education

As America Reopens, Associate Professor Larry Shelton Offers Insight Into Supporting Children’s Mental Health

As stay-at-home orders are lifted in Vermont and elsewhere, families are grappling with questions about sending their children to daycare, camps, and school. A panel of mental health experts from the University of Vermont and UVM Medical Center recently participated in a webinar titled, “Caring for Children’s Mental Health as America Reopens.” The webinar offered […]

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UVM Is: Jason Garvey Advocates for Robust Data to Represent Queer and Trans Students

Associate Professor Jason Garvey’s personal experience strongly influenced his pursuit of uplifting queer and trans collegians. As a closeted student-athlete during his undergraduate years, Garvey came out as queer while he was a graduate student at The Ohio State University. It was then that Garvey became enlightened to the importance of individual and institutional contexts […]

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Perspectives on Early and Middle Level Education in Disruption due to Coronavirus Pandemic

By Kate Whitney Parents and caregivers nationwide are struggling with their new role facilitating the remote academic development of their children due to the coronavirus pandemic. But beyond the memes and jokes about the drink in mommy’s sippy cup, the transition from school to remote learning has many searching for strategies to foster a positive […]

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UVM Is: Ryan Hargraves Takes the UVM Admissions Process to a Holistic Level

When Ryan Hargraves meets with prospective students, he wants to hear how they can contribute to the greater good. Hargraves, Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions at UVM, isn’t just interested in a student’s grades or test scores. He also wants to know what issues students are passionate about and how they’re engaged in their community. […]

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UVM Is: Natalie Neuert Curates an Edgier Lane Series with World, Modern, and Classical Music

Natalie Neuert spends part of the winter on the road in search of established and up-and-coming musical acts to perform in the UVM Lane Series. In November, she traveled to Mundial Montreal—a world music industry event, followed by trips to New York City for the Association of Performing Arts Professionals, and the Folk Alliance International […]

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UVM Is: David Carlson Creates a Sense of Community for Student Veterans

Connecting with military veterans on campus is the best part of David Carlson’s day. As coordinator of UVM Student Veteran Services, Carlson helps military vets make a smooth transition to the University and adjust to college life. Carlson, a UVM alumnus and military veteran, knows all too well what it’s like to go from the military […]

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UVM Is: Justin Garwood Creates Gun Violence Prevention Course with a Focus on Mental Health, Positive Relationships

How can schools prevent and respond to gun violence? UVM Assistant Professor Justin Garwood, Ph.D., designed a course to address the crisis of school-based gun violence, which has escalated in the United States over the past 20 years. The course, “Preventing and Responding to School Shootings,” covers historical perspectives on school safety and theories on […]

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UVM High School Summer Program Helps Students Explore Health and Medicine

Shaye Squillante wants to study science and medicine in college. So when she learned about UVM Summer Academy’s Health and Medicine course, the high school student jumped at the chance to enroll. Summer Academy’s Health and Medicine course exposes students to the world of medicine and bioscience through active learning in labs, lectures, demonstrations, and […]

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Cooking with Intention and Mindfulness at the John Dewey Kitchen Institute

Marcela Lahaie is figuring out how to teach her young preschool students about using their senses and being present. Since completing the UVM John Dewey Kitchen Institute last summer, she’s been finding ways to encourage “learning by doing” in her pre-K classroom. She recently cooked apple sauce with a group of children. The process not […]

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What’s the Career Outlook for Digital Marketers?

By Kate Whitney Whether you’re at the beginning of your career, looking to enhance your current position, or switching gears, with careers in digital marketing projected to increase at a faster-than-average rate of 8% over the next eight years with a median salary of $132,620, digital marketing can offer the opportunity to leverage skills you’ve […]

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