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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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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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Alumni Advice: How UVM Prepared Miranda Appelbaum for a Career in the Arts

Miranda Appelbaum ’04 is the Assistant Director of Accessibility and Guest Services at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York. Her job focuses on programming, accommodations, staffing, and supporting new talent in the disability field. We talked to Appelbaum, who earned degrees in English and anthropology from UVM before studying museum studies […]

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In the Spirit of Incentive-Based Budgeting, Summer U Collaborates for Success

By Beth Taylor-Nolan By now we’ve all heard that as of July 1, 2015, UVM will change its budget model to Incentive-Based Budgeting (IBB). The IBB model is designed to make academic units become more financially self-aware and able to make more informed decisions regarding their unit’s income and expenses. President Tom Sullivan has stated […]

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What’s the Value of a College Degree?

Chris Lucier, Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of Vermont, talks about college affordability, Summer University, and why college is still a very good investment. Q: Last month, 80 college presidents – including UVM President Tom Sullivan – gathered at the White House to share their ideas on improving college access and affordability […]

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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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