Tag Archives: University of Vermont

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

PROFESSOR  LUIS  VIVANCO

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…

Sports
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,…

State News
February 24, 2016

Lawmakers discuss cost, number of special ed teachers in Vermont

By Michael Bielawski, Vermont Watchdog

Lawmakers seeking to control education costs in Vermont are discussing how many special education teachers is too many.

The House Education Committee on Feb. 11 invited Michael Giangreco, professor of education at the University of Vermont, to…

Op - Ed
January 15, 2016

It’s time for a new direction—dare to be great

By Bruce Lisman

After traveling the state for the last six years, I’ve heard many versions of the same challenges faced by Vermonters all across our state. Increased property taxes are making it harder to afford homes. Jobs that pay a livable wage are scarce….