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Sheyann Webb-Christburg speaks at Ira Allen Chapel


MLK Celebration Speaker Shares Stories of the Civil Rights Movement

Sheyann Webb-Christburg, civil rights activist and acclaimed author, spoke to a crowd of hundreds at Ira Allen Chapel on Jan. 24, sharing her experiences as “the smallest freedom fighter,” a name given to her by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Leading Diversity Publication Again Names University of Vermont Student Affairs a Top Workplace

For the fourth year in a row, the University of Vermont been selected as one of the “most promising places to work in student affairs” by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, a leading higher education publication. The findings will be published in the March 23 edition of the magazine.

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The Selma to Montgomery March


Civil Rights Activist Sheyann Webb-Christburg to Give Keynote Address on Jan. 24 for MLK Celebration

Civil rights activist and acclaimed author Sheyann Webb-Christburg will serve as keynote speaker of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration, Education & Learning Week. She will speak on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 4 p.m. in Ira Allen Chapel.

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Black lives matter flag at the Davis Center


Letter to Campus Community Regarding the Black Lives Matter Flag

The following memo was sent to the campus community this morning from Annie Stevens, vice provost for student affairs, regarding the Black Lives Matter flag at the Davis Center:

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Elizabeth Wilkerson


Warmth of Other Suns Author to Discuss 'Great Migration' Oct. 5 at UVM

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson will present a lecture on the subject of her much heralded recent book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, at UVM’s Ira Allen Chapel on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m.

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UVM Receives Award from Leading Higher Ed Diversity Publication

The University of Vermont has received the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. UVM’s diversity initiatives are led by Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president of the Office of Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

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