UVM Summer Academy Instructor Andrew Frost Shares Tips for Creating Better Photographs
High school students can learn how to become better photographers. Summer Academy professor shares beginner tips for photography.
Summer Academy Storytelling with Photography Course Gave Mish Wilson a Jump on Her College Experience
Summer Academy course at the University of Vermont gave Jamaican born Mish Wilson a jump start on her college experience at UVM.
Building Community Online in the UVM Summer High School Program
Even in a remote learning environment, Arai Lubas felt connected to students, faculty, and the UVM campus. Lubas, of Reading, Pennsylvania, enrolled in the UVM Summer Academy program’s Biomedical Science and Human Disease course in 2020. Her initial plan was to take the course in the UVM summer high school program for two weeks on […]
Finding Remote Internships in High School
Remote internships in high school are an effective way to gain work experience in a professional environment, develop and grow a one’s skill set, and establish strong business connections. It’s clear that in the era of Covid-19, the traditional, in-person approach to internships has changed dramatically. Still, finding online internships is possible. Here are steps […]
Transforming Challenge into Opportunity: Preparing for College When High School Is Closed
By Kate Whitney And just like that, our schools were closed. Graduation parties and proms were cancelled, SATs were put on hold, campuses were shut down for prospective student tours, school districts moved classes (sometimes clunkily) to remote learning, and everyone was left wondering how to move forward in this period of nationwide uncertainty and […]
Early College Program Gives Students Access to Academic Health and Medicine
JeanPaul Habyalimana knows that he wants to study medicine more than anything. Ever since sixth grade, the high school junior from Colchester has been interested in health and science—specifically neuroscience. Last summer, he completed UVM’s Health and Medicine pre-college course to explore his interests. “I’ve always been interested in neuroscience, and I decided I should […]
Experiencing a Drone Training Course and a Chance to Learn about UVM. Drones Course Goes Online for 2020.
Cedar Zobel-Williams loves flying drones. So, when he learned that UVM offered a Drones for Environmental Mapping course last summer as part of its Summer Academy program, he jumped at the chance to participate. The high school senior from Roslindale, Massachusetts, enrolled in the drone training precollege course to get a chance to fly drones in […]
Experiencing the Rigors of Academic Medicine in UVM’s Precollege High School Program
Mia Lobel is attending UVM in the fall and setting her sights on working in orthopedic medicine. Last summer, the high school senior from New Albany, Ohio, completed UVM’s Health and Medicine pre-college course to get a better sense of college life and the University’s rigorous academic expectations. The Health and Medicine course is part […]
How High School Students Can Afford Summer Courses at UVM
By Kate Whitney College can be expensive enough for those who are fortunate enough to attend, and student loans are no joke. So why on earth should you sign up for a course and take on the financial burden before you’re even through high school? (Hint: because you may be able to take up to […]
Summer Academy Course Inspires Mount Mansfield Union High School Student to Create Neuroscience Club
One morning a week, about a dozen students gather for a neuroscience club meeting at Mount Mansfield Union High School in Jericho. The club, which includes students in grades 9-12, explores everyday things in the study of neuroscience, such as sleep, memory, and behavior. The club is the brainchild of Theresa Christiansen, a junior from […]