Gerstl-Pepin named interim dean of UVM College of Education and Social Services

News Release — UVM May 22, 2015 Contact: Jon Reidel, [email protected], (802) 656-8206 Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin, professor of educational leadership and policy studies and associate dean for academic affairs and research, has been named interim dean of the College of Education and Social Services, effective July 1, 2015. Gerstl-Pepin, a highly regarded scholar who has published […]

Local and international freshwater scientists meet in Burlington

News Release — University of Vermont May 20, 2015 Contact: Joshua E. Brown, [email protected], 802-656-3039 Discussions focus on problems and solutions for the world’s large lakes What’s the latest science on microplastics pollution in our lakes? What can be done to protect drinking water from harmful algae blooms? Which fish species are now safe to […]

Totenberg charms UVM commencement audience with rhymes and reason

News Release — UVM May 17, 2015 Contact: Jeffrey Wakefield [email protected] (802) 578-8830 Given that she was sharing the speaker’s platform with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Annie Proulx, a less confident person than Nina Totenberg might have had second thoughts about starting her speech at the University of Vermont’s 2014 commencement Sunday morning with two extended […]

UVM trustees approve 3.4 percent tuition hike

In-state tuition to rise almost $500 to $14,664, “one of the lowest (increases) in the past decade.” Board boosts financial aid by 6.3 percent.

UVM commencement set for this weekend

For Immediate Release May 13, 2015 Contact: University Communications, [email protected], 802-656-2005 University of Vermont’s 214th Commencement Set for Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17 The University of Vermont will celebrate its 214th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17. The University Commencement Main Ceremony, where the president will confer baccalaureate degree […]

UVM president wins Kutak Award from American Bar Association

News Release — UVM May 12, 2015 Contact: University Communications [email protected] 802-656-2005   University of Vermont president Tom Sullivan has been named the 2015 recipient of the American Bar Association’s Robert J. Kutak Award, honoring an individual who has enhanced significantly collaboration between the academy, the bench and the bar. “Tom Sullivan’s career and many […]

UVM announces new online health sciences degree completion program

News Release — UVM May 6, 2015 Contact: Sara Buscher [email protected] 802-656-3431   A new health sciences degree completion program planned for this fall at the University of Vermont will be an undergraduate major offered entirely online. UVM’s Health Sciences degree completion program is designed for undergraduates and working adults interested in health careers not […]

UVM alumnus Eric Lipton earns second Pulitzer Prize

News Release — University of Vermont April 22, 2015 Contact: Thomas Weaver, [email protected], 802-656-7996 Eric Lipton, longtime reporter for the New York Times and a graduate of UVM’s Class of 1987, is among this year’s recipients of the Pulitzer Prize, which were announced on April 20. The Times won the prize for investigative reporting for […]

UVM named to Princeton Review’s Top 10 Green Colleges list

News Release — University of Vermont April 21, 2015 Contact: University Communications, [email protected], 802-656-005 The Princeton Review has released its sixth annual guide to the most environmentally responsible colleges — a listing of the schools with “the most exceptional commitments to sustainability based on their academic offerings and career preparation for students, campus policies, initiatives, […]

UVM holds official groundbreaking for Miller Farm renovation

News Release — University of Vermont April 17, 2015 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830   The University of Vermont officially broke ground on April 15 on a new instructional barn and milking parlor and a new research barn at the Paul R. Miller Agricultural Research Farm, Phase I of a two-phase, $10 million upgrade of […]

Laurence H. Coffin, MD, honored posthumously with $100,000 endowment at the University of Vermont Medical Center

News Release — University of Vermont Medical Center April 6, 2015 Contact: Michael Carrese (802) 847-2886 Highlights · Contributions came from former colleagues, friends & family · Funds will support students and early-career physicians (Burlington, VT) Former department of Surgery colleagues of the late Laurence H. Coffin, MD, joined by family and friends, have established […]

University of Vermont Medical Center honored with Governor’s Award for Worksite Wellness

News Release — University of Vermont Medical Center March 25, 2015 Contact: Michael Carrese (802) 847-2886 (Burlington, VT) The University of Vermont Medical Center received the “2014 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award” today from the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports for the company’s extensive efforts to improve employee health. The award […]

UVM pathologist lead author in JAMA-published study

News Release — UVM College of Medicine March 17, 2015 Contacta: Sarah Keblin Communications Manager Vermont Cancer Center (802) 656-3099 [email protected] Jennifer Nachbur Public Relations Director UVM College of Medicine (802) 656-7875 [email protected] Study Examines Diagnostic Accuracy of Pathologists’ Interpretations of Breast Biopsies The accuracy of pathologists’ diagnoses is an important and under-studied area. Now, […]

New UVM publication introduces African and Asian crops and their uses

News Release — UVM Extension March 11, 2015 Contact: Cheryl Herrick 802-656-5459 or [email protected] Burlington, VT – The UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture’s New American Farmer program has partnered with the New Farms for New Americans program of the Association of Africans Living in Vermont to publish “Global Food, Local Food: Guide to Growing, Harvesting […]