Students who start small businesses and break new ground; professors who inspire in the classroom and in their fields of research; alums who change the world at work. At UVM, inspiring stories are everywhere. Take a closer look...

  • Meg Lipke paints in her studio
    Artist whose multi-dimensional pieces defy conventional notions of painting and sculpture
  • John Moses portrait
    Public Communication grad with a career in music publishing and licensing, radio hosting, and public broadcasting
  • Kathy Fox portrait
    Criminal justice professor leading the Liberal Arts in Prison Program, which connects UVM students and incarcerated women for mutual learning
  • M.D. Usher portrait
    Celebrated scholar of the ancient Mediterranean world; author of How to Say No: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Cynicism
  • Mae Nagusky records her voice in an audio studio
    Conducts interviews, does research, produces promos, edits, and writes for Vermont Public’s Brave Little State podcast
  • Portrait of Martin Clarke standing in front of a tree
    Mathematics major and policy intern at the Public Assets Institute, a non-profit devoted to improving the well-being of the most vulnerable Vermont citizens
  • Bella Rieley examines an electric aircraft on a runway
    Mechanical Engineering major interning at Beta Technologies, a leader in the emerging field of electric aviation
  • Close-up of a backpack
    Sustainable Innovation MBA alumna and founder of a sustainable family adventure gear company
  • A man speaking to a class of students with a powerpoint
    Chairman of Capital Markets at Cushman & Wakefield, a leading commercial real estate organization based in New York City
  • Researches the ecology and genetics of wild relatives of agricultural crops to breed better domesticated crops, conserve crop genetic resources, and build resilience to climate change.