University of Vermont Officials Praise Justices After Supreme Court Affirmative Action Decision

News Release — UVM June 23, 2016 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], (802) 578-8830 In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision upholding the right of the University of Texas-Austin to consider race as one of many factors in admissions decisions, officials at the University of Vermont praised the ruling. “We are very […]

UVM’s new budget model has faculty on edge

At issue is whether the new system is encouraging an increase or decrease in academic offerings and favoring certain fields of study over others that are less popular.

Gail Sheehy revisits her Green Mountain ‘passages’

The best-selling writer, returning to the University of Vermont six decades after almost not graduating, talks about covering presidential candidates from Robert Kennedy to Hillary Clinton — and how Bernie Sanders is changing the rules.

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.