University of Vermont

No luck yet as Burlington pushes colleges to pay more

The City Council has approved a one-year extension of the University of Vermont’s payment in lieu of taxes at its current level of $1.3 million.

Agency of Education and University of Vermont partner for Vermont Teacher of the Year

News Release — Agency of Education June 22, 2017 Contact: Rebecca Gile (802)479-1718. Agency of Education Partners with the University of Vermont for the 2018 Vermont Teacher of the Year BARRE – Beginning this year the Agency of Education will be partnering with the University of Vermont for the Vermont Teacher of the Year and […]

Neighborhood groups want to set future of Burlington landmark

City officials have put off planning the historic Memorial Auditorium’s future, and now the city’s neighborhood planning assemblies want to lead a public process to decide its fate.

Educational boat trips teach public about Lake Champlain

News Release — University of Vermont June 20, 2017 Media Contact: Kris Stepenuck (802) 656-8504 E-mail: [email protected] EDUCATIONAL BOAT TRIPS TEACH PUBLIC ABOUT LAKE CHAMPLAIN Burlington–University of Vermont (UVM) Extension, Lake Champlain Sea Grant and ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain will host three Summer on the Lake educational boat cruises in July and August. […]

Fairmont Farm wins top Vermont dairy award

News Release — Fairmont Farm June 15, 2017 Media Contacts: Richard and Bonnie Hall (802) 223-3868 E-mail: [email protected] Tony Kitsos (802) 524-6501 or (800) 639-2130 (Vermont calls only) E-mail: [email protected] East Montpelier–Fairmont Farm has been selected as the 2017 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year. It stood out among this year’s nominees for a number […]

Armyworms on the march in fields across Vermont

News Release — University of Vermont June 16, 2017 Media Contact: Heather Darby (802) 524-6501, ext. 437 or (800) 639-2130 (Vermont calls only) E-mail: [email protected] ARMYWORMS ON THE MARCH IN FARM FIELDS ACROSS VERMONT St. Albans–Armyworms have been spotted in several locations across Vermont in recent days including on Addison, Orange and Franklin County farms. […]

University of Vermont receives national award for work to reduce high risk drinking

News Release — University of Vermont June 13, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield [email protected] 802578-8830 UVM Receives National Award for Work to Reduce High Risk Drinking The University of Vermont was one of three institutions of higher education whose work to address high risk drinking and other substance misuse was honored with a Prevention Excellence Award […]

Deb Markowitz Earns EPA Lifetime Achievement Award

News Release — University of Vermont May 23, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected] 802-578-8830 Deb Markowitz, visiting professor at the University of Vermont in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, has received a 2017 EPA New England Lifetime Achievement Award. The award honors the region’s most committed environmental leaders who have made lasting […]

UVM board approves historically low tuition increases

The college says it’s the smallest percentage increase since 1977. UVM is still among the most expensive public universities in the country.

Q&A with UVM commencement speaker James Fallows

The onetime presidential speechwriter talks Trump, tech, journalism and the future of today’s graduates.

UVM’s 216th Commencement is May 20 and May 21

News Release — The University of Vermont May 18, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected] 802-578-8830 The University of Vermont will celebrate its 216th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21. President Tom Sullivan will confer degrees on an estimated 3,228 graduates, including 2,620 bachelors, 386 masters, 106 doctoral and 116 medical degree […]

Valuable rhino horn vanishes from UVM collection

Officials say the thriving illegal trade in such items means schools and museums need to guard against theft. The university is offering a reward for information.

University of Vermont Mourns the Passing of Robert Larner, UVM’39, M.D.’42

News Release — UVM April 24, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield Asst. Director, News & Public Affairs University of Vermont (802) 656-5799 Robert Larner, M.D., the Burlington native for whom the UVM Larner College of Medicine was named in September of 2016, died peacefully at his home in Woodland Hills, Calif. on Thursday, April 20, 2017. […]

Electric buses get trial run in quest for sustainable transit

One is giving free rides on Green Mountain Transit routes. The Burlington Electric Department is using state money to help GMT and UVM try out the vehicles.