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University of Vermont Waterman Administration building
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The University of Vermont is restructuring and eliminating low-performing areas of studies. A group critical of the college administration’s cuts to the College of Arts and Sciences this week called for the president to resign.

Old Mill Building on the University  of Vermont campus (file)
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The University of Vermont has reported nearly 80 coronavirus cases among students during the first two weeks of the spring semester.

The Black Lives Matter flag flies in front of Burlington City Hall
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The Burlington, Vermont City Council postponed consideration of a settlement agreement with developers of a downtown project and also chastised the University of Vermont during Tuesday evening’s meeting.

Old Mill Building on the University  of Vermont campus
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The University of Vermont will freeze tuition for the upcoming school year.

Old Mill Building on the University  of Vermont campus
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The University of Vermont has announced a plan to phase out some low-enrollment programs as it addresses a budget deficit of $8.6 million.

People wearing masks on Church Street in Burlington, VT
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University of Vermont researchers have published a study that assesses varying risk factors for COVID-19 including the effectiveness of wearing masks.

University of Vermont Waterman Administration building
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After Burlington’s mayor expressed concerns about the University of Vermont’s plans for returning students to campus this fall, the college’s president responded Monday — expressing confidence that students’ return to campus will not lead to a surge in cases of COVID-19.

Dairy cow (file)
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When the coronavirus pandemic forced colleges to close and send students home, the University of Vermont asked:  Who would take care of the school’s herd of dairy cows that had been tended to by students?

University of Vermont Waterman Administration building
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The University of Vermont’s board of trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to divest from fossil fuels.

University of Vermont Waterman Administration building
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After a month of online finals and Zoom graduation ceremonies, discussion continues about how Vermont’s largest college plans to bring students back to campus this summer and fall.

UVM-Google team left to right: Complex Systems director of education Juniper Lovato; Professors Nick Cheney;  Jim Bagrow; Laurent Hébert-Dufresne; Google's Julia Ferraioli; Complex Systems Center director Peter Dodds and Google's Amanda Casari
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The University of Vermont says a division of Google has given the school $1 million to support research related to open source software.

UVM President Suresh Garimella announces plan to freeze 2020 tuition
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The University of Vermont’s new president announced Thursday that he will present a plan to the Board of Trustees to freeze tuition rates for the 2020 academic year.

UVM President Suresh Garimella announces plan to freeze 2020 tuition
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The University of Vermont will freeze tuition next year for all students.

UVM President Suresh Garimella
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The University of Vermont formally installed its 27th president last week. Suresh Garimella has been working since July 1st but the traditional installation ceremony brought campus leaders and students, state and local officials and past colleagues to hear Garimella’s vision for the university. Garimella tells WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley he was a bit hesitant about all the pomp and circumstance, but it boosts energy and enthusiasm across the campus.

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy announces funding for a Rural Center of Excellence on Substance Abuse Disorders
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Vermont U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy announced Thursday that the University of Vermont will receive $6.6 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to create a Rural Center of Excellence on Substance Abuse Disorders.

UVM President Suresh Garimella
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Why would a high-ranking administrator from Purdue University decide to move to Vermont to lead the Green Mountain State’s largest college? On his first day, the new University of Vermont president described to a crowded room of reporters what drew him to the university and his hopes for its future. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has part two of our story.

UVM President Suresh Garimella talks to reporters during his first day on the job.
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Boxes lined the hallway and workstations leading to the office of the University of Vermont’s president. Monday was the first day on the job for the college’s new leader, and he spoke with a roomful of the region’s reporters about his priorities for Vermont’s largest college.  WAMC North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was there.

Bailey-Howe Library
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The outgoing president of the University of Vermont is reaffirming the college’s actions to rename a campus library in response to a eugenics survey that took place at the school from 1925 to 1936.

David Rosowsky
University of Vermont/Sally McCay

The University of Vermont's provost and senior vice president is stepping down.

Bailey-Howe Library
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The University of Vermont Board of Trustees has unanimously agreed to remove the name of a past president from the campus library. The board agreed that Guy W. Bailey, who served as the college’s president from 1920 until 1940, does not meet the criteria for such an honor. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley explains why.

The FBI’s Albany field office and the University of Vermont held an active shooter training exercise today near the Burlington college. Although it was scheduled some time ago, it comes after another mass shooting has the country on high alert.

Center for Excellence rendering
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The University of Vermont recently announced an innovative partnership to establish the college’s first Center of Excellence, which will expand data science research on human wellness.

UVM Health Net Transport helicopter
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A new Vermont-based air ambulance service is now flying patients.

UVM Medical Center nurses' union announce intent to strike
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Nurses at Vermont's largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike.

UVM Medical Center nurses' union announce intent to strike
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About 1,800 unionized nurses at Vermont's largest hospital launched a two-day strike Thursday following unsuccessful contract negotiations, but hospital officials say operations continued with little disruption for patients.

UVM Medical Center nurses' union announce intent to strike
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A union representing nurses is returning for contract negotiations with administrators at Vermont's largest medical center as the possibility of a strike nears.

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Officials at the University of Vermont and St. Michael's College say they are investigating white supremacist signs and stickers that are being posted around the colleges' campuses.

The University of Vermont and St. Michael's College are taking steps to stop the possible spread of mumps on the campuses.

University of Vermont
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A University of Vermont student suspended this fall after being accused of groping a female student at an off-campus party is suing the school, saying he didn't grope the student and the school's disciplinary system is faulty and biased against men.

Female Bernie Sanders spider -- Spintharus berniesandersi
UVM Agnarsson Lab

Researchers at the University of Vermont have named a new species of spider after the state’s junior U.S. Senator.

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