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State News
February 14, 2018

Special education students could be better served for less, studies say

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger

Vermont students needing special education could be better served for less money, according to two studies commissioned by the Legislature.

Lawmakers will use the studies to craft new approaches to delivering and funding special education services.

The studies were conducted by…

News Briefs
January 3, 2018

Osher Winter Lecture Series begins Friday, Jan. 5

By Gerrie Russell

The Osher Life Long Learning Institute in Rutland exists to promote continuing education for area residents age 50 and older. It operates under the auspices of the University of Vermont and is run by a volunteer board of directors comprised of local…

Program aims to ease transition to middle school
August 31, 2017

Program aims to ease transition to middle school

PROSPER Team Leader Kimberly Griffin, right, hands out information about the PROSPER program during the eclipse party in Brandon on Monday, Aug. 21. By Lee J. Kahrs

BRANDON—A new program designed to help parents and kids communicate is being offered to fifth and sixth graders and…

UVM professor leads program on history of bicycles in Vt.
Switching Gears
August 16, 2017

UVM professor leads program on history of bicycles in Vt.

Courtesy of PHS


Wednesday, Aug. 16, 7 p.m.—PAWLET— The Pawlett Historical Society (PHS) is pleased to present its August program, “Of  Wheelmen, the New Woman, and Good Roads: Bicycling in Vermont, 1880-1920,” to be presented by Luis Vivanco,…

News Briefs
July 7, 2016

UVM study highlights racial disparities in traffic stops

A new study analyzing traffic stops in Vermont shows that black and Hispanic drivers are pulled over, searched and arrested far more often than whites, yet white drivers are more likely to be carrying contraband.

Released June 30, the independent study of racial disparities in…

State News
May 23, 2016

UVM’s Grossman School named among best undergrad business schools

The University of Vermont’s  ( UVM ) Grossman School of Business added another top ranking to its growing number of accolades by making Bloomberg Business’ coveted “Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2016” list, released May 5.

The ranking, based on survey data from nearly 30,000 students…

News Briefs
May 11, 2016

4-Hers gather in Castleton for state horse judging contest

CASTLETON—On May 1, 4-Hers from 10 Vermont counties traveled to Castleton to compete in the annual state 4-H Horse Judging Contest. At stake for seniors, ages 14 and up, was a spot on the state judging team that will compete in regional and national contests…

March 2, 2016

UVM team working on technique to help skiers find ultimate skis

Undergraduate engineering students at the University of Vermont have teamed up with a professor to find a technique that could help performance skiers select the ultimate pair of skis.

It all started last fall, when UVM senior Elli Terwiel was in professor Eric Hernandez’s course,…