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BURLINGTON — Vermont residents are getting a $1 million incentive to head back to school at The University of Vermont (UVM) for professional development.UVM has announced that it is the recipient of a $1 million grant from the state of Vermont. The Workforce Upskill Opportunity Grant will enable Vermont residents to get free access to career advancement and academic success workshops and take up to two free college courses resulting in college credit or professional certificate program in the 2021/22 academ … (read more)

UVM to offer Zoom courses on coding

VERMONT — Knowing how to code can build a kid’s confidence, enhance problem- solving skills and expand future career opportunities. To introduce middle and high school students to coding, Vermont 4-H, in collaboration with the University of Vermont Colleg … (read more)

UVM researcher talks COVID’s impact on kids, schools

As schools in Vermont and across the country prepare to reopen, it’s clear that children who do get the coronavirus are far less likely than adults to get severely ill. What is less well understood is the role they play in passing COVID-19 along to others … (read more)

UVM lab soil testing services are delayed

MIDDLEBURY — Like so many other business and services during the coronavirus pandemic, The UVM Extension Service, while open, has suspended walk-in visitor service until further notice. “Clearly this is an on-going and changing situation, and we will be o … (read more)

Farm Show board to offer ag students tuition help

ESSEX JUNCTION — The Farm Show Board recently voted to sponsor a FARM (2+2) student through a four-year program that includes two years at Vermont Technical College and two years at the University of Vermont (with one semester at Miner Institute). The Far … (read more)

Karl Lindholm: ‘Bring it back’: The compelling legacy of UVM baseball

Whenever I go to a Lake Monsters game in Burlington, I find an occasion to declare casually to my companions that I played at historic Centennial Field for the Middlebury College nine, many years ago. If pressed, I have to admit that it was just one game … (read more)

UVM club baseball coach backs organ donations

Jim Carter is a man of passions. He is passionate about baseball: He coached baseball at Winooski High for 21 years and at the University of Vermont for six years, and now is the coach of the UVM club baseball team, and is the energy and brains behind the … (read more)

Opinion: UVM affiliation boosting Porter

In late November, I was interviewed by a reporter who asked for my perspective regarding the topic of hospital “consolidations” and to discuss some national studies that indicate that hospitals coming together means higher prices for patients. The reporte … (read more)

Opinion: UVM president sees bright future

As I begin my tenure as president, I am excited and optimistic about the future of the University of Vermont.  Thanks to my predecessor, Tom Sullivan, I inherit a thriving university.  UVM is financially sound, its physical campus has grown strategically … (read more)

Otter Valley soccer standout signs on with UVM

Believe the hype.  That’s what most people say after watching Olivia White play soccer.  White, 17, is the only Otter Valley Union High School student to be offered a full ride to the University of Vermont on an athletic scholarship. In any sport, boy or … (read more)