Staying Strong: DPT Students and Special Olympics Athletes Collaborate

Six graduate students wearing masks gathered together looking at a computer screen

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students and athletes from Special Olympics Vermont joined forces this semester on activities that gave the students practice in clinical skills while engaging the Olympians, physically and socially. Vermont news media highlighted the collaboration in interviews with the students and athletes.

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Seth Frietze

Seth Frietze Named Dr. Ronald W. Pero International Research Green and Gold Professor

Seth Frietze, associate professor of medical laboratory science in the Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences, has been selected to receive the Dr. Ronald W. Pero International Research Green and Gold professorship created by Margaretha Pero to honor the life’s work of her husband, Ronald W. Pero.

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Screen shots from television news story showing interviews with two nursing alumni, both wearing masks.

Nursing ’20 Graduates Reflect After One Year on Frontlines

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last spring, UVM was one of the first schools in the nation to allow undergraduate nursing students to make the transition from classroom to hospital floor. All 95 nursing Class of 2020 graduates agreed to make that life-changing jump.  

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