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Love the Arts? Explore Creativity at UVM Summer Academy

By Natalie Neuert My parents had a general guideline for my school years: good grades, one sport, and one arts activity. It turns out that the arts completely captured my interest when I was a student, and I’ve been lucky enough ever since to spend my life exploring music, theater, and culture. As director of […]

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Transitioning to College through UVM’s Jump Start Program

Getting a preview of college life made all the difference for Amanda McDonald. Before starting her freshman year last fall, McDonald enrolled in UVM Jump Start, a dynamic summer program that provides UVM incoming first-year students the opportunity to meet faculty and students, experience UVM’s curriculum, and explore campus life. Jump Start is designed to […]

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UVM Plays Major Role in Burlington’s Tech Hub Status

Techie.com’s recent designation of Burlington, Vermont, as one of the country’s most promising tech hubs adds to a long list of national accolades for the city, creating a buzz that could attract even more businesses and investors, according to Vermont technology and economic development experts. The attention also further highlights technology and economic development partnerships […]

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College Courses Offer High School Students Access, Opportunity

By Cynthia Belliveau What does a person’s future look like without a post-secondary education? In all likelihood, it’s going to be tougher for many reasons. Let’s face it, the days of only having a high school diploma are long gone. But here in Vermont, an alarming number of students are still not furthering their education. […]

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Seven Fun Things to Do This Summer in Vermont

Thinking about spending the summer in Burlington? We love Vermont in every season, but summer in the Green Mountains is hard to beat. Vermont is an ideal place to enjoy festivals, music, food, and the great outdoors. Whether you’re participating in a summer college program for high school students or taking classes in UVM’s Summer […]

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Summer College Gives High School Students a Head Start

Updated December 18, 2018 High school students or graduates may earn college credit in one or more courses alongside peers and undergraduates. UVM offers entry level courses both on campus and online year round in a variety of subject areas in our pre-college summer programs. UVM’s Summer Academy is a two-week on campus, two-week online […]

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The Best of Burlington Vermont

Burlington, Vermont is consistently ranked as one of the most desirable – and greenest – places to live and visit. The city’s vibrant arts and culture scene, endless outdoor recreation opportunities, and scenic beauty draw millions of visitors each year. Live music, art openings, and comedy shows can be enjoyed year-round. Outdoor activities range from […]

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Why We Love Church Street Marketplace

Church Street in the heart of Burlington is one of the most popular destinations in Vermont. Visitors to the city’s brick and cobblestone pedestrian marketplace will find dozens of locally-owned restaurants, food cart vendors, shops, and cafes, as well as a variety of outdoor entertainment. A perfect place to visit anytime of year, Church Street […]

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Where to get the Best UVM Food

Whether you’re new to campus or a seasoned senior, you’re bound to want be on the lookout for some comfort food on campus.  If you need a study break or you’re afraid that you’ll run out of points before the semester ends, these on campus eateries will provide you the best of food and service. […]

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