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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High School Students Benefit from a Summer Academy College Prep Program

UVM Summer Academy is an outstanding, academically challenging 4-week program (2 weeks on-campus, 2 weeks online) for high school students who have completed 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and are interested in exploring a specific field of study. Summer Academy gives high school students the opportunity to learn what college life is like first-hand while getting a […]

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Despite Industry Shift, Vermont’s Craft Beer Sector Continues Strong Growth

By Gregory Dunkling Recent headlines report that big beer’s acquisitions of independent brewers across the nation are to blame for slower growth in the craft beer industry. But news of the craft beer market slowing down isn’t entirely accurate, especially when it comes to microbreweries in Vermont. Over the past decade, during the heady days […]

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The Rise of Co-Working Spaces in Burlington and Beyond

Photo/Credit: Study Hall On the third floor of a 19th-century brick building on College Street is Study Hall, one of many places in Burlington where writers, graphic designers, coders, consultants, and marketers gather to work on their laptops. Most of these professionals could work from home or at a coffee house. Instead, they chose to […]

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Historic Walking Tour Traces UVM’s Storied Past

The University of Vermont is known for its beautiful campus and desirable location in Burlington, the state’s largest city. But as the fifth oldest university in New England, UVM is more than just a pretty place. It also has an illustrious history with colorful visionaries and noteworthy tales. That history is highlighted every summer and […]

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The Craft Beer Industry Experiences Tremendous Growth in U.S.

(Photo: Alan Levine/Flickr) By Gregory Dunkling “Wait…shhh! Did you hear that? Another brewery opening!” Such was the joke going around this year’s New York City Beer Week according to Tony Forder, editor of Ale Street News. Of course the backdrop to this joke was that in 2014 two new breweries opened on average every day, […]

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UVM Alumna Finds Her Passion for Politics and City Government

Photo: Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, left, with his staff Jen Kaulius, Mike Kanarick, and Brian Lowe. By Lisa Schnell, PhD Associate Professor, Interim Dean of the UVM Honors College Last fall, I asked Jen Kaulius, an Honors College Scholar from the Class of 2012, to be part of a panel of current and former students […]

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The Nile Project: Major International Sustainability and Music Project Comes to UVM

By Natalie Neuert A ground-breaking, innovative, and exciting program called the Nile Project will come to Burlington for a concert at the Flynn Center, followed by three days of workshops, classroom visits, and community outreach centered on UVM’s campus. The event is co-presented by UVM’s own Lane Series and the Flynn Center for the Performing […]

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Learning to Turn: Diary of a Curious Winter Enthusiast

By Hilary DelRoss It’s never too late or too early to learn to turn on Vermont’s world-class, beginner terrain. Whether your goal is to try a new sport, hone a new skill, keep up with the kids or introduce friends and family to your favorite cold-weather pastime, you can find the right beginner program in […]

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Career Ready: Savvy Undergrads Gain Experience in Summer

Whether you’re looking for a job or a paid internship over the summer, the Burlington area offers a wide variety of opportunities for students and recent graduates to gain career skills and build a professional network. Flush with summer positions that don’t involve washing dishes or working retail, Burlington businesses and organizations offer opportunities for […]

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