UVM Divests from Fossil Fuels

University’s Long Tradition of Environmental Leadership, Student Passion for Sustainability, Growing Climate Crisis, Were Key Factors in Decision
Professor Bill Keeton walks in leafy green Jericho Research Forest

The University of Vermont’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Tuesday afternoon to divest the university’s endowment of fossil fuel investments, adding another milestone in UVM’s long history of leadership on environmental issues.

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Red brick windows on Williams Hall behind green tree branches

UVM to Go Test-Optional for Students Applying in 2020-21

In light of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Vermont will not require standardized test score submissions for undergraduate students applying in 2020-21. This decision reflects uncertainty surrounding test-taking opportunities and aligns with changes being made in higher education throughout the United States.

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Invention: "Nanocage" Tool Untangles (Molecular) Spaghetti

A team of scientists at the University of Vermont have invented a new tool—they call it a “nanocage”—that can catch and straighten out molecule-sized tangles of polymers.

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