*+-Join leading policy makers, energy professionals, academics and students from both sides of the international border to discuss an increasingly important Quebec-Vermont/New England electric energy relationship. Registration is free until February 1.
*+-Renowned author Salman Rushdie’s sold-out January 14th appearance at the University of Vermont will be recorded live and aired in a weekend broadcast by Vermont PBS.
*+-UVM professor Emily Bernard will look at the transformation of beloved poet and activist Maya Angelou in a talk at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro on January 7 at 7:00 pm. Her talk, “Delicious to the Ear: The Inspiring Voice of Maya Angelou,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.
*+-Gov. Peter Shumlin and the University of Vermont are pleased to again collaborate on the Vermont Governor’s Cabinet Graduate Internship Program for the upcoming spring semester.
*+-The Peace Corps today announced the 2014 rankings of the top volunteer-producing states and metropolitan areas across the country and Vermont ranked No. 1 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers per capita for the second straight year.
*+-FirstLight Fiber, a facilities-based telecommunications service provider operating in Upstate New York and Northern New England, announced today that the University of Vermont (UVM) will expand its relationship with FirstLight to include a 10 Gbps connectivity upgrade.
*+-EXC Could Vermont, always first in experiments, offer a statewide $5,000 associate degree education, followed by a $5,000 bachelor’s degree completion program?
*+-U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and the University of Vermont held a Youth Climate Summit today.
*+-News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. Dec. 5, 2014 BURLINGTON – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and the University of Vermont held a Youth Climate Summit today. More than 150 Vermont high school students and dozens of teachers from 26 high schools throughout the state worked in small teams to create climate action plans […]
*+-The University of Vermont men’s ice hockey program recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.
*+-What should be the purpose of a college education and what should it accomplish for the student?
*+-In the final step of a rebranding process, Fletcher Allen Health Care has been renamed the University of Vermont Medical Center, and its regional network is now the University of Vermont Health Network. The system includes two Vermont hospitals and two in New York; further expansion is likely in both states.