In the late 19th century, Cyrus Pringle shipped more than 500,000 plant specimens to institutions. He collected roughly 20,000 species, of which an estimated 12 percent were new to science.
I silently held my sign that said “TD BANK FUNDS DAPL” as admitted students and their families considered not only what classes to take, but which bank to choose.
Reductions in federal research funding would curtail efforts to make new discoveries across a range of fronts that could be of great benefit to Vermont and society at large.
News Release — The University of Vermont Foundation June 2, 2017 Contact: Mark S. Ray 802-656-3537 (p) 802-355-0145 (m) [email protected] Dr. Kennith Sartorelli Invested as Green and Gold Professor of Pediatric Surgery at UVM Burlington, Vt. – Kennith Sartorelli, M.D., a professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Surgery at the Larner […]
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 […]
News Release — University of Vermont Medical Center May 24, 2017 Contact: Michael Carrese desk: (802) 847-0368 cell: (802) 324-8166 [email protected] Highlights § Support for substance abuse and mental health programs a key focus § Part of more than $100 million in community benefits provided each year § Continues 30-year tradition of partnering with other […]
News Release – University of Vermont May 20, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected] 802-578-8830 Correction: This news release inadvertently cited the incorrect grouping of national institutions for the amount of student debt at graduation. The version below contains the correct grouping. The University of Vermont Board of Trustees today passed the lowest tuition percentage increase […]
News Release — University of Vermont May 19, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected] 802-578-8830 Thanks to a forecast calling for pleasant weather conditions on Sunday, The University of Vermont will celebrate its 216th Commencement outdoors. Both the University Commencement main ceremony and College of Arts and Sciences ceremony will take place on the University Green. […]
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 […]
News Release — UVM Alumni Association May 10, 2017 Contact: Mark S. Ray, APR Executive Director of Communications The University of Vermont Foundation 802-355-0145 (m) [email protected] Burlington, Vt. – Dr. Lewis R. First, professor and chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, has been named […]
News Release — The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont May 11, 2017 Contact: Jennifer Nachbur 802-338-8316 [email protected] BURLINGTON, VT – Acute respiratory disease (ARD) due to infection with adenovirus is a major cause of morbidity at military training centers. In addition to ARD, adenovirus infection can cause sore throat, […]
News Release — UVM May 5, 2017 Contact: Jeff Wakefield, [email protected], 802-578-8830 The Office of Undergraduate Research has announced the first two winners of its new Mentoring Award: Robert Hondal, associate professor of biochemistry and chemistry, and Denise Youngblood, professor of history. “Both faculty members have been outstanding scholars, teachers and mentors for many years,” […]
News Release — UVM May 4, 2017 Contact: Jon Reidel, [email protected], 802-656-8206 A new study showing significant patient-reported functional improvement among Medicare recipients who utilize rehabilitation services offers hope for America’s 65-and-older set, which is expected to double by 2050. That’s assuming Medicare – the nation’s largest federal health insurance program for seniors – survives […]
News Release — UVM May 1, 2017 Contact: Joshua Brown, [email protected], 802-656-3039 Revealing the Mysterious Powers of Spider Silks Spider silks, the stuff of spider webs, are an engineer’s dream: they can be stronger than steel at a mere fraction of weight, and also can be tougher and more flexible. These silks also are nearly […]