UVM police warn campus of threats made toward student

Police at the University of Vermont sent a campus-wide alert late Sunday warning of a man who threatened to hurt his former girlfriend, an unnamed student at the university. Police said in the alert that Ronald Reda, a man in his late 40s, made specific threats toward the student and may be looking to commit […]

UVM, South Burlington relaunch idea of arena for Catamounts

Two locations in the city are proposed for the multipurpose arena, which would cost $50 million to $60 million, according to the city manager.

Karen Meyer: UVM’s value to Vermont

As the University of Vermont celebrates its 225th anniversary this academic year, all Vermonters can be proud of our flagship, public research university.

UVM reaches contract agreement with part-time faculty

The University of Vermont and its part-time faculty have reached agreement on a new contract. “We are pleased that the mediation process has led to an agreement with our part-time faculty,” said Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president for Human Resources, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs at UVM. The part-time faculty, represented by United Academics, have been formally […]

UVM receives $20 million gift on way to $500 million goal

University embarks on plans to increase endowed professorships, add scholarships and fund several capital projects.

UVM aims to add a megawatt of solar

Burlington Electric Department soliciting bids for solar projects on campus’ rooftops and over parking lots.

UVM, Burlington Electric to partner on solar projects

News Release — UVM, BED September 17, 2015 Contacts: Jeff Wakefield, University of Vermont, 802.578.8830 Mike Kanarick, Burlington Electric Department, 802.735.7962 Mayor Weinberger and President Sullivan Announce UVM-City Solar Partnership, Release RFP BED to Facilitate Solar on UVM Properties Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger and University of Vermont (UVM) President Tom Sullivan today announced […]

UVM uniquely positioned in new federal college scorecard

News Release — UVM Sept. 17, 2015 Contact: Jeff Wakefield UVM 578-8830 A new federal website that allows college-bound students and families to compare important school-by-school data shows that the University of Vermont is uniquely positioned in the state.

 The new U.S. Department of Education site, released last weekend and available at collegescorecard.ed.gov, shows that […]

Update: UVM, union reach agreement on part-time faculty contract

The University of Vermont and the union representing 163 part-time faculty members has reached an agreement on new contract. The deal reached with United Academics calls for a 8.75 percent salary increase over the three-year contract and faculty members who teach nine or more credits a semester per year will be eligible to receive university-paid […]

Consumers don’t see GMO labeling as a deterrent to buying foods, study shows

“When you look at consumer opposition to the use of GM technologies in food and account for the label, we found that overall the label has no direct impact on opposition,” the study’s author said.

Base of Pyramid Global Network Summit brings sustainable business leaders to UVM

News Release — UVM June 29, 2015 Contact: John Turner, Communications Professional Phone: (O) 802-656-8327 (C) 802-324-6531 Email: [email protected] Hosted by the University of Vermont (UVM) School of Business Administration, and Enterprise for a Sustainable World (ESW), the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) Global Network Summit will bring together sustainable business thought leaders, corporate innovators, […]

UVM professor emeritus receives Fulbright Specialists award

News Release — University of Vermont June 30, 2015 Contact: University Communications 802-656-2005 [email protected]   Stephen J. Cutler, professor emeritus of sociology and former Bishop Robert F. Joyce Distinguished University Professor of Gerontology at the University of Vermont, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Romania at the University of Bucharest during October […]

Flies that feed on pests may help save hemlocks

UVM research assistant professor Kimberly Wallin co-leads effort to release nonnative silver flies that prey upon hemlock woolly adelgids.

UVM launches new incentive-based budgeting plan

A college spokesman said that the university intends to focus more spending on areas of growth, and budget in response to enrollment and student retention.