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Lady Freedom artists' book

02-21-2018

A Black History Month Reading List

In honor of Black History Month, we've compiled a list of some of the best books with UVM ties that reflect on the black experience.

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Nikita Salmon and Chas Smith on set of Shark Tank

02-21-2018

'Shark Tank' Effect Real For SAP!

It has been a whirlwind few weeks since Chas Smith G'15 and his cousin Nikita Salmon, co-owners of maple beverage company SAP!, appeared on ABC’s venture capital/entrepreneur pitch program "Shark Tank" on Jan. 28. Smith, a graduate of the Grossman School of Business’ Sustainable Innovation MBA program, took a break at a local ...

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02-20-2018

First-year Student is South Africa’s Lone Olympian

While the Nigerian women’s bobsled team makes headlines at the 2018 Winter Olympics, UVM first-year student Connor Wilson is quietly taking his own place in the pantheon of unlikely Olympians. The lone athlete representing his native South Africa in PyeongChang, Wilson will compete in the slalom and giant slalom skiing events.

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02-19-2018

UVM Again Among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges

The University of Vermont is ranked No. 7 among medium-sized schools on the Peace Corps 2018 list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities.There are 28 UVM alumni currently serving worldwide.

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Alison Bechdel

02-16-2018

Drawing From Life

Enter the Fleming Museum gallery for “Self-Confessed: The Inappropriately Intimate Comics of Alison Bechdel,” and the first work you encounter is a self-portrait of the artist as sifter of cat litter. The cat looks intently upon the business at hand; the artist looks out at the viewer; the dialogue bubble offers a flat ...

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