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Kathy Fox UVM prison program

04-05-2017

UVM Students Learn About the Criminal Justice System from the Inside Out

When sociology major Emily Fixx ‘17 arrives for her 6 p.m. class on Monday, she leaves her keys, cellphone, and water bottle at the door and walks through a metal detector under the watchful eye of a correctional officer. This is not part of an extreme new measure to remove distractions from the classroom. It’s part of the ...

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07-13-2018

Faculty Feature: Angeline Chiu

When it comes to Shakespeare, Angeline Chiu isn't afraid to crack a joke. "You have to laugh at it. I think you have to have fun with it, or it becomes a dead letter." Case in point: The classics professor totes a plastic skull, a reference to Yorick from Hamlet, along to many of her classes. "If I could have my students learn ...

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nanowire

07-10-2018

Why Nanowires Lose Their Superpowers

If you cool a wire to a very low temperature—much colder than your freezer—something amazing happens: the electrons responsible for carrying the electrical current pair up and can flow forever without slowing down or producing heat.

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Pine trees at sunset on the UVM Green

07-05-2018

Gift Honors Late UVM Math Professor Kenneth Gross, Math Teacher Tony Trono

A press conference and reception held on June 28 at the University of Vermont Davis Center brought together dozens of students, family members, math lovers and UVM faculty as the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont received an historic endowment that will fund math acceleration for future generations of Vermont students.

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