UVM medical school to receive $66 million bequest

The school will now be known as The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont.

Researcher aims to give state new tools to fight opiate crisis

It looked like time for Vermonter Rick Rawson to retire, maybe write a book. But then he was asked to help his home state assess its heroin epidemic and evaluate the progress in combating it.

UVM reaches contract deal with campus police union

BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont has reached a three-year contract agreement with the union representing its campus police and dispatchers, the college said Tuesday. The deal, with the Chauffeurs, Teamsters, Warehousemen and Helpers Union No. 597, includes wage increases of 2 percent for the fiscal year that began July 1 and each of the […]

UVM study shows direct connection between Lake Champlain pollution and local economy

With a decrease of just one meter of water clarity, Vermont lakeside communities would lose $16.8 million in economic activity, and approximately 200 full-time jobs.

Tenants must be out of aging Memorial Auditorium by year end

The Burlington city engineer has said the building won’t be fit for continued occupancy without significant repairs. The city has been considering the future of the property and nearby parcels, including their possible use for a new UVM sports arena.

UVM Medical School to train more psychiatry residents

The doctors will spend a substantial portion of their training on treating post-traumatic stress disorder at the Veterans Affairs clinic in Burlington.

Challenge to UVM sexual misconduct investigation is dropped

The lawsuit filed late last month in federal court claimed the man was not given enough information to defend himself in the investigation process. But he ended up dropping the suit.

Construction worker dies at UVM residence hall project

BURLINGTON — A construction worker died early Thursday at a project on the University of Vermont campus, apparently after falling from a significant height, the college said. The worker, whose name has not been released, was taken to the UVM Medical Center, where he died a short time later. Authorities are investigating what happened, the […]

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 […]