Policy in Action

Helping Vermont consumers, students gain advocacy experience
University of Vermont students at the Consumer Assistance Program

Anyone who has made a trip to Pho Dang Vietnamese Café in Essex Junction might recall the tasty pho noodles, sweet iced coffee or low-key atmosphere. What they likely won’t think about is whether they paid for their meal with cash or a credit card.

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Roofline and columns of Morrill Hall

Stories Behind the Bricks

Walking into Morrill Hall Tuesday and Thursday mornings during his first semester at UVM, Tom Freeman has stepped into an immersive learning experience of a different sort. 

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Professor Trish O’Kane’s Birding to Change the World class out in the field

Hope on the Wing

Professor Trish O’Kane’s new course, “Birding to Change the World,” began far from Derway Island at the north edge of Burlington, where, one afternoon last autumn, her class of UVM students tromps through a floodplain forest with a crew of kids from nearby J.J. Flynn Elementary. 

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