UVM energy fund that’s fueled by student fees sits dormant

The fund has supported the installation of solar panels on UVM buildings, brought speakers like Al Gore to campus and helped students build a hybrid car. Yet since May 2015 it has been under review by the university and hasn’t supported any new projects.

City of Burlington and University of Vermont Selected for White House MetroLab Network

News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger May 5, 2016 Contact: Beth Anderson, Chief Innovation Officer 802.865.5357 MetroLab Network will leverage city-university partnerships to accelerate innovations in local government Burlington, VT — Mayor Miro Weinberger and University of Vermont Vice President for Research Richard Galbraith are pleased to join MetroLab Network, a network of 35 city-university […]

University of Vermont, Burlington Electric Unveil Electric Vehicle Charging Stations on UVM Campus

News Release — UVM & BED May 4, 2016 Contacts: Jeff Wakefield, UVM, 802.578.8830 Mike Kanarick, BED, 802.735.7962 Partnership Demonstrates Commitment to Workplace Charging with Goals to Increase Number of EVs on the Road, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Burlington, Vt. – The University of Vermont and the Burlington Electric Department today officially unveiled four dual […]

Jon Erickson: The economic case for divestment

The environment and economy are so often seen in conflict, that it may be shocking for many to learn that on divestment, our ecological and economic bottom lines are in full alignment.

UVM seeks to repeal ‘40 percent’ law on tuition ratio

University officials say changing a 60-year-old law limiting tuition for Vermonters to a portion of out-of-state tuition would help bring in more students and more revenue.

UVM to Host International Climate Prediction Workshop

March 14, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830 UVM to Host International Climate Prediction Workshop Assembly will feature keynote from president of World Meteorological Organization, interactive sessions with newest climate tools The University of Vermont will host the 14th Annual Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop March 22 to 24 at the Hilton […]

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 […]