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Graduating the Class of 2019
3,725 students received their diplomas on Sunday, May 19, UVM’s largest graduating class ever. Speaker Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, shared a rallying message: “What justice will you serve? What will you make possible for someone else?” Read more highlights from Commencement.
Cracking the Code of Marine Mammal Communication
The Araguaian river dolphin of Brazil is something of a mystery. It was thought to be quite solitary, with little social structure that would require communication. But Laura May Collado, a biologist at the University of Vermont, and her colleagues have discovered that the dolphins can actually make hundreds of different sounds to communicate, a finding that could help uncover how communication evolved in marine mammals. Read more about their findings.