UVM Awarded Grant for Interprofessional Education (IPE) Project

Project aims to increase availability and quality of services for children with disabilities
Dr. Jen Hurley and Dr. Shelley Velleman

UVM will receive a personnel preparation grant of $1.25 million from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) through the U.S. Department of Education. Leading the five-year project are Dr. Jennifer Hurley, associate professor of Early Childhood Special Education, and Dr. Shelley Velleman, chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

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Student Wins “Design It, Pitch It, Fab It” Competition for Device That Helps Locate Land Mines

Mechanical engineering doctoral student Dan Orfeo is the winner of UVM’s first Design It, Pitch It, Fab It competition aimed at students. A similar contest has focused on entrepreneurs in the Vermont community in the past.

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Beth Kirkpatrick presenting at TGIR-COBRE press event

$12.3 Million NIH Grant Establishes Translational Global Infectious Disease Research Center at UVM

Leaders at the University of Vermont and Larner College of Medicine today announced $12.3 million in funding for a new Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) called the “Translational Global Infectious Disease Research Center” (TGIR) that will join together two traditionally distinct groups of scientists to develop innovative approaches to prevent and control infectious disease.

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