Tag Archives: UVM

Local News
December 6, 2017

Proposed tax on tuition waivers alarms students, colleges

Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

Tatiana Gladkikh is in her first year of studying for her doctorate in natural resources at the University of Vermont. The 27-year-old, a Russian citizen, receives a stipend for her studies and work at the university. But a change to tax law…

Op - Ed
October 11, 2017

Now’s the time for soil testing

By Daryle Thomas

Once you know where you are, it’s easy to get to where you want to be. And that, dear reader, is why you need to test your garden soil. A bit of a leap? Not really. Garden soil is not just dirt….

Letter
January 11, 2017

Understanding GMOs, organic and other terms

Dear Editor,

In response to Kyle Finneron’s story “The first 30 days,” published in the Mountain Times Dec. 21-27, which asks if organically grown food is worth the extra money: In most cases, it is not. After extensive testing, which many organic growers claim they…

African Violets: Seven steps to success
Local News
January 4, 2017

African Violets: Seven steps to success

By Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulture Professor Emeritus, UVM

African violets are one of the easiest and most adaptable flowering houseplants to grow, as they do well in the conditions found in most homes. There are seven main cultural factors you should be aware of to ensure…

Rubies of winter
Arts, Dining & Entertainment
December 14, 2016

Rubies of winter

By Dr. Leonard Perry, Horticulture Professor Emeritus, UVM

Shrubs with red berries come in handy this time of year for use in holiday decorations and arrangements, for feeding wildlife, and for brightening landscapes. Although the well-known American and Chinese hollies can’t be grown in many…

Drugs in the water? Don’t blame the students
State News
September 7, 2016

Drugs in the water? Don’t blame the students

UVM study shows down-the-drain disposal is not a major source of pharmaceutical pollution

Nearly 60 percent of American adults now take prescription medications—from antidepressants to cholesterol treatments—and, among other things, there is growing concern about how many drugs are flowing through wastewater treatment facilities and…

Local News
August 31, 2016

Class of 2020 brings top Vermont students to UVM

For the second year in a row, the University of Vermont welcomes an incoming class with record-breaking academic credentials. Topping the Class of 2019’s high scores, the incoming Class of 2020 earned an average 3.64 GPA and SAT scores in critical reading and mathematics of…

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…