Part of the Climb

Catching up with Zachary Klein '19

In October 2022, an elite climbing team of ten amputee and ten non-amputee athletes climbed Cotopaxi, a 19,347-foot active volcano in Ecuador.

Among them was a three-time gold medalist Paralympian, a 17-year-old Ecuadorian athlete who'd lost his leg just four months earlier, the U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador, and UVM Exercise Science alumnus Zachary Klein ’19.

The climbers...

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Rowell Building side view

Fall 2022 Department News

The College is pleased to share the following updates from our academic departments and programs.

Biomedical and Health Sciences

  • Public Health Program Earns National Accreditation
  • Faculty Publications and Projects
  • Grants and Awards
  • Faculty/Staff Updates


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Dr. Kasser with students in lab

'So Much More': Research Mentorship Builds Skills for Success

It’s Friday afternoon and mostly quiet inside the Human Motion Analysis Lab on the third floor of Rowell Building, where Dr. Sue Kasser and her team study balance and mobility in adults with chronic conditions. A path of biomechanical force plates used to measure gait spans the floor.

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