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University Students Raise Black Lives Matter Flag Next To American Flag

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.27.2016 | Black Voices

Amid nationwide protests following high-profile officer-involved shootings, students at the University of Vermont took a stand this weekend by hoistin...

Why the GM food labeling debate is not over

The Conversation US | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Jane Kolodinsky, University of Vermont The U.S. Senate this week reached a compromise to require food manufacturers to label foods that contain genet...

What happens when middle schoolers take to Twitter? They become learners

The Conversation US | Posted 05.24.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

Penny Bishop, University of Vermont Can social media help students learn? Mark Dries, CC BY-NC-ND Fully 92 percent of American teenagers go online d...

Why All Colleges Should Offer Yoga Teacher Trainings

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.02.2015 | Religion

As of the Spring 2016 semester, students at the University of Minnesota will have the chance to enroll in a yoga teacher training on campus. It's the ...

Redefining 'Hope' for a Cancer-Free World

Bill Couzens | Posted 11.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

We are in a "war on cancer," and the money-making cancer industry talks about never giving up hope. I want to know to what end we should have that hope. We don't have to give up hope, but we need to communicate honestly about cancer.

When The University Of Vermont Banned Bottled Water, Students Drank More Unhealthy Beverages

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.01.2017 | College

A ban on bottled water at the University of Vermont actually increased the number of bottles sent to the trash, and caused students and staff to drink...

A University Recognizes A Third Gender: Neutral

New York Times | Posted 02.04.2015 | College

Rocko Gieselman looked like any other undergraduate at the University of Vermont but perhaps a little prettier, with pale freckles dancing across porc...

Tyler Kingkade

Here Are The Colleges That Discipline Students The Most For Drug-Related Offenses | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.03.2015 | College

The University of California, Santa Cruz took the top slot for the most campus disciplinary actions relating to drugs, according to a new analysis fro...

Lower Your Stroke Risk With These 7 Lifestyle Changes

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.07.2013 | Fifty

It's no secret that a generally healthy lifestyle can help reduce a person's risk of getting a stroke. And now a new study shows that you can reduce y...

The 10 Most Gay-Friendly Schools

Unigo | Posted 11.10.2012 | College

Students from these schools were far from shy about showing their pride in support of the LGBT community on campus. In one of our favorite list names...

The Most Expensive 4-Year Public Colleges

Posted 08.14.2012 | College

Students at Penn State pay the highest tuition bill in the country among four-year public colleges according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Depa...

WATCH: SpongeBob, Patrick Rap At Graduation

Posted 05.21.2012 | College

Nickelodeon president Cyma Zarghami brought out two special guests at the University of Vermont's commencement ceremony -- SpongeBob Squarepants and P...

Students Just Not as Active as They Used to Be

Becky Hayes | Posted 05.28.2012 | College
Becky Hayes

With students focusing on other aspects of college life, it looks like that fight-for-a-cause activism has burned out. If we chose to unite on a single issue that affects a large percentage of the student body, we would have much more success in actually making a difference.

Romantic Scandal Rocks University Of Vermont

Posted 10.12.2011 | College

Students aren't the only ones capable of causing romantic drama on college campuses. Enter Rachel Kahn-Fogel, the wife of former University of Verm...

The Most Expensive Public Colleges For In-State Students

Posted 08.16.2011 | College

Considering staying in your home state for college? Some schools are certainly more of a tuition bargain than others. On Tuesday, US News and Wor...

How Two 50-Something Women Put Vermont on the Path Toward Single-Payer Health Care

Wendell Potter | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics
Wendell Potter

While several states are suing the federal government to block health care reform and dragging their feet on implementing any part of it, Vermont this week will be taking a giant leap in the other direction.

University Of Vermont President Stepping Down

Vermont Cynic | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

After 10 years as President of the University of Vermont, Daniel Mark Fogel announced his resignation that will become effective on July 1, 2012....

Fed A Diet Of Algorithms, Vermont Prof's Robots Evolve

The Burlington Free Press | GLENN RUSSELL, Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

If you had to choose the word that best describes the robots Josh Bongard has been working with lately, "robotic" would not be it....


Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More and more schools are taking initiative to decrease their environmental impact -- but only a few can take the top green spots. Here are the school...

Professors: Being Unbiased In Classroom 'Impossible'

Vermont Cynic | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

At a school known for both its liberal students and professors, some students question whether their tuition money is paying for the facts or a profes...

Sex, Drugs And Secrets Fill Burlington Website

Vermont Cynic | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Suicide, sex and drugs are the types of personal issues that students don't always share with the world. However, is a new website...

UVermont Copes With Murder Of Pre-Frosh

Vermont Cynic | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The murder of prospective student Olivia Marchand has left the University of Vermont Student Government Association wondering how the student body sho...

America's Greenest Colleges: Did Your School Make the Grade?

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

While the good folks at U.S. News and World Report ascribe certain measurements of prestige to their college rankings, we rated schools based on what matters most to us.

Jason Linkins

Ben Stein Dropped As University of Vermont Commencement Speaker | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

According to the Burlington Free Press, bit-actor and intelligent design enthusiast Ben Stein will no longer be serving as this year's University of V...