While Vermont’s high school graduation rate is significantly higher than the national average, the percentage of Vermont graduates who go on to college is much lower.
The Peace Corps today released the 2014 rankings of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities across the country. The University of Vermont ranked No. 5 this year among medium schools, with 29 undergraduate alumni currently volunteering worldwide.
Student Climate Culture is writing this letter to you because we feel that our Board’s Investment Subcommittee made an unfair decision regarding fossil fuel divestment, and we need your help.
Recent developments at the University of Vermont and St. Michael’s College provide prime examples of a fundamental problem in post-secondary schooling in the United States.
Students eager to chart a clean energy future on campus are joining lawmakers in their push to divest the state’s pension fund of fossil fuel companies. Students from the University of Vermont, St. Michael’s College and Middlebury College gathered at the Statehouse on Thursday to support legislation that would require the state to pull fossil […]
Panel discussion and new report highlight benefit of Vermont clinical trials for patients, state economy
Working with Vermont research institutions, including the University of Vermont and Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, the nation’s biopharmaceutical research companies have conducted 566 clinical trials of new medicines since 1999, according to a new report released today and highlighted at a panel discussion in Burlington. According to the latest data from 2011, this activity also generated $267 million per year in economic activity in the state.
Amidst a growing chorus of opponents, a group of University of Vermont students called on the Vermont Public Service Board to side with the state’s largest environmental groups and a majority of public comments and deny a Certificate of Public Good for the proposed fracked gas pipeline through Addison County.
News Release — United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America Nov. 22, 2013 Vermont Contact: Kelly Mangan, Organizer Vermont Fair Food Campaign, 802-324-6560, [email protected] Massachusetts Contact: Peter Knowlton, President Northeast Region – United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE), 774-264-0110, [email protected] On Tuesday, Vermont Sodexo employees will be receiving support from Massachusetts-based […]