No Regrets: 2020 Nursing Graduates Reflect on Jumping Into Workforce During Pandemic

Nursing students from the class of 2020, as seen on Kelsey White’s phone prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last spring, 95 UVM nursing students chose to graduate several weeks early to join the labor pool during the COVID-19 pandemic after intense discussion of nursing shortages. How are those courageous Catamounts doing now?

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"Digital Backpacks" Ease Health Risks

Students attending class sessions in person this semester will continue to haul backpacks containing the usual accessories – books, water bottles, laptops, snacks, charging devices and other necessities.

The student backpack has a different meaning for Chief Information Officer Simeon Ananou and his UVM colleagues in Enterprise Technology Services (ETS).

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Boy holding playing cards.

Building Solutions Together

“Pick a card, any card.”

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UVM STRONG
University community response to pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic profoundly changes life across the world, we offer a window on multiple efforts by the University of Vermont community—faculty, staff, students, and alumni—to address the global crisis and ease its impact.

Looking for updates about what's happening on campus? Head to our COVID-19 information and resources website.