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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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01-16-2018

Gund Catalyst Award Winners

The Gund Institute announced nearly $250,000 in Catalyst Award seed grants and event support today.

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Casey Brinkman

01-12-2018

Searching the Stars for Extraterrestrial Life

It’s been a tough winter for aliens. Earlier this month, astronomers showed that the flickering of the so-called Tabby’s Star—some 1280 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus—was not, in fact, caused by a huge sphere built around it by extraterrestrial beings. The more-likely culprit: dust.

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Women's lacrosse stretches at dawn

01-11-2018

Catamount Student-Athletes Earn Highest Departmental GPA on Record

University of Vermont student-athletes closed the Fall with their best collective semester GPA on record. The Catamounts combined to post a 3.28 GPA, marking their 27th straight semester with at least a 3.0.

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