Vermont

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Visits UVM as Part of George D. Aiken Lecture Series

When you earn a reputation as one of “the nation’s most aggressive and outspoken prosecutors” according to The New York Times and had a hand in high-profile cases such as Bernie Madoff and Wall Street firms, it’s not too surprising that folks will line up to hear what you have to say about today’s justice system. […]

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Career Change: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

By Markey Read Considering a career change or feel like you’re in a dead-end job? You start applying for random positions, thinking to yourself, anything is better than this job.  You see positions for which you have few qualifications and convince yourself that you can do that job, and that one too. When you finally get the […]

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What is a Trademark and Why Trademarks Matter in the Competitive Craft Beer Industry

By Matt McLaughlin A name. It all starts with a name. A series of words, individually with little meaning, but collectively, the embodiment of creativity, passion and inspiration. Whether the name of the craft brewery itself or an individual and unique style of beer, it all starts with a name. Over time, substantial resources, financial and […]

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The Guaranteed Admission Program Helps Students Excel at College Life

If Gabrielle Kalinen hadn’t gone through the Guaranteed Admission Program at UVM, she may not have gone to school at all. She would have missed out on being the captain of the UVM Ice Cats skating team, an active member of the Figure Skating Club, discovering her love of communication science and disorders, becoming a […]

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5 Benefits Summer College Provides for High School Students

Kristen Kilbashian an enrollment coach for UVM’s Pre-College programs talks about what high school students can gain by taking college courses in a summer college program.   Q: Can you first explain the basics of a summer college program for high school students? A: Summer pre-college (high school) programs give students the opportunity to find out what college-level […]

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High School Students Use Summer Academy Program for College Prep

Updated May 11, 2022 While most students have to wait until their first year of college to experience program-specific material and the campus community, high-school students enrolled in Summer Academy can gain that experience much earlier. In fact, every year colleges and universities across the U.S. host students in a number of different summer programs that […]

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Guaranteed Admission Program to UVM Offers Hope and College Prep for High School Students

Philip Hampson always planned on taking a year off after high school to experience life before going to college. “I simply needed a break from high school and wanted to do something fun and make a little bit of money,” said Hampson. Despite not thinking about heading to college for a year, the South Burlington […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Summer School

Remember when Alice Cooper’s song School’s Out was blasted from car radios just as the final school bells rang in early June? Times have changed when it comes to how we approach academics in the warm summer months. Whether it’s the opportunity for a student to get ahead on core requirements, boost a GPA or […]

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UVM Is: Teresa Mares Studying the Challenges Faced by Migrant Dairy Workers

Near the Vermont-Canadian border, migrant dairy workers are grappling with food insecurity and increasing anxiety. Living on the dairy farms where they are employed, undocumented migrant workers are often reluctant to go grocery shopping—or anywhere for that matter—for fear of detention and deportation by the federal border patrol. Vermont is not often viewed as a […]

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Trading Aspirin for Asparagus: A Prescription for Healthy Food

By Charlie Mitchell “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Do you believe this old saying? If we, as a state, ate a healthier diet, would we experience fewer issues, and probably spend a lot less on healthcare? If that logic follows, shouldn’t we be trading Cortlands for Cortisone? Asparagus for aspirin? The rubber […]

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