


UVM Launches PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision

Nancy Thacker Darrow, Aishwarya Joshi, Lance Smith, Jane Okech, and Julie Welkowitz


An Extraordinary Force of Goodness

Sarah Bassett works with students at Orchard Elementary School


Students Showcase STEM Skills at Vermont Science Olympiad

Student competing in 2023 Vermont Science Olympiad events

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